For those looking to bet on the upcoming battle between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings on Friday at 2:00 PM ET, is Auston Matthews a player who is a good bet to light the lamp? We analyze all the numbers in the piece below.

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Will Auston Matthews score a goal against the Red Wings?

Odds to score a goal this game: +100 (Bet $10 to win $10.00 if he scores a goal)

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Matthews stats and insights

  • Matthews has scored in six of 15 games this season, and had multiple goals in four of those games.
  • This is his first matchup of the season against the Red Wings.
  • On the power play he has four goals, plus two assists.
  • Matthews' shooting percentage is 20%, and he averages 4.3 shots per game.

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Red Wings defensive stats

  • On the defensive side, the Red Wings are allowing 54 total goals (3.4 per game) which ranks 24th in the league.
  • So far this season, the Red Wings have one shutout, and they average 15.6 hits and 15.3 blocked shots per game.

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Matthews recent games

Date Opponent Points Goals Assists Time On Ice Home/Away Result
11/11/2023 Canucks 0 0 0 16:37 Home W 5-2
11/10/2023 Flames 0 0 0 22:28 Home W 5-4 SO
11/8/2023 Senators 1 0 1 19:03 Home L 6-3
11/6/2023 Lightning 3 2 1 20:28 Home W 6-5 OT
11/4/2023 Sabres 3 3 0 18:53 Home L 6-4
11/2/2023 Bruins 2 1 1 22:37 Away L 3-2 SO
10/31/2023 Kings 0 0 0 18:43 Home L 4-1
10/28/2023 Predators 1 0 1 21:50 Away L 3-2 OT
10/26/2023 Stars 1 0 1 20:05 Away W 4-1
10/24/2023 Capitals 2 1 1 18:51 Away W 4-1

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Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings game info

  • Game Day: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+ and BSDET
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+

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