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Matchup Reports

 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLineGF/GASUUnitsO/USOGSHT %PPPP %SOGSHT %PPPP %
59: DETROIT
60: MINNESOTA
5.0
-132
2.7 / 2.9
2.1 / 2.6
7-7
6-8
-0.8
-3.0
8-5-1
4-9-1
407
373
9.3%
8.0%
69
51
14.5%
15.7%
417
388
9.8%
9.3%
63
47
25.4%
17.0%
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating Line
TeamsGoaliesRatingEstimated LineEdge
DETROITMRAZEK2.90, -112 
MINNESOTABACKSTROM2.70, +112 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
DETROIT - Recent ATS Trends
 ATS Win/Loss RecordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1996  CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games7-7-0.8110-84-5.1833-582-41.28-592-92660-662
after allowing 4 goals or more2-2+0.127-28-11.6180-143-28.83-122-30161-146
after a loss by 2 goals or more in their previous game2-1+1.220-17-1.6140-103-42-114-20109-119
after playing 3 consecutive home games0-1-1.113-7+2.474-55-6.41-010-1050-73
when playing against a team with a losing record3-2+0.148-26+6.2351-242-58.71-337-36298-259
when playing against a team with a losing record in the first half of the season3-2+0.124-16-2.2174-117-13.71-319-20145-127
in a road game where where the total is 5 or less0-1-15-11-6.7115-109-20.71-04-588-77
in February games4-4-0.521-14+1.4104-64+10.55-219-1592-71
second half of the season7-7-0.862-56-11488-355-45.68-554-57388-391
on Sunday games1-1014-7+599-77-14.60-110-988-79

MINNESOTA - Recent ATS Trends
 ATS Win/Loss RecordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1996  CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games6-8-380-97-7462-471-6.54-968-84372-449
in a home game where where the total is 5 or less3-3-1.227-29-4.3156-144-13.52-328-16125-119
revenging a loss versus opponent4-6-2.644-54-0.5138-145-2.13-738-45108-126
after allowing 4 goals or more2-1+124-35-8.2122-117+6.21-217-3691-125
in February games2-5-3.614-20-5.161-64-5.81-59-2145-64
second half of the season6-8-342-59-9.2246-268-17.64-937-52200-253
on Sunday games1-1010-12+1.262-63+6.41-111-1055-56
when playing with 2 days rest0-3-313-20-5.193-83+16.71-110-1962-87
after a division game2-2-0.619-32-11.8142-154-9.51-317-26115-151
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
DETROIT - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-L-TUnitsW-LUnitsO-UScoreShotsScoreShots
All Games7-7-0-0.87-7-0.88-52.729.12.929.8
Team Stats (Road Games)2-3-0-0.72-3-0.74-12.429.83.230.2
Last 5 Games3-2-0+1.43-2+1.43-13.027.22.632.0
DETROIT Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)143891513124079.3%691014.5%66
Team Stats (Road Games)512344111498.1%2300.0%19
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)5156630013611.0%20420.0%25
Stats Against (All Games) 41111612214179.8%631625.4%69
Stats Against (Road Games) 164651015110.6%21942.9%29
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 13264111608.1%20315.0%19
DETROIT - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
JONAS GUSTAVSSON (All Games)108787.5%00-000-0-000-0
JONAS GUSTAVSSON (Road Games)108787.5%00-000-0-000-0
JONAS GUSTAVSSON (Last 4 Games)108787.5%00-000-0-000-0
JIMMY HOWARD (All Games)131338134390.0%06-7-2.46-7-0-27-5
JIMMY HOWARD (Road Games)4411610287.9%01-3-2.41-3-0-23-1
JIMMY HOWARD (Last 4 Games)4413212191.7%02-2-0.32-2-002-1
PETR MRAZEK (All Games)11272696.3%01-0+1.71-0-0+21-0
PETR MRAZEK (Road Games)11272696.3%01-0+1.71-0-0+21-0
PETR MRAZEK (Last 4 Games)11272696.3%01-0+1.71-0-0+21-0

