Free NHL Picks Today: Detroit Red Wings vs San Jose Sharks 1/24/23

Free NHL Picks Today: Detroit Red Wings vs San Jose Sharks 1/24/23
Tue 24th January 2023

The Detroit Red Wings (19-18-8) welcome the San Jose Sharks (14-25-9) at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday. San Jose is coming off a 4-0 loss against the Bruins on Sunday, their third defeat in a row away from home.

The Sharks committed six penalties in the game, conceding one power play goal. James Reimer saved only 18 of 22 shots against (.818%) in the loss. Detroit fell 2-1 to the Flyers on Saturday. Lucas Raymond netted the lone goal for the Red Wings. Ville Husso had 23 saves in the loss.


The Red Wings won the first meeting between the teams this season, a 7-4 victory in November. David Perron led Detroit with three points (1G 2A). Erik Karlsson led San Jose with four points (1G 3A). Husso got the win despite saving only 21 of 25 shots (.840%).


San Jose is averaging 3.00 goals per game for the season, 23rd in the NHL, and they are taking on a Red Wings team that is allowing 3.33 goals a game (21st).

Meanwhile, Detroit has found the net 3.04 times a game on average, 21st in the league, and the Sharks are allowing opponents to score 3.73 goals per game (29th).

The Red Wings’ 20.51% power play percentage ranks 19th in the league, while the Sharks are 21st with a conversion rate of 20.15%. San Jose has been equally strong at penalty killing, boasting the league’s third-highest PK% at 83.45%. Detroit ranks 21st at 75.57%.


With 62 points this season, sixth-most in the NHL, Karlsson is the top skater for the Sharks. He is among the league leaders with 47 assists (3rd) and has added 15 goals of his own. In the net, Reimer (8-13-4) is San Jose’s top goaltender by goals against average.

He has a 3.23 GAA and a .897% save percentage. Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings in scoring with 41 points. He has 15 goals and 26 assists. Husso (15-11-5) has the best goals against average for Detroit at 3.03. He has a save percentage of .901%.


San Jose is 9-13-2 away from SAP Center at San Jose this season. Detroit is 11-10-3 at Little Caesars Arena this season.

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Detroit Red Wings (-150)

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