Detroit Red Wings vs. Carolina Hurricanes - 10/27/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Carolina Hurricanes (2-6-0) at Detroit Red Wings (4-3-1)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Joe Louis Arena)
The Line: Detroit Red Wings -162 / Carolina Hurricanes +146 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSS, FSDE+
The Carolina Hurricanes and Detroit Red Wings face off Tuesday night at the Joe Louis Arena.
The Carolina Hurricanes could use a big road win after a rough 2-6 start to the season. The Carolina Hurricanes are averaging 1.8 goals per game and scoring on 9.4 percent of their power plays. Justin Faulk leads Carolina with three goals, Kris Versteeg has four assists and Eric Staal has 25 shots on goal. Defensively, the Carolina Hurricanes are allowing 3.1 goals per game and killing 77.8 percent of their power play chances. Cam Ward has allowed 16 goals on 159 shots faced and Eddie Lack has given up seven goals on 42 shots. Ward has allowed three goals in his last three outings. Joakim Nordstrom and Andrej Nestrasil are questionable.
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The Detroit Red Wings look to get back on track after losing four of their last five games. The Detroit Red Wings are averaging 2.6 goals per game and scoring on 17.2 percent of their power plays. Gustav Nyquist leads Detroit with four goals, Henrik Zetterberg has nine assists and Dylan Larkin has 21 shots on goal. Defensively, the Detroit Red Wings are allowing 2.6 goals per game and killing 76.7 percent of their power play chances. Jimmy Howard has allowed nine goals on 119 shots faced and Petr Mrazek has given up 11 goals on 147 shots. Howard has allowed nine goals in his last three outings. Mike Green is questionable with a shoulder injury.
The Hurricanes are 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Red Wings are 8-3 in their last 11 Tuesday games and 1-4 in their last 5 overall. The Hurricanes are 3-12-1 in the last 16 meetings in Detroit and 6-21-1 in the last 28 meetings overall.
The Hurricanes don't beat the Red Wings often. At all. Detroit should get the job done here against a Carolina team that's struggled big time out of the gate.