Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Prediction, 3/11/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023
Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+260) Bruins (-315)
The Boston Bruins (49-9-5) will play the Detroit Red Wings (29-26-9) at TD Garden on Saturday. The odds on this game have Detroit at +260 while Boston is sitting at -315. The total is 6.
The Detroit Red Wings will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 4-3 win against the Blackhawks their last time out. Detroit accounted for 6 penalty minutes for this matchup. They also had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice and scored 1 goal. The Red Wings had a impressive offensive performance in this win. In the game, they netted 4 out of the 41 shots they tried.
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While at even strength, the Red Wings have allowed the opponent to score 165 goals while notching 145 on the offensive side of the ice. Detroit Red Wings opponents have amassed 191 power play tries (21st in professional hockey) and have a total of 43 goals in those attempts. When it comes to their scoring capabilities, the Detroit Red Wings have racked up 190 goals (23rd in the NHL) so far this year and have surrendered 208. Detroit has taken 1,841 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.3%. For the season, they have recorded 67 points and their points percentage comes in at .523. The Red Wings have seen 1,979 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .895. Detroit has 223 power play opportunities and they have added 45 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 20.18%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Magnus Hellberg. The opposition has scored 41 goals versus Hellberg in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.97. Hellberg has participated in 17 games over the course of his NHL career. He has a save percentage of .894 for his 829 mins guarding the cage. He has accumulated a record of 6-6-1 and he has gotten the start in 12 games. For his career, Hellberg has 5 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .417. Hellberg has seen 387 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 346 total saves.
In their last game, Boston faced off against the Oilers in an outing where the Bruins went home in defeat by a score of 3-2. They had 2 power play attempts in this outing but weren't able to notch a goal. The Bruins had 2 goals of the 28 shots on goal they attempted.
Boston has taken 2,070 shots (13th in the league) and has earned a shooting percentage of 11.45%, while allowing their opponents 1,861 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 86.67% on their oppositions 210 power play chances, and their save percentage currently comes in at 92.9%. They have a total of 213 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 23.00%. The Bruins have racked up 188 goals at even strength and 49 goals (6th in the league) while on the power play. They have permitted 132 goals to be scored by way of 104 goals at even strength and 28 goals while they were shorthanded. This season, the Boston Bruins have accounted for 237 goals, 103 points, and a points percentage of .817.
Across the ice you are going to see Linus Ullmark in net. Ullmark has a career mark of 108-61-16 and has played in 197 games. Ullmark's quality start percentage sits at 61.9% and he has 117 quality starts in his NHL career. He has tallied 5,351 stops out of 5,827 shots taken against him, which gives him a save % of .918. The opposition is averaging 2.53 goals per game and he has yielded 476 goals in total. He has been a starter 189 games and has played 11,296 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+260)
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