Minnesota Wild at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 3/1/2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Gila River Arena
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The Minnesota Wild head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Wild at -153 and the Coyotes at +133.
Minnesota has a record of 36-20-7 this year and away from home they have a record of 14-15-1-1. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have tallied 196 goals and surrendered 177 goals for a point differential of +19. For the year they have an ATS mark of 36-27-0 and an over/under record of 32-28-0. Arizona has a record of 18-34-10 including 10-18-4-3 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 148 goals and have given up 205 for a goal differential of -57. Their record against the spread is 18-44-0 while their over/under mark is 28-33-0.
Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 36-27-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 32-28-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-44-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 28-33-0 against the over/under this season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
02/27/18 D Nate Prosser Facial injured last game, is "?" Thursday vs Arizona
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
02/27/18 LW Max Domi Illness is "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
02/25/18 RW Richard Panik Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
Jason Zucker has scored 51 total points this year for the Wild. He has 26 goals this season with 162 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 25 assists on the year and averages 16.9 minutes played per contest. Eric Staal averages 17.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by tallying 33 goals on 175 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 64 points on the year. Devan Dubnyk has 27 wins and 11 losses this season in goal for the Wild. He has 1,354 shots against him and he's surrendered 110 goals. He's made 1,244 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Derek Stepan has 39 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 11 goals this year with 167 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 28 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Clayton Keller averages 18.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 157 attempts. He has 27 assists, giving him a total of 44 points on the year. Antti Raanta has 13 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 1,071 shots against him and he's given up 82 goals. He's made 989 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have 79 total points this year, which is 7th in the NHL. They've scored 196 goals while giving up 177 scores, which has them ranked 10th and 22nd respectively. They have had 189 power play chances and scored 40 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 8th in the league. The Wild have given up 221 power play opportunities and surrendered 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 15th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.28% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 31st in the league with a total of 46 points this season. They have 32 power play goals on 190 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 26th in the NHL. They've given up 165 power play opportunities and surrendered 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 19th overall. As a team, the Coyotes are 31st with a total of 148 goals scored while they've given up 205 goals this season, ranking 5th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.91%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th overall in the NHL.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 46.3% as they've tried 3,309 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,840 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 31st in Corsi percentage. They are 29th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.3% as they have 2,549 shots while they've given up 2,842 attempts on defense. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the year. That puts them 29th and 6th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,875 face-off wins as opposed to 1,876 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That is 13th overall in the NHL. On defense Minnesota has 1,064 hits and they've blocked 998 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 5th in the league.
The Coyotes are 26th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the season, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 1,824 face-off wins compared to 2,011 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.6%. That is 25th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,511 hits and they have blocked 872 shots from the opposition, which is 26th in the league. Arizona is 20th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49% as they've attempted 3,639 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,792 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.6% ranks 21st as they have 2,651 attempts while they have given up 2,920 shots on the defensive end.
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