New York Rangers at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Gila River Arena
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The New York Rangers head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Rangers at -125 and the Coyotes at +113.
New York has a record of 21-14-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 6-7-2-2. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 125 goals and surrendered 114 goals for a point differential of +11. For the year they have an ATS mark of 21-19-0 and an over/under record of 21-17-0. Arizona has a record of 10-27-5 including 5-13-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 97 goals and have given up 148 for a goal differential of -51. Their record against the spread is 10-32-0 while their over/under mark is 18-23-0.
Valuable New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 21-19-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 21-17-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 10-32-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-23-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Rangers Injuries
12/28/17 LW Chris Kreider Blood Clot is out indefinitely
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/31/17 C Brad Richardson Upper Body IR (12/27)
12/27/17 LW Zac Rinaldo Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 01/13 vs San Jose)
12/02/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body IR (11/28)
Kevin Shattenkirk has scored 23 total points this year for the Rangers. He has 5 goals this season with 87 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 18 assists on the year and averages 20.4 minutes played per contest. Mats Zuccarello averages 19 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by tallying 8 goals on 86 attempts. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 31 points on the year. Henrik Lundqvist has 18 wins and 10 losses this season in goal for the Rangers. He has 1,078 shots against him and he's surrendered 84 goals. He's made 994 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has 19 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this year with 111 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 24.6 minutes played per contest. Clayton Keller averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 14 goals on 117 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the year. Antti Raanta has 6 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 587 shots against him and he's given up 50 goals. He's made 537 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rangers have 47 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 125 goals while giving up 114 scores, which has them ranked 11th and 22nd respectively. They have had 132 power play chances and scored 25 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That is 17th in the league. The Rangers have given up 132 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking them 6th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.90% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 31st in the league with a total of 25 points this season. They have 23 power play goals on 134 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the NHL. They've given up 109 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 19th overall. As a team, the Coyotes are 30th with a total of 97 goals scored while they've given up 148 goals this season, ranking 2nd in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.72%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 30th overall in the NHL.
New York is 26th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48%, as they've attempted 2,242 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,433 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.3% as they have 1,707 attempts while they have given up 1,824 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 26th in the league. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time, which is 14th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. That is 16th overall in the NHL. They have 1,187 face-off wins compared to 1,178 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That ranks them 19th in the league. On defense New York has 820 hits and they have blocked 609 shots from the opposition, putting them 12th overall.
The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the year. That ranks them 24th and 6th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,269 face-off wins as opposed to 1,386 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,012 hits and they've blocked 603 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 15th in blocked shots. Arizona is ranked 17th in Corsi percentage with 48.6% as they've tried 2,442 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,578 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 21st in the NHL at 47.5%, as they have 1,789 shots while they've given up 1,975 attempts on defense.
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