Florida Panthers vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 4/17/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Sunday, April 17, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-275) Red Wings (+225)
The Detroit Red Wings (29-35-10) will try to beat the Florida Panthers (53-15-6) at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has Florida at -275 and Detroit is priced at +225. The total has been set at 7.
The Florida Panthers were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 6-1 win against the Jets in their last contest. The Panthers had a impressive offensive outing in this win. In the outing, they were able to notch a goal on 6 out of the 43 shots they tried. In addition, they had 1 chance with the advantage but didn't convert it into a score. Florida had 4 penalty mins in this matchup.
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The Panthers have had 2,254 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .906. When at even strength, the Panthers have surrendered 165 goals while earning 251 when they are on offense. Florida Panthers opponents have totaled 234 power play tries (5th in hockey) and have earned 48 goals in those chances. For the current season, they have 112 points and their points percentage is .757. Florida has tried 2,790 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 11.0%. With regard to their scoring, the Florida Panthers have tallied 308 goals (1st in the National Hockey League) so far this season and have given up 213. Florida has 237 power play chances and they have added 57 goals during those chances, garnering them a rate of 24.05%.
The player in the crease for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Over the course of his pro career, Bobrovsky has tallied 325 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .567. His save percentage currently is at .916 for his 33,808 mins between the pipes. Bobrovsky has seen 17,224 shot attempts against him and he has 15,778 total saves. Opponents have notched 1,446 goals versus Bobrovsky in his career and his goals against average is 2.57. He has earned a win-loss mark of 333-186-48 and he has started in 573 games. Bobrovsky has taken the ice for 587 games throughout his NHL career.
Their last time out, Detroit went up against the Hurricanes in a game where the Red Wings took home the victory by a mark of 3-0. The Red Wings tallied 3 goals out of the 22 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 1 opportunity on the power play in this one but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal.
Detroit has attempted 2,195 shots (26th in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 9.57%, while allowing their opponents 2,503 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 74.27% on their opponents 206 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is currently 88.9%. They have recorded 209 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 17.22%. The Red Wings have accumulated 174 goals at even strength and 36 goals (25th in hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 279 goals to be scored by of a combination of 226 goals at even strength and 53 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the season, the Detroit Red Wings have accumulated 210 goals, 68 points, in addition to a points percentage of .459.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Alex Nedeljkovic protecting the net. The opposition is averaging 2.81 goals/game and he has surrendered 219 goals in total. Nedeljkovic's percentage of quality starts comes out to 57.3% and he has 43 quality starts in his professional career. He has started in 75 games and has played for a total of 4,671 mins. Nedeljkovic has accrued a lifetime mark of 36-28-13 and has been in net for 83 games. He has gathered 2,231 saves out of 2,450 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .911.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit (+225)
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