Saturday, April 8, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -155 and the Coyotes at +135.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 81 games. They have an overall record of 48-25-8 and on the road they have a record of 21-13-6. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 263 goals and given up 207 goals for a point differential of +56. The Wild have an overall record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 45-33 and an over/under record of 42-30-9. Arizona shows up with a record of 30-41-10 including 18-17-5 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 257 for a goal differential of -61. The Coyotes have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-51 while their over/under record sits at 30-42-9.
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Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 45-33 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 42-30-9 against the over/under
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 24-51 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 30-42-9 against the over/under
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
04/06/17 RW Chris Stewart Illness "?" Saturday vs Arizona
04/06/17 D Jared Spurgeon Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Arizona
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out for season
04/03/17 D Oliver Ekman-Larsson Personal out for season
03/14/17 C Alexander Burmistrov Concussion out indefinitely
Mikael Granlund has accumulated 69 total points this season for the Wild. He has 26 goals this season with 177 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 18.8 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 27 goals on 209 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 40 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,842 shots against him and has given up 141 goals. He has made 1,701 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Max Domi has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 9 goals this season with 107 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Radim Vrbata has averaged 16.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 20 goals on 232 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Mike Smith has 19 wins and 25 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,774 shots against him and has given up 153 goals. He has made 1,621 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have 104 total points this season. They have scored 263 goals while giving up 207 goals. They have had 222 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Wild have allowed 217 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.60% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have a total of 70 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 235 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 258 power play opportunities and have given up 57 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 196 goals scored while they've given up 257 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.67%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 4,502 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,567 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 3,386 attempts while they've given up 3,411 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. They have 2,510 face off wins compared to 2,341 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.7%. On defense Minnesota has 1,265 hits and they've blocked 1,156 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 4,245 shots at full strength and they've given up 5,185 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 44.5% as they have 3,193 shots while they've given up 3,976 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 45.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 2,394 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,573 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 1,209 shot attempts and they have 2,075 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Wild/Coyotes NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota -155
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota -155
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