Detroit Red Wings vs Nashville Predators Prediction, 3/14/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Nashville Predators
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+145) Predators (-175)
Bridgestone Arena is where the Nashville Predators (33-24-7) will meet the Detroit Red Wings (30-27-9) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has Detroit at +145 and Nashville is sitting at -175. The total has been set at 6.
The Detroit Red Wings were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-3 win against the Bruins their last time out. Detroit accrued 12 penalty mins for this matchup. The Red Wings had a solid offensive output and it showed in this victory. Moreover, they had 3 attempts on the power play and netted 2 goals. In the game, they earned a goal on 5 of the 26 shots they attempted.
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Detroit Red Wings opponents have earned 198 power play opportunities (18th in the NHL) and have earned 44 goals in those chances. The Red Wings have had 2,050 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .896. Detroit has tried 1,898 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.4%. While playing at even strength, the Red Wings have surrendered 170 goals while having 149 of their own. Detroit comes into tonight with 228 power play opportunities and they have notched 48 goals out of those tries, earning them a rate of 21.05%. For the year, they have accumulated 69 points and their points % is .523. In reference to their scoring, the Detroit Red Wings have notched 197 goals (22nd in pro hockey) on the season and have given up 214.
The man protecting the net in this game is Ville Husso. Opponents have been able to score 286 goals against Husso in his professional career and his goals against average per game is 2.83. Husso has been in goal for 105 games during his hockey career. His save percentage currently sits at .908 for his 6,062 mins in the crease. He has accumulated a win-loss record of 59-29-13 and got the start in 101 games. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Husso is sitting with 55 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .545. Husso has seen 3,113 shots against him and he has 2,827 saves.
In their last contest, Nashville faced off against the Ducks in an outing where the Predators ended up with the win by a final score of 5-4. They had 1 power play chance in this outing and recorded 1 on that chance. The Predators earned 5 goals out of the 36 shots on goal they were seeking.
For the year, the Nashville Predators have a total of 182 goals, 73 points, as well as a points percentage of .570. They have permitted 187 goals to be scored by of a combination of 148 goals at even strength and 39 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Predators are sitting with 144 goals at even strength and 38 goals (23rd in the league) while on the power play. They have a total of 198 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 19.19%. Nashville has tried 1,961 shots (24th in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.28%, while allowing the opposition 2,145 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 81.69% on the other teams 213 power play chances, and their save percentage is currently 91.3%.
Across the ice you are going to see Juuse Saros in goal. He has tallied 7,590 saves out of 8,259 shots tried, giving him a percentage of .919. Saros has accumulated a career mark of 139-90-26 and has participated in 271 contests. He has started in 255 games and has played 15,522 mins. Saros' quality start percentage is 61.6% and he has earned 157 quality starting assignments in his pro career. His opposition is averaging 2.59 goals per game and he has given up 669 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville (-175)
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