Arizona Coyotes at Montreal Canadiens NHL Picks & Predictions 11/16/2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
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The Arizona Coyotes head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at +162 and the Canadiens at -180.
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Arizona has a record of 2-15-3 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-9-2. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 46 goals and surrendered 79 goals for a point differential of -33. For the year they have an ATS mark of 2-18-0 and an over/under record of 11-8-0. Montreal has a record of 8-9-2 including 4-3-2 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 47 goals and have given up 63 for a goal differential of -16. Their record against the spread is 8-11-0 while their over/under mark is 10-8-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 2-18-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 11-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 8-11-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 10-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/02/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body IR (10/30)
10/10/17 D Jakob Chychrun Knee IR (10/02)
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/15/17 LW Artturi Lehkonen Lower Body is out indefinitely
11/14/17 C Torrey Mitchell Illness is "?" Thursday vs Arizona
11/12/17 GO Al Montoya Concussion IR (11/09)
11/10/17 GO Carey Price Lower Body IR (11/02)
10/30/17 LW Nikita Scherbak Knee IR (10/26)
10/24/17 D David Schlemko Hand IR (10/02)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Upper Body IR (10/20)
Clayton Keller has scored 17 total points this year for the Coyotes. He has 11 goals this season with 65 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 19.8 minutes played per contest. Oliver Ekman-Larsson averages 25.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by tallying 2 goals on 51 attempts. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the year. Antti Raanta has 1 win and 5 losses this season in goal for the Coyotes. He has 232 shots against him and he's surrendered 22 goals. He's made 210 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Jonathan Drouin has 12 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 3 goals this year with 53 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 18.3 minutes played per contest. Brendan Gallagher averages 15.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 7 goals on 57 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the year. Charlie Lindgren has 3 wins and 1 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 163 shots against him and he's given up 7 goals. He's made 156 saves for a save percentage of 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 7 total points this year, which is 31st in the NHL. They've scored 46 goals while giving up 79 scores, which has them ranked 25th and 1st respectively. They have had 66 power play chances and scored 9 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That is 29th in the league. The Coyotes have given up 56 power play opportunities and surrendered 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 27th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.54% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 88%, which is 31st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens are 23rd in the league with a total of 18 points this season. They have 11 power play goals on 69 chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 24th in the NHL. They've given up 62 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 28th overall. As a team, the Canadiens are 24th with a total of 47 goals scored while they've given up 63 goals this season, ranking 5th in goals against. They average 37 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 6.72%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 28th overall in the NHL.
Arizona has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've tried 1,171 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,184 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 14th in Corsi percentage. They are 19th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.5% as they have 864 shots while they've given up 918 attempts on defense. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the year. That puts them 21st and 11th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 600 face-off wins as opposed to 693 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.4%. That is 29th overall in the NHL. On defense Arizona has 507 hits and they've blocked 266 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 10th in the league.
The Canadiens are 7th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.7% for the season, which is 26th in the NHL. They have 608 face-off wins compared to 613 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.8%. That is 20th in the league. On defense Montreal has 455 hits and they have blocked 281 shots from the opposition, which is 3rd in the league. Montreal is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54% as they've attempted 1,266 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,077 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.2% ranks 3rd as they have 943 attempts while they have given up 796 shots on the defensive end.
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