Arizona Coyotes at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 3/28/2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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The Arizona Coyotes head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at +140 and the Golden Knights at -155.
Arizona has a record of 26-39-11 this year and away from home they have a record of 11-19-7-2. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 190 goals and surrendered 242 goals for a point differential of -52. For the year they have an ATS mark of 26-50-0 and an over/under record of 35-40-0. Vegas has a record of 48-21-7 including 27-9-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 254 goals and have given up 205 for a goal differential of +49. Their record against the spread is 48-28-0 while their over/under mark is 38-36-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 26-50-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 35-40-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 48-28-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 38-36-0 against the over/under this season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
03/26/18 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Lower Body is out for season
03/20/18 D Jason Demers Upper Body is out for season
03/11/18 C Laurent Dauphin Lower Body is out indefinitely
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
03/27/18 D Deryk Engelland Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs Arizona
03/27/18 RW Reilly Smith Shoulder is "?" Wednesday vs Arizona
03/09/18 C Oscar Lindberg Concussion is out indefinitely
03/02/18 D Luca Sbisa Hand is out indefinitely
02/10/18 LW William Carrier Shoulder IR (02/04)
Derek Stepan has scored 53 total points this year for the Coyotes. He has 13 goals this season with 198 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 40 assists on the year and averages 19.3 minutes played per contest. Clayton Keller averages 18.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 23 goals on 193 attempts. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 61 points on the year. Antti Raanta has 18 wins and 16 losses this season in goal for the Coyotes. He has 1,256 shots against him and he's surrendered 92 goals. He's made 1,164 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Jon Marchessault has 72 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 25 goals this year with 251 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 47 assists on the year and averages 17.4 minutes played per contest. William Karlsson averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 40 goals on 172 attempts. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 69 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 28 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 1,295 shots against him and he's given up 89 goals. He's made 1,206 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 63 total points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They've scored 190 goals while giving up 242 scores, which has them ranked 30th and 8th respectively. They have had 226 power play chances and scored 40 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 23rd in the league. The Coyotes have given up 208 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 16th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.29% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 4th in the league with a total of 103 points this season. They have 50 power play goals on 229 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 9th in the NHL. They've given up 220 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 12th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 3rd with a total of 254 goals scored while they've given up 205 goals this season, ranking 25th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.18%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 8th overall in the NHL.
Arizona is 20th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49%, as they've attempted 4,453 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,641 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.8% as they have 3,254 attempts while they have given up 3,553 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 22nd in the league. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time, which is 21st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season. That is 6th overall in the NHL. They have 2,244 face-off wins compared to 2,456 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.7%. That ranks them 26th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,841 hits and they have blocked 1,088 shots from the opposition, putting them 22nd overall.
The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 53% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47% for the year. That ranks them 8th and 28th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,276 face-off wins as opposed to 2,352 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.2%. That is 25th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,590 hits and they've blocked 1,092 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 21st in blocked shots. Vegas is ranked 6th in Corsi percentage with 51.5% as they've tried 4,626 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,363 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 15th in the NHL at 51.4%, as they have 3,454 shots while they've given up 3,271 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Coyotes/Golden Knights NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Arizona +140
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona +140
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