Penguins vs. Red Wings Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/23/2022
Jake Guentzel will be coming off a hat trick when his Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday at 12:30 PM ET. Penguins (-304) at Red Wings (+235) looks lopsided, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Penguins vs. Red Wings betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Penguins vs. Red Wings Spread and Betting Line
Penguins vs Red Wings Betting Information
Penguins vs. Red Wings Game Info
- Game Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022
- Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
- Location: Detroit, Michigan
- Arena: Little Caesars Arena
Computer Predictions for Penguins vs. Red Wings
Computer picks for Penguins vs Red Wings
Penguins 4 Red Wings 3
Penguins vs. Red Wings Betting Trends
Pittsburgh has won 34 of its 56 games as a favorite this season.
In eight games with lower than -304 moneyline odds this season, the Penguins have been victorious in seven.
There is a 75.2% chance that Pittsburgh wins this contest, per the moneyline.
Pittsburgh Penguins Leaders
Guentzel is one of Pittsburgh’s leading contributors with 81 points. He has 40 goals and 41 assists this season.
Through 65 games, Sidney Crosby has 29 goals and 52 assists.
Kris Letang has 64 total points for Pittsburgh, with eight goals and 56 assists.
Tristan Jarry has a record of 34-18-6. He has conceded 138 goals (2.4 goals against average) and racked up 1573 saves with a .919 save percentage (eighth-best in the league).
Pittsburgh Penguins Season Stats
The Penguins are ranked 11th in the league with 255 goals this season, an average of 3.3 per contest.
The Penguins are ranked fourth in league play for the fewest goals against this season, having conceded 208 total goals (2.7 per game).
The squad has the league’s ninth-best goal differential at +47 this season.
The Penguins have recorded 49 power-play goals on 238 power-play chances this season, ranking 13th in the league.
The Penguins’ offense has the league’s 17th-ranked power-play conversion rate (20.6%).
The Penguins’ offense has capitalized with three shorthanded goals this season (28th among all teams).
The Penguins’ penalty-kill percentage (86.4%) is the league’s second-best.
The Penguins’ players win 50.8% of their faceoffs to rank 13th in the NHL.
The Penguins have a 9.5% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking 15th in the league.
The Penguins have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 24.8 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
Red Wings vs. Penguins Betting Trends
The Red Wings have been listed as the underdog 59 times this season, and upset their opponent 17 times.
Detroit has won two of its 10 games when it is the underdog by +235 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline set in this contest implies a 29.9% chance for the Red Wings to win.
Detroit Red Wings Leaders
Dylan Larkin is among the top options on offense for Detroit, with 69 points this season. He has put up 31 goals and 38 assists in 71 games.
Tyler Bertuzzi is a top scorer for Detroit, with 57 total points this season. He has scored 28 goals and provided 29 assists in 65 games.
Detroit’s Lucas Raymond has 56 points, courtesy of 23 goals (third on team) and 33 assists (third).
Alex Nedeljkovic’s record stands at 19-23-9 on the season, allowing 173 goals (3.4 goals against average) and compiling 1555 saves with a .900 save percentage (39th in the league).
Detroit Red Wings Season Stats
The Red Wings have the league’s 23rd-ranked scoring offense (217 total goals, 2.8 per game).
The Red Wings’ 297 total goals conceded (3.8 per game) rank 31st in the league.
Their -80 goal differential ranks 30th in the league.
The Red Wings have recorded 36 power-play goals this season, which ranks 25th in the NHL (on 217 power-play chances).
The Red Wings’ power-play conversion rate (16.6%) ranks 26th in the league.
The Red Wings have scored four shorthanded goals this season (23rd among NHL teams).
The Red Wings’ 29th-ranked penalty kill rate is 74.4%.
The Red Wings have the 17th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (49.6%).
The Red Wings are shooting 9.4% (17th in the league).
The Red Wings have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 19.4 hits and 13.4 blocked shots per game.
Penguins and Red Wings Injury Report
Penguins: Tristan Jarry: Out (Foot), Nathan Beaulieu: Out (Undisclosed)
Red Wings: Givani Smith: Out (Undisclosed), Dylan Larkin: Out For Season (Core), Robby Fabbri: Out For Season (Knee), Carter Rowney: Out (Undisclosed), Alex Nedeljkovic: Out (Illness)
Betting Tips for Penguins vs. Red Wings
We have the Penguins -304 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after analyzing all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will stay under the total of goals, with the covering the spread.
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