Edmonton Oilers vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 2/7/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-150) Red Wings (+125)
The Detroit Red Wings (21-19-8) will go up against the Edmonton Oilers (28-18-4) at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has Edmonton at -150 while Detroit is sitting at +125. The over/under is set at 7.
The Edmonton Oilers came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 7-3 win over the Blackhawks in their previous outing. The Oilers had a solid offensive performance and it showed in the victory. While out there on the ice, they netted 7 out of the 43 shots they tried. In addition, they had 3 power play chances and were able to notch 2 goals. Edmonton garnered 11 penalty mins in this contest.
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When at even strength, the Oilers have surrendered 117 goals while notching 131 of their own. Edmonton Oilers opponents have tallied 176 power play tries (8th in hockey) and have racked up 44 goals in those chances. Pertaining to their scoring, the Edmonton Oilers have accumulated 187 goals (2nd in the NHL) this year and have conceded 161. Edmonton has attempted 1,654 shots and has a shot percentage of 11.3%. For the year, they have earned 60 points and their points percentage is sitting at .600. The Oilers thus far have had 1,596 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .899. Edmonton comes into the game with 175 power play opportunities and they have scored 56 goals out of those tries, giving them a percentage of 32.00%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Stuart Skinner. Skinner has played in 42 games throughout his NHL career. He has earned a mark of 20-16-3 and he has gotten the start in 40 games. The opposition has notched 115 goals versus Skinner in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.88. Skinner has had 1,312 shots against him and has recorded 1,197 total saves. His save percentage is .912 during his 2,398 mins on the ice. During his career on the ice, Skinner has accrued 22 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .550.
The last time they were on the ice, Detroit squared up with the Islanders in a game where the Red Wings took a loss by a final score of 2-0. They had 4 power play opportunities in this one but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Red Wings earned 0 goals of the 23 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Red Wings have tallied 111 goals at even strength and 33 goals (18th in hockey) while on the power play. Detroit has attempted 1,421 shots (29th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 10.13%, while allowing the other team 1,471 shots. On the year, the Detroit Red Wings have accounted for 144 goals, 50 points, as well as a points percentage of .521. They have permitted 157 goals to be scored by of a combination of 125 goals at even strength and 32 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a tally of 164 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 20.12%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 76.81% on their oppositions 138 power play tries, and their save percentage sits at 89.3%.
Across the ice you will find Ville Husso in net. Husso has accrued a career mark of 51-24-12 and has been in net for 91 contests. Husso's quality start percentage sits at 52.9% and he has earned 46 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has compiled 2,441 stops out of 2,688 shots taken against him, giving him a save percentage of .908. His opponents are averaging 2.84 goals per contest and he has yielded 247 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 87 games and has played 5,220 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton (-150)
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