Florida Panthers at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Florida Panthers head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Panthers at -115 and the Coyotes at +104.
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Florida has a record of 12-16-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 6-10-2. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 95 goals and surrendered 115 goals for a point differential of -20. For the year they have an ATS mark of 12-21-0 and an over/under record of 17-16-0. Arizona has a record of 7-23-5 including 3-10-1 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 78 goals and have given up 122 for a goal differential of -44. Their record against the spread is 7-28-0 while their over/under mark is 15-19-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 12-21-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 17-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 7-28-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 15-19-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
12/13/17 GO Roberto Luongo Leg IR (12/04)
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/16/17 LW Zac Rinaldo Illness is "?" Tuesday vs Florida
12/02/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body IR (11/28)
Vincent Trocheck has scored 33 total points this year for the Panthers. He has 13 goals this season with 110 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 21.6 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 9 goals on 90 attempts. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the year. James Reimer has 6 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Panthers. He has 605 shots against him and he's surrendered 62 goals. He's made 543 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has 18 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this year with 92 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 24.9 minutes played per contest. Clayton Keller averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 12 goals on 95 attempts. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 25 points on the year. Antti Raanta has 4 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 452 shots against him and he's given up 37 goals. He's made 415 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 29 total points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They've scored 95 goals while giving up 115 scores, which has them ranked 19th and 2nd respectively. They have had 107 power play chances and scored 19 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 19th in the league. The Panthers have given up 107 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking them 22nd when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.33% for the year. They allow 35 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 19th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 31st in the league with a total of 19 points this season. They have 18 power play goals on 107 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 24th in the NHL. They've given up 94 power play opportunities and surrendered 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 13th overall. As a team, the Coyotes are 30th with a total of 78 goals scored while they've given up 122 goals this season, ranking 1st in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.47%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 29th overall in the NHL.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've tried 1,942 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,022 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 18th in Corsi percentage. They are 15th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.7% as they have 1,526 shots while they've given up 1,545 attempts on defense. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 46.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.3% for the year. That puts them 28th and 4th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,084 face-off wins as opposed to 1,032 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That is 11th overall in the NHL. On defense Florida has 655 hits and they've blocked 477 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 20th in the league.
The Coyotes are 25th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.3% for the season, which is 5th in the NHL. They have 1,068 face-off wins compared to 1,156 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48%. That is 26th in the league. On defense Arizona has 826 hits and they have blocked 509 shots from the opposition, which is 6th in the league. Arizona is 22nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48% as they've attempted 2,004 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,173 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.1% ranks 25th as they have 1,480 attempts while they have given up 1,664 shots on the defensive end.
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