Thursday, April 6, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at -105 and the Coyotes at -105.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 30-40-9 and on the road they have a record of 12-24-3. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 175 goals and given up 231 goals for a point differential of -56. The Canucks have an overall record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-49 and an over/under record of 30-35-14. Arizona shows up with a record of 29-41-10 including 17-17-5 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 192 goals and surrendered 254 for a goal differential of -62. The Coyotes have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-51 while their over/under record sits at 29-42-9.
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Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 26-49 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 30-35-14 against the over/under
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 23-51 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 29-42-9 against the over/under
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
04/04/17 RW Loui Eriksson Leg "?"
04/02/17 C Joseph Cramarossa Foot out indefinitely
03/26/17 RW Jack Skille Ankle out indefinitely
03/21/17 C Markus Granlund Wrist out for season
03/20/17 LW Brendan Gaunce Hand out indefinitely
03/01/17 GO Jacob Markstrom Lower Body out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out for season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out for season
04/04/17 LW Jamie McGinn Personal "?"
04/04/17 RW Radim Vrbata Lower Body "?"
04/04/17 RW Shane Doan Lower Body "?"
04/03/17 D Oliver Ekman-Larsson Personal out for season
03/14/17 C Alexander Burmistrov Concussion out indefinitely
Bo Horvat has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 20 goals this season with 150 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 15 goals on 95 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 18 wins and 27 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,680 shots against him and has given up 143 goals. He has made 1,537 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 12 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 24.6 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 8% by scoring 18 goals on 228 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 53 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 Canucks have 69 total points this season. They have scored 175 goals while giving up 231 goals. They have had 220 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Canucks have allowed 213 power play opportunities and given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.97% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 232 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 255 power play opportunities and have given up 56 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 192 goals scored while they've given up 254 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.58%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.2% as they've attempted 4,086 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,398 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.9% as they have 3,005 attempts while they've given up 3,396 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 2,442 face off wins compared to 2,340 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense Vancouver has 1,431 hits and they've blocked 1,002 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 4,207 shots at full strength and they've given up 5,128 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 44.6% as they have 3,163 shots while they've given up 3,934 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 45.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.3% as they've compiled 2,371 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,541 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 1,194 shot attempts and they have 2,061 hits as a unit.
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