Sabres vs Red Wings Prediction NHL Picks Today 3/12

Sabres vs Red Wings Prediction NHL Picks Today 3/12

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Preview: Detroit Red Wings vs. Buffalo Sabres Prediction

 

Detroit Red Wings

Preview

The Detroit Red Wings, with a record of 33-25-6, are set to face the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. This preview provides an overview of the matchup, including player statistics, recent team performances, and expectations for the game scheduled on March 12, 2024, at 4:00 PM.

 

Team Overview

The Red Wings have been struggling recently, entering this game with a losing streak. They will aim to turn things around against the Sabres.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
A. Lyon 18 12 2 2 2.93 .908
V. Husso 9 5 2 0 3.55 .892

Scoring Leaders

Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings' scoring charts with 54 points, comprising 26 goals and 28 assists.

Injury Report

  • Michael Rasmussen (C) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 12)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 3.42
GA/G 3.30

Recent Performances

The Red Wings have been struggling in their recent games, suffering consecutive losses to the Vegas Golden Knights (3/9) and the Arizona Coyotes (3/8).

 

Buffalo Sabres

Preview

The Buffalo Sabres, with a record of 30-30-5, are hosting the Detroit Red Wings at KeyBank Center. This preview offers insights into the upcoming clash, highlighting player statistics, recent team performances, and expectations for the game scheduled on March 12, 2024, at 4:00 PM.

Team Overview

The Sabres have had a mixed season but will look to capitalize on the Red Wings' recent struggles to secure a much-needed win.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
U. Luukkonen 20 16 3 4 2.43 .915
E. Comrie 1 7 0 0 3.91 .864

Scoring Leaders

Rasmus Dahlin leads the Sabres' scoring charts with 47 points, comprising 15 goals and 32 assists.

Injury Report

  • Jordan Greenway (LW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 12)
  • Tage Thompson (RW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 11)
  • Erik Johnson (D) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 11)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 2.88
GA/G 2.99

Recent Performances

The Sabres managed to secure a shootout win against the Edmonton Oilers (3/9) but have been inconsistent in their recent performances.

 

Prediction

Considering the recent struggles of the Detroit Red Wings and the home advantage for the Buffalo Sabres, the prediction for this game is that the Sabres will emerge victorious. The Red Wings' inability to secure wins in their recent matchups, coupled with the Sabres' potential to capitalize on their weaknesses, makes them the likely victors in this encounter.

 

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