Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 2/15/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+188) Oilers (-225)
The Edmonton Oilers (30-19-5) will play the Detroit Red Wings (24-20-8) at Rogers Place on Wednesday. The odds on this game have the Red Wings at +188 and the Oilers are at -225. The total comes in at 7.
The Detroit Red Wings were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 6-1 win over the Canucks in their previous game. Detroit garnered 8 minutes in the box in this game. In addition, they had 1 power play try and were able to score 1 goal. The Red Wings had a solid offensive output and it showed in this win. For the game, they converted 6 of the 23 shots they put on net.
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When playing at even strength, the Red Wings have surrendered 132 goals while earning 122 of their own. Detroit Red Wings opponents have tallied 152 power play opportunities (27th in the NHL) and have come away with 34 goals in those attempts. Concerning their scoring capabilities, the Detroit Red Wings have accounted for 159 goals (21st in the league) for the season and have conceded 166. Detroit has attempted 1,518 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.5%. For the current season, they have tallied 56 points and their points percentage is sitting at .538. The Red Wings have had 1,598 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .896. Detroit steps onto the ice with 181 power play chances and they have notched 37 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.44%.
The man protecting the net in this game is Ville Husso. For his professional hockey career, Husso is sitting with 49 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .538. His save percentage sits at .909 during his 5,458 mins on the ice. Husso has had 2,814 shots against him and has accrued 2,559 total saves. Opponents have been able to score 255 goals versus Husso in his professional hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.80. He has accumulated a win-loss mark of 54-25-12 and he started in 91 games. Husso has played in 95 games over the course of his pro hockey career.
In their last outing, Edmonton squared up with the Canadiens in an outing where the Oilers went home in defeat by a final of 6-2. They had 6 chances on the power play in this matchup and notched 1 out of those chances. The Oilers recorded 2 goals out of the 31 shots on goal they attempted.
The Oilers have accumulated 142 goals at even strength and 59 goals (1st in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Edmonton has attempted 1,787 shots (4th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 11.25%, while allowing their opponents 1,723 shots. On the season, the Edmonton Oilers have 201 goals, 65 points, and a points percentage of .602. They have allowed 173 goals to be scored by way of 126 goals at even strength and 47 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a total of 190 chances on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 31.05%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 75.39% on their oppositions 191 power play tries, and their save percentage is 90.0%.
On the other side of the ice you are expected to see Stuart Skinner patrolling the crease. The opposition is averaging 2.90 goals/game and he has conceded 122 goals overall. Skinner's quality start percentage comes in at 54.8% and he has earned 23 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has started in 42 games and has played 2,523 minutes. Skinner is the owner of a career record of 20-17-4 and has participated in 44 games. He has a tally of 1,256 saves out of the 1,378 shots attempted against him, which gives him a rate of .911.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton (-225)
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