Friday, March 3, 2017
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The Arizona Coyotes head to PNC Arena to take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, March 3, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at +109 and the Hurricanes at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Arizona comes into this game having played 62 games. They have an overall record of 22-33-7 and away from home they have a record of 8-19-4. The currently are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 149 goals and surrendered 200 goals for a point differential of -51. The Coyotes have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-40 and an over/under record of 23-31-8. Carolina shows up with a record of 25-25-10 including 18-9-2 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 151 goals and surrendered 175 for a goal differential of -24. The Hurricanes have a record of 2-5-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-35 while their over/under record sits at 24-27-9.
Radim Vrbata has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 15 goals this season with 187 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Oliver Ekman-Larsson has averaged 24.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 10 goals on 113 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Mike Smith has 16 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,348 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,231 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Jeff Skinner has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 20 goals this season with 200 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 139 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,338 shots against him and has given up 127 goals. He has made 1,211 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Coyotes have 51 total points this season. They have scored 149 goals while giving up 200 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Coyotes have allowed 203 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.52% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 60 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 174 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 154 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Coyotes have a total of 151 goals scored while they've given up 175 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.35%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Arizona has a Corsi percentage of 45.9% as they've attempted 3,327 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,929 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 45.1% as they have 2,466 attempts while they've given up 3,001 shots on the defensive end. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 45.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.3% for the season. They have 1,848 face off wins compared to 1,976 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.3%. On defense has 1,662 hits and they've blocked 928 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,498 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,167 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 2,551 shots while they've given up 2,373 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 57.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 42.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.4% as they've compiled 1,782 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,617 face off losses. On defense has blocked 794 shot attempts and they have 1,118 hits as a unit.
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 17-40 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 23-31-8 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 23-35 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 24-27-9 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
03/02/17 C Alexander Burmistrov Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Buffalo
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
03/02/17 LW Jeff Skinner Upper Body is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Arizona
03/01/17 LW Brock McGinn Upper Body "?" Friday vs Arizona
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona +109
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