The Detroit Red Wings and Edmonton Oilers meet at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday, so check out all our NHL betting to learn more. The Oilers are a -190 favorite against the Red Wings, who start at +155. The over/under is set at 6.5. Read our Hurricanes at Lightning NHL betting tip!
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-190) Red Wings (+155)
The Oilers arrived home feeling good about their performance after winning 6-5 against the Rangers in their previous game. For this game, they had a 71.2 percent offensive zone start rate and a PDO of 92.7. They won 29 face-offs at even strength and were beaten 17 times on opportunity to win the puck. Their Fenwick was 49, while their Fenwick against was 27, resulting in a 64.5% Fenwick percentage.
The Oilers had a Corsi of 71, while the Corsi against at the end of this game was 38, resulting in an overall Corsi rate of 65.1%. For this encounter, the Oilers were given 4 penalty minutes. In addition to this, they had 2 power play opportunities and scored two goals. The Oilers put up a strong offensive performance in the victory by scoring 6 out of 39 shots.
Edmonton Oilers NHL Betting
Oilers’ Opponents have had 29 power-play chances (23rd in hockey) and scored four goals in those situations. The Oilers have faced 339 shots and posted a .917 save percentage. Edmonton has launched 331 shots and recorded a shooting percentage of 13.3 percent. The Oilers have given up 24 goals at even strength but scored 29 when they are on offense. Edmonton has scored 15 goals out of 30 power play chances this season, giving them a rate of 50 percent. For the current year, they have 18 points and a points percentage of .900. The Edmonton Oilers, with 44 goals (second in the league) and 28 goals allowed, have shown strong scoring abilities.
In goal for the Oilers will be Mikko Koskinen, who is stationed in the crease during games. In his pro hockey career, opponents have been able to score 353 goals against Koskinen and his goals against average is 2.94. Koskinen has appeared in 131 games during his hockey career. In 7,204 minutes guarding the cage, his save percentage is .908. He’s 65-49-9 with 120 starts and he’s started in every game he’s played in. Koskinen has made 60 quality starts in his professional hockey career, with a .500 quality start percentage. Koskinen has taken 3,838 shots on his goal and saved 3,485 of them.
Detroit Red Wings NHL Prediction
The last time the Detroit Red Wings were on the ice, they beat the Las Vegas Golden Knights by a mark of 5-2. Detroit had a 35.4 percent Corsi rating at home.mThe Corsi rating indicates the sort of game Detroit had and it was a wonderful performance for this appearance.
They accumulated a Fenwick percentage of 37.7% by accumulating a Fenwick of 29 and the Golden Knights having a 48 Fenwick, according to the NHL’s website. The Red Wings had a PDO of 106 and a oZS percentage of 33.7. The Red Wings scored 5 goals out of 30 shots on goal they attempted in this game. They had 4 power-play opportunities in this game, and their combined total was 2 goals.
Edmonton Oilers at Detroit Red Wings NHL Odds
The Detroit Red Wings have scored 39 goals and 14 points in this season, putting up a point percentage of .538. They have given up 44 goals against a combination of 31 even-strength and 13 short-handed goals. The Red Wings have scored 31 goals at even strength and 8 (14th in the NHL) while having the power play. They’ve earned 44 power plays into goals and have a 18.18 percent success rate on the power play. The Red Wings have shot 375 times (10th in the NHL) and yielded a 10.40% shot percentage, while allowing the opposition 449 attempts. They’ve been successful on 71.11% of their opponents 45 power play tries, and they’ve saved 90.2 percent of the shots they’ve faced.
Alex Nedeljkovic will be between the pipes for the Detroit Red Wings. The opposition is averaging 2.21 goals per game, and he’s conceded 77 goals in total. In his NHL career, Nedeljkovic has a 60.6 percent quality start percentage and 20 excellent starting assignments. In 33 games, he has played 2,094 minutes. Nedeljkovic has a career record of 19-9-6 and has appeared in 36 games. His outstanding save percentage of .924 is due to his 933 saves out of 1,010 opportunities.
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take Detroit (+155)
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