Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 2/28/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+120) Senators (-143)
Canadian Tire Centre is the location where the Ottawa Senators (28-26-4) will try to beat the Detroit Red Wings (28-22-8) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have the Red Wings at +120 while the Senators are priced at -143. The betting total is set at 7.
The Detroit Red Wings had a rough game after their 3-0 loss against the Lightning in the last game they played. Detroit accumulated 4 penalty mins in this game. Furthermore, they had 4 power play chances but weren't able to net one. The Red Wings had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in the loss. In the game, they weren't able to convert any of the 45 shots they launched.
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Detroit Red Wings opponents have amassed 166 power play opportunities (30th in the league) and have a total of 36 goals in those chances. The Red Wings thus far have had 1,780 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .898. Detroit has attempted 1,681 shots and has a shot percentage of 10.5%. At even strength, the Red Wings have conceded 145 goals while getting 135 on the offensive side of the ice. Detroit is sitting with 200 power play chances and they have scored 42 goals out of those tries, giving them a rate of 21.00%. For the current campaign, they have scored 64 points and their points % is .552. Pertaining to their scoring, the Detroit Red Wings have notched 177 goals (22nd in the National Hockey League) on the campaign and have surrendered 181.
The player in the crease for this game is Ville Husso. Opponents have scored 267 goals against Husso in his NHL career and his goals against average is 2.78. Husso has played in 100 games throughout his hockey career. His save percentage sits at .910 during his 5,759 mins guarding the cage. He has accumulated a mark of 57-27-12 and was named the starter in 96 games. In his career, Husso has tallied 52 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .542. Husso has had 2,960 shot attempts against him and has garnered 2,693 total saves.
When they took the ice last, Ottawa opposed the Canadiens in a matchup where the Senators got the win by a final of 5-2. The Senators had 5 goals of the 22 shots on goal they took. They had 1 power play chance in this outing but weren't able to notch a goal.
The Senators have tallied 121 goals at even strength and 54 goals (2nd in hockey) while on the power play. Ottawa has taken 1,920 shots (13th in professional hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 9.11%, while allowing the opposition 1,872 shots. This season, the Ottawa Senators have earned 175 goals, 60 points, as well as a points percentage of .517. They have permitted 185 goals to be scored by way of 148 goals at even strength and 37 goals while they had less men on the ice. They have recorded 216 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 25.00%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 82.21% on the other teams 208 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.1%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Cam Talbot in goal. Talbot has accumulated a lifetime mark of 213-156-35 and has been in net for 425 games. Talbot's percentage of quality starts sits at 54.3% and he has 221 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He has tallied 11,398 saves out of the 12,469 shots attempted, giving him a percentage of .914. The opposition is averaging 2.65 goals per game and he has yielded 1,071 goals overall. He has started in 407 games and has played for a total of 24,289 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+120)
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