Tampa Bay Lightning at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Parlay 12/14/2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, December 14, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Lightning at -195 and the Coyotes at +175.
Tampa Bay has a record of 22-6-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 9-4-1. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 113 goals and surrendered 74 goals for a point differential of +39. For the year they have an ATS mark of 22-8-0 and an over/under record of 18-12-0. Arizona has a record of 7-21-5, including 3-8-1 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 75 goals and have given up 114 for a goal differential of -39. Their record against the spread is 7-26-0 while their over/under mark is 14-18-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 22-8-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 18-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 7-26-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 14-18-0 against the over/under this season
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/12/17 D Braydon Coburn Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs Arizona
11/27/17 D Jake Dotchin Undisclosed IR (11/20)
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/02/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body IR (11/28)
Player SpotlightAndrei Vasilevskiy has 20 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Lightning. He has 806 shots against him and he's surrendered 54 goals. He's made 752 stops for a save percentage of 93%. Nikita Kucherov has scored 42 total points this year for the Lightning. He has 21 goals this season with 103 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 21 assists on the year and averages 20.7 minutes played per contest. Brayden Point averages 19.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by tallying 13 goals on 70 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 28 points on the year.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has 18 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this year with 91 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 25 minutes played per contest. Antti Raanta has 4 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 372 shots against him and he's given up 30 goals. He's made 342 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Clayton Keller averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 93 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 23 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Lightning have given up 93 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83% this season. That is 8th in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.80% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 2nd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Lightning are 1st overall with 46 total points this year. They are 1st in the league with 113 goals and 29th in goals allowed with 74. They've had 112 power play chances and scored 31 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 28%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Coyotes are 30th with a total of 75 goals scored while they are 1st with 114 goals surrendered this season. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.55%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 29th in the league. The Coyotes have a total of 19 points this season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have had 17 power play goals on 102 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 24th overall. They've given up 87 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 15th when short-handed.
Tampa Bay is 11th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52%, as they've attempted 1,835 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,696 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.4% as they have 1,376 attempts while they have given up 1,300 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 12th in the league. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 55.1% of the time, which is 5th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.9% for the season. That is 28th overall in the NHL. They have 884 face-off wins compared to 994 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.1%. That ranks them 30th in the league. On defense Tampa Bay has 574 hits and they have blocked 396 shots from the opposition, putting them 28th overall.
The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the year. That ranks them 25th and 6th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,007 face-off wins as opposed to 1,100 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That is 26th in the league. On defense Arizona has 779 hits and they've blocked 481 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 3rd in blocked shots. Arizona is ranked 17th in Corsi percentage with 48.6% as they've tried 1,906 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,019 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 23rd in the NHL at 47.8%, as they have 1,411 shots while they've given up 1,538 attempts on defense.
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