Philadelphia Flyers vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 3/22/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+100) Red Wings (-118)
The Philadelphia Flyers (20-31-11) are en route to Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday where they will meet the Detroit Red Wings (25-30-7). The line on this contest has Philadelphia at +100 while Detroit opens at -118. The total has been set at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 2-1 win over the Islanders in their previous outing. The Flyers offense left a lot to be desired in the win. In the game, they tallied a score on 2 of the 37 shots they attempted. They also had 4 power play attempts and were able to notch 1 goal. Philadelphia accounted for 8 minutes in the box in this matchup.
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Philadelphia Flyers opponents have tallied 180 power play opportunities (19th in the league) and have racked up 44 goals in those attempts. The Flyers have had 2,101 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .900. Philadelphia has tried 1,897 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 8.2%. While at even strength, the Flyers have allowed the opponent to score 166 goals while earning 131 themselves. Philadelphia is sitting with 181 power play opportunities and they have tallied 25 goals out of those tries, giving them a rate of 13.81%. For the season, they have recorded 51 points and their points percentage sits at .411. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Philadelphia Flyers have racked up 156 goals (31st in pro hockey) for the season and have surrendered 210.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Carter Hart. Opponents have scored 380 goals versus Hart in his career and his goals against average is 2.90. Hart has been involved in 141 contests over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage currently sits at .907 during his 7,875 mins between the pipes. He has earned an overall mark of 62-56-16 and he has gotten the start in 134 games. In his career, Hart has 68 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .507. Hart has had 4,091 shots against him and has recorded 3,711 saves.
In their last contest, Detroit squared up with the Kraken in an outing where the Red Wings ended up taking the loss by a tally of 4-2. They had 1 chance on the power play in this game and netted 1 goal on that try. The Red Wings scored 2 goals of the 23 shots on goal they were seeking.
Detroit has attempted 1,827 shots (25th in the NHL) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.58%, while allowing their opponents 2,077 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 73.96% on their opponents 169 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 88.9%. They have recorded 171 power play chances and they have earned a power play rate of 18.13%. The Red Wings have earned 144 goals at even strength and 31 goals (25th in the league) while on the power play. They have permitted 230 goals to be scored by of a combination of 186 goals at even strength and 44 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this season, the Detroit Red Wings have earned a total of 175 goals, 57 points, in addition to a points percentage of .460.
Across the ice you will find Alex Nedeljkovic patrolling the crease. Nedeljkovic is the owner of a career mark of 33-26-10 and has played in 74 contests. Nedeljkovic's quality start rate sits at 56.7% and he has made 38 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has accounted for 1,967 saves out of 2,155 shots taken, which gives him a rate of .913. His opposition is averaging 2.69 goals per contest and he has yielded 188 goals in total. He was named a starter in 67 contests and has played for a total of 4,191 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit (-118) and under 5.5 goals
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