Nashville Predators vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 11/23/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Nashville Predators vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Predators (-105) Red Wings (-115)
Little Caesars Arena is the location where the Detroit Red Wings (9-5-4) will take on the Nashville Predators (8-8-2) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Predators at -105 while the Red Wings are at -115. The over/under comes in at 6.
The Nashville Predators were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 3-2 defeat against the Lightning in their previous outing. Nashville recorded 12 mins in the box for this contest. The Predators didn't have a great showing offensively in the loss. In addition, they had 5 chances with the advantage and were able to score 1 goal. In the game, they converted 2 of the 32 shots they put on goal.
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Nashville Predators opponents have recorded 68 power play tries (6th in hockey) and have notched 13 goals in those chances. The Predators thus far have had 594 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .902. Nashville has taken 529 shots and has a shot percentage of 9.1%. When at even strength, the Predators have allowed the opponent to score 45 goals while earning 37 themselves. Nashville skates onto the rink with 68 power play chances and they have added 11 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 16.18%. For the current campaign, they have accumulated 18 points and their points percentage sits at .500. In reference to scoring goals, the Nashville Predators have notched 48 goals (27th in the league) on the season and have allowed 58.
The man protecting the net in this game is Juuse Saros. Saros has been in net for 236 games during his hockey career. He has a mark of 120-78-22 and he has started in 220 games. The opposition has racked up 575 goals versus Saros in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.57. Saros has seen 7,076 shot attempts against him and he has 6,501 saves. His save percentage is .919 for his 13,408 mins guarding the cage. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Saros has accumulated 135 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .614.
The last time they were on the ice, Detroit went up against the Blue Jackets in a matchup where the Red Wings notched a win by a score of 6-1. The Red Wings converted 6 goals out of the 37 shots on goal they took. They had 3 power play chances in this contest and tallied 2 out of those attempts.
The Red Wings have 45 goals at even strength and 14 goals (13th in the league) while having more men on the ice. Detroit has attempted 521 shots (27th in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 11.32%, while allowing the opposition 574 shots. So far this year, the Detroit Red Wings have accumulated 59 goals, 22 points, and a points percentage of .611. They have permitted 57 goals to be scored by of a combination of 46 goals at even strength and 11 goals while they were shorthanded. They have earned 67 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 20.90%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 79.63% on their opponents 54 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 90.1%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Ville Husso in the crease. He has tallied 1,885 stops out of the 2,065 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .913. Husso has earned a career mark of 41-15-10 and has participated in 69 games. He has made the start in 65 games and has accumulated 3,986 mins. Husso's quality start rate sits at 56.9% and he has qualified for 37 quality starts in his NHL career. His opposition is averaging 2.71 goals per game and he has conceded 180 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville (-105)
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