Sunday, March 5, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday, March 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at -130 and the Coyotes at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 25-26-10 and on the road they have a record of 7-16-8. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 153 goals and given up 179 goals for a point differential of -26. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 1-6-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-36 and an over/under record of 25-27-9. Arizona shows up with a record of 23-34-7 including 14-14-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 208 for a goal differential of -52. The Coyotes have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-41 while their over/under record sits at 25-31-8.
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Jeff Skinner has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 20 goals this season with 202 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 17.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 142 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,359 shots against him and has given up 130 goals. He has made 1,229 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Radim Vrbata has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 15 goals this season with 192 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Oliver Ekman-Larsson has averaged 24.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 10 goals on 115 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Mike Smith has 16 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,387 shots against him and has given up 121 goals. He has made 1,266 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have 60 total points this season. They have scored 153 goals while giving up 179 goals. They have had 176 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 157 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.30% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Coyotes have a total of 53 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 193 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 209 power play opportunities and have given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 208 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.71%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.6% as they've attempted 3,555 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,206 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.9% as they have 2,598 attempts while they've given up 2,405 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.7% for the season. They have 1,814 face off wins compared to 1,638 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.5%. On defense has 1,135 hits and they've blocked 801 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 3,405 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,056 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 44.9% as they have 2,529 shots while they've given up 3,103 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 45.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 1,900 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,041 face off losses. On defense has blocked 953 shot attempts and they have 1,695 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 23-36 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 25-27-9 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-41 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 25-31-8 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
03/04/17 LW Brock McGinn Upper Body "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
03/03/17 D Kevin Connauton Upper Body out indefinitely
03/03/17 C Alexander Burmistrov Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona +118
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