Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers 1/17/24

Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers 1/17/24 NHL Betting Picks, Tips, and Analysis

Detroit Red Wings (21-16-5) vs. Florida Panthers (27-13-2)


Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers 1/17/24 – As the NHL regular season heats up, an exciting matchup between Detroit Red Wings and Florida Panthers looms large on Wednesday’s NHL schedule. Both teams have made notable strides this year and fans and bettors alike are anticipating what promises to be an exhilarating contest. Both sides are eagerly looking forward to this contest and seeking out quality hockey picks and previews ahead of this game in order to select their side or make their bet.


Detroit Red Wings have shown increased offensive effectiveness this season. Right winger Alex DeBrincat leads their scoring effort with 17 goals and 22 assists through 42 games; center Dylan Larkin (with 16 goals and 20 assists) and left winger Lucas Raymond (11 goals and 22 assists) round out an effective trio that should prove key in breaking through Carolina Panthers defense, which has proven more solid this year. Their ability to combine and find gaps will be paramount for victory here.


Florida Panthers boast an impressive offensive lineup led by center Sam Reinhart (31 goals and 23 assists) which poses a considerable threat to any defense line. His performance, along with Aleksander Barkov and Matthew Tkachuk who are instrumental in setting up and scoring goals will challenge Detroit Red Wings defenses; thus making Florida Panthers’ quick passes and high pressure play essential in defeating Detroit defenses.


Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers 1/17/24 Game Info


When: Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at 7:00 PM ET
Where: Amerant Bank Arena
Stream: NHL.TV


Goaltender Alex Lyon vs. Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky


Alex Lyon and Sergei Bobrovsky’s goaltender matchup will be one to look out for, both having shown amazing abilities this season. Lyon led his side to 9 victories out of 14 games played and had an outstanding save percentage and average goals against per game average of 2.58; these incredible stats demonstrate his ability to remain calm under pressure situations – with 400 saves over 791:04 minutes facing 434 shots against him!


Sergei Bobrovsky of the Florida Panthers brings experience and skill to each game he plays this season; appearing 32 times with 21 wins is testament to his impressive goaltending performance. Though Bobrovsky may boast a lower save percentage compared to Lyon, his experience handling high-pressure games may give him an edge in victory. Bobrovsky averages 2.45 goals against per game while making 790 saves out of 867 shots against. His 1888:17 minutes spent on ice are proof of his endurance and consistency.


NHL Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD


At this writing, the specific betting odds for the Detroit Red Wings vs Florida Panthers game remain undetermined; however, given their superior record and home ice advantage, it’s likely they could be favored in terms of moneyline betting odds. As part of betting strategies for both teams’ recent scoring trends and defensive strengths; total odds will also play a pivotal role. Bettors should closely watch these announcements to stay updated.


Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends


The Detroit Red Wings have shown consistent play over their last five games, posting a 3-2 record against both the spread and total score in those outings. Their performance against totals has also been positive: 12-7 against road spread games against total score in road games while their totals tend towards higher-scoring games with overs happening 12 times out of 21 home games played since 2004; this could prove instrumental for betting strategies for this upcoming contest. 


Florida Panthers Betting Trends


The Panthers match the Red Wings by boasting a 3-2 record over their last five games and are also identical against the spread in these contests, performing equally as well against road opponents as they do at home (14-9 against spread in road games and two over in last five overall). Their totals have also shown some variation; two out of their last five total games went over; however this trend could influence bettors to consider betting OVER in this matchup.


Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers 1/17/24 Betting Picks


Given current trends and statistical performance of both teams, this game promises to be closely contested. Given their home ice advantage and slightly superior overall record, the Panthers may seem like the safer bet given Sam Reinhart and Sergei Bobrovsky’s strength on defense. But do not count out Alex Lyon’s stellar goaltending as being enough of a threat. He could give the Panthers quite the run for their money!


When considering prop bets, it would be prudent to carefully assess both teams’ leading scorers’ goal-scoring abilities. Reinhart for the Panthers and DeBrincat for the Red Wings are always good bets as anytime goal scorers. Over/under wagers might prove challenging due to both teams’ recent trends towards higher scoring games; however, due to strong goaltenders making an argument against an over/under bet; therefore the UNDER could be considered for those looking for something riskier.


For premium play predictions, this game looks set to be a showcase of both teams’ offensive and defensive capabilities. It’s a matchup that could go either way, with each team having the tools necessary to exploit the other’s weaknesses. This makes it an exciting game for NHL fans and bettors alike.


Free Pick and Prediction: Florida Panthers 4, Detroit Red Wings 3


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