MINNESOTA - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-L-TUnitsW-LUnitsO-UScoreShotsScoreShots
All Games6-8-0-36-8-34-92.126.62.627.7
Team Stats (Home Games)5-3-0+15-3+12-52.229.02.226.0
Last 5 Games2-3-0-1.62-3-1.61-31.826.82.426.8
MINNESOTA Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)14306147323738.0%51815.7%51
Team Stats (Home Games)818565212327.8%28414.3%32
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)59043211346.7%18316.7%15
Stats Against (All Games) 36101311213889.3%47817.0%61
Stats Against (Home Games) 18755112088.7%30413.3%26
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 12452111349.0%18316.7%18
MINNESOTA - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
NIKLAS BACKSTROM (All Games)111029727191.2%04-6-3.24-6-0-43-6
NIKLAS BACKSTROM (Home Games)7617415991.4%03-3-1.23-3-0-22-3
NIKLAS BACKSTROM (Last 4 Games)44988990.8%02-2-0.62-2-0-11-2
JOSH HARDING (All Games)43615488.5%12-1+1.22-1-0+11-2
JOSH HARDING (Home Games)32343294.1%12-0+2.22-0-0+20-2
JOSH HARDING (Last 4 Games)43615488.5%12-1+1.22-1-0+11-2
DARCY KUEMPER (All Games)11302893.3%00-1-10-1-0-10-1
DARCY KUEMPER (Home Games)00000.0%00-000-0-000-0
DARCY KUEMPER (Last 4 Games)11302893.3%00-1-10-1-0-10-1
Average power rating of opponents played: DETROIT 3.18,  MINNESOTA 3.24
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
DETROIT - Schedule
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTotalO/U
1/21/2013at COLUMBUS4-3W0, -130W5.5 unO
1/22/2013DALLAS1-2L0, -130L5.5 evU
1/25/2013MINNESOTA5-3W0, -120W5 ovO
1/27/2013at CHICAGO1-2L0, +125L5.5 ovU
1/29/2013DALLAS4-1W0, -165W5.5 unU
2/1/2013ST LOUIS5-3W0, -105W5.5 unO
2/2/2013at COLUMBUS2-4L0, -135L5.5 unO
2/5/2013CALGARY1-4L0, -150L5.5 unU
2/7/2013at ST LOUIS5-1W0, +170W5.5 unO
2/9/2013EDMONTON2-1W0, -170W5.5 unU
2/10/2013LOS ANGELES3-2W0, +100W5 ovP
2/13/2013ST LOUIS3-4L0, -120L5.5 unO
2/15/2013ANAHEIM2-5L0, -110L5.5 unO
2/17/2013at MINNESOTA 
2/19/2013at NASHVILLE 
2/21/2013COLUMBUS 
2/23/2013NASHVILLE 
2/24/2013VANCOUVER 
2/27/2013at LOS ANGELES 
2/28/2013at SAN JOSE 

MINNESOTA - Schedule
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTotalO/U
1/22/2013NASHVILLE1-3L0, -155L5 ovU
1/25/2013at DETROIT3-5L0, +100L5 ovO
1/27/2013at ST LOUIS4-5L0, +145L5 ovO
1/29/2013COLUMBUS3-2W0, -200W5.5 unU
1/30/2013CHICAGO3-2W0, +115W5.5 unU
2/1/2013at ANAHEIM1-3L0, +105L5.5 unU
2/4/2013at PHOENIX1-2L0, +120L5 ovU
2/7/2013VANCOUVER1-4L0, +105L5 unP
2/9/2013NASHVILLE2-1W0, -135W5 unU
2/11/2013at CALGARY2-1W0, -110W5 ovU
2/12/2013at VANCOUVER1-2L0, +195L5 ovU
2/14/2013COLORADO3-4L0, -160L5 evO
2/17/2013DETROIT 
2/21/2013at EDMONTON 
2/23/2013at CALGARY 
2/26/2013CALGARY 
2/28/2013at PHOENIX 
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1996
DETROIT is 30-15 (+5.8 Units) against the spread versus MINNESOTA since 1996
DETROIT is 30-12-3 straight up against MINNESOTA since 1996
20 of 37 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Over=+1.7 Units)
Games over the last 3 seasons
DETROIT is 6-3 (+0.1 Units) against the spread versus MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
DETROIT is 6-3-0 straight up against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
5 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.6 Units)

All games played at MINNESOTA since 1996
DETROIT is 14-8 (+3.1 Units) against the spread versus MINNESOTA since 1996
DETROIT is 14-6-2 straight up against MINNESOTA since 1996
10 of 17 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Under=+2.1 Units)
Games played at MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons.
DETROIT is 3-1 (+1.6 Units) against the spread versus MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
DETROIT is 3-1-0 straight up against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
4 of 4 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+4.0 Units)

 Team StatisticsGoalie Statistics
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultShotsASTPwr PlayStarterShotsSaves
1/25/2013MINNESOTA30, +100  Over2668-1HARDING2722
 DETROIT50, -1205 ovSU ATS27105-2HOWARD2623
3/2/2012MINNESOTA00, +230  Over1902-0HARDING2923
 DETROIT60, -2705 ovSU ATS35105-0HOWARD1919
11/1/2011MINNESOTA20, +175 SU ATS2748-1HARDING3736
 DETROIT10, -2055.5 un Under3723-0HOWARD2725
10/29/2011DETROIT00, -145  Under3604-0HOWARD2019
 MINNESOTA10, +1255.5 unSU ATS2014-0HARDING3636
10/15/2011DETROIT30, -150 SU ATS4163-1HOWARD1412
 MINNESOTA20, +1305.5 un Under1431-0HARDING4138
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
Key Player Injuries
DETROIT
[RW] 01/20/2013 - Jan Mursak out indefinitely ( Collarbone )
[D] 01/22/2013 - Carlo Colaiacovo out indefinitely ( Shoulder )
[RW] 02/16/2013 - Mikael Samuelsson is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Minnesota ( Groin )
[C] 01/28/2013 - Darren Helm out indefinitely ( Back )
[D] 02/04/2013 - Brendan Smith expected to miss 3-4 weeks ( Shoulder )
[RW] 02/13/2013 - Todd Bertuzzi out indefinitely ( Back )
[RW] 02/16/2013 - Johan Franzen is downgraded to out indefinitely ( Hip )
[C] 02/16/2013 - Pavel Datsyuk "?" Sunday vs Minnesota ( Shoulder )
[GO] 02/16/2013 - Jimmy Howard is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Minnesota ( Rest )
MINNESOTA
[GO] 02/12/2013 - Josh Harding out indefinitely ( Illness )
[RW] 02/16/2013 - Cal Clutterbuck is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Detroit ( Eye )
[C] 02/16/2013 - Pierre-Marc Bouchard "?" Sunday vs. Detroit ( Flu )
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