Toronto Maple Leafs at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Parlay 12/28/2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Toronto Maple Leafs head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, December 28, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Maple Leafs at -165 and the Coyotes at +149.
Toronto has a record of 22-14-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 11-9-1-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 122 goals and surrendered 104 goals for a point differential of +18. For the year they have an ATS mark of 22-15-0 and an over/under record of 18-16-0. Arizona has a record of 8-25-5, including 4-12-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 85 goals and have given up 133 for a goal differential of -48. Their record against the spread is 8-30-0 while their over/under mark is 16-21-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 22-15-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 18-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 8-30-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 16-21-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/18/17 RW Nikita Soshnikov Lower Body IR (12/11)
12/17/17 D Nikita Zaitsev Lower Body IR (12/16)
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal IR (10/03)
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/26/17 LW Zac Rinaldo Possible Suspension is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs Colorado
12/25/17 C Brad Richardson Upper Body left last game, is "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
12/02/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body IR (11/28)
Frederik Andersen has 19 wins and 10 losses this season in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 1,025 shots against him and he's surrendered 78 goals. He's made 947 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Auston Matthews has scored 28 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 14 goals this season with 84 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 14 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Nazem Kadri averages 16.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 13 goals on 95 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 23 points on the year.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has 19 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this year with 103 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 24.8 minutes played per contest. Antti Raanta has 4 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 497 shots against him and he's given up 43 goals. He's made 454 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Clayton Keller averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 13 goals on 110 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have given up 114 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this season. That is 11th in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.71% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 7th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Maple Leafs are 10th overall with 45 total points this year. They are 3rd in the league with 122 goals and 20th in goals allowed with 104. They've had 107 power play chances and scored 24 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 6th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Coyotes are 30th with a total of 85 goals scored while they are 1st with 133 goals surrendered this season. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.42%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 31st in the league. The Coyotes have a total of 21 points this season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have had 19 power play goals on 118 chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 26th overall. They've given up 103 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 16th when short-handed.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 49.4% as they've tried 2,199 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,248 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 21st in Corsi percentage. They are 27th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.2% as they have 1,615 shots while they've given up 1,738 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the year. That puts them 27th and 8th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,176 face-off wins as opposed to 1,152 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That is 14th overall in the NHL. On defense Toronto has 775 hits and they've blocked 510 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 24th in the league.
The Coyotes are 22nd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season, which is 5th in the NHL. They have 1,156 face-off wins compared to 1,250 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Arizona has 912 hits and they have blocked 551 shots from the opposition, which is 6th in the league. Arizona is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.4% as they've attempted 2,202 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,344 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.5% ranks 21st as they have 1,624 attempts while they have given up 1,793 shots on the defensive end.
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