Ottawa Senators at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Gila River Arena
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The Ottawa Senators head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Senators at +118 and the Coyotes at -130.
Ottawa has a record of 21-31-10 this year and away from home they have a record of 7-18-5-3. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 168 goals and surrendered 219 goals for a point differential of -51. For the year they have an ATS mark of 21-41-0 and an over/under record of 33-29-0. Arizona has a record of 19-34-10 including 11-18-4-3 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 153 goals and have given up 208 for a goal differential of -55. Their record against the spread is 19-44-0 while their over/under mark is 29-33-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 21-41-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 33-29-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 19-44-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 29-33-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
03/01/18 RW Marian Gaborik Undisclosed is OUT Friday vs Vegas
02/27/18 LW Alexandre Burrows Suspension Served is probable Friday vs Vegas
02/27/18 D Mark Borowiecki Neck left last game, is "?" Friday vs Vegas
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mike Hoffman has scored 42 total points this year for the Senators. He has 18 goals this season with 197 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 24 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Erik Karlsson averages 26.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by tallying 6 goals on 151 attempts. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 44 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 17 wins and 20 losses this season in goal for the Senators. He has 1,402 shots against him and he's surrendered 139 goals. He's made 1,263 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Derek Stepan has 39 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 11 goals this year with 169 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 28 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the year. Antti Raanta has 14 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 1,106 shots against him and he's given up 85 goals. He's made 1,021 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 52 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 168 goals while giving up 219 scores, which has them ranked 27th and 2nd respectively. They have had 194 power play chances and scored 32 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 27th in the league. The Senators have given up 180 power play opportunities and surrendered 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.88% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 31st in the league with a total of 48 points this season. They have 33 power play goals on 192 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 26th in the NHL. They've given up 169 power play opportunities and surrendered 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 21st overall. As a team, the Coyotes are 30th with a total of 153 goals scored while they've given up 208 goals this season, ranking 5th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.07%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th overall in the NHL.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 47.7% as they've tried 3,543 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,886 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 24th in Corsi percentage. They are 25th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.9% as they have 2,626 shots while they've given up 2,857 attempts on defense. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the year. That puts them 16th and 13th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,925 face-off wins as opposed to 1,831 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 11th overall in the NHL. On defense Ottawa has 1,485 hits and they've blocked 1,029 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 3rd in the league.
The Coyotes are 27th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 1,851 face-off wins compared to 2,042 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.5%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,532 hits and they have blocked 885 shots from the opposition, which is 25th in the league. Arizona is 20th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.9% as they've attempted 3,692 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,858 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.5% ranks 21st as they have 2,690 attempts while they have given up 2,973 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Senators/Coyotes NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa +118
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa +118
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