New Jersey Devils vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 10/25/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Jersey Devils vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Devils (-105) Red Wings (-115)
The New Jersey Devils (3-2-0) are on their way to Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday where they will go up against the Detroit Red Wings (3-0-2). The line on this contest has the Devils at -105 while the Red Wings are sitting at -115. The total has been set at 7.
The New Jersey Devils came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 2-1 win against the Sharks in their previous contest . The Devils had a below average offensive outing in the victory. In the game, they tallied a score on 2 out of the 36 shots they launched. Furthermore, they had 3 power play attempts and notched 1 goal. New Jersey earned 4 minutes in the box in this matchup.
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In terms of scoring goals, the New Jersey Devils have notched 14 goals (28th in pro hockey) for the year and have allowed 14. For the year, they have recorded 6 points and their points % is .600. New Jersey has accumulated 15 power play chances and they have added 2 goals during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 13.33%. At even strength, the Devils have conceded 13 goals while getting 12 when they are on offense. New Jersey has taken 196 shots and has a shooting percentage of 7.1%. The Devils have had 106 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .868. New Jersey Devils opponents have 15 power play tries (30th in pro hockey) and have scored 1 goal in those chances.
The man protecting the net in this game is Vitek Vanecek. Vanecek has taken the ice for 80 games over the course of his NHL career. He has amassed an overall record of 41-23-10 and he has gotten the start in 76 games. Opponents have been able to score 203 goals versus Vanecek in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.71. Vanecek has seen 2,170 shots against him and has recorded 1,967 total saves. His save percentage is at .906 during his 4,492 mins played. During his career on the ice, Vanecek has accounted for 36 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .474.
Their last time out, Detroit played the Ducks in a game where the Red Wings took home the win by a mark of 5-1. They had 5 power play attempts in this one and netted 3 out of those chances. The Red Wings converted 5 goals out of the 41 shots on goal they were seeking.
For the year, the Detroit Red Wings have 20 goals, 8 points, and a points percentage of .800. They have granted a total of 12 goals to be scored by of a combination of 12 goals at even strength and 0 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Red Wings have scored 15 goals at even strength and 5 goals (12th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 21 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play percentage of 23.81%. Detroit has put up 164 shots (24th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 12.20%, while allowing the other team 166 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 100.00% on their oppositions 17 tries on the power play, and their save percentage currently comes in at 92.8%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Ville Husso between the pipes. Teams are averaging 2.71 goals per game and he has allowed 155 goals overall. Husso's quality start rate is 57.1% and he has made 32 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has been a starter 56 games and his ice time sits at 3,438 mins. Husso has earned a career record of 36-13-8 and has been in goal for 60 contests. He is sitting with 1,639 saves out of the 1,794 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .914.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey (-105)
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