Vancouver Canucks at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 2/25/2018
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Gila River Arena
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The Vancouver Canucks head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Canucks at +103 and the Coyotes at -114.
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Vancouver has a record of 23-31-7 this year and away from home they have a record of 12-16-3-2. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 164 goals and surrendered 200 goals for a point differential of -36. For the year they have an ATS mark of 23-38-0 and an over/under record of 36-25-0. Arizona has a record of 17-33-10 including 9-17-4-3 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 145 goals and have given up 202 for a goal differential of -57. Their record against the spread is 17-43-0 while their over/under mark is 28-31-0.
Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 23-38-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 36-25-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 17-43-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 28-31-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
02/15/18 D Christopher Tanev Leg IR (02/08)
02/09/18 C Brendan Gaunce Foot IR (02/07)
02/09/18 C Markus Granlund Ankle IR (02/07)
02/08/18 C Sam Gagner Ankle IR (02/06)
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
02/22/18 GO Darcy Kuemper Acquired is "?" Saturday vs Anaheim
Thomas Vanek has scored 41 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 17 goals this season with 121 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 24 assists on the year and averages 14 minutes played per contest. Brock Boeser averages 17.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 27 goals on 164 attempts. He has 24 assists, giving him a total of 51 points on the year. Jacob Markstrom has 16 wins and 20 losses this season in goal for the Canucks. He has 1,252 shots against him and he's surrendered 115 goals. He's made 1,137 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Derek Stepan has 38 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 11 goals this year with 159 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 27 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Clayton Keller averages 18.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 153 attempts. He has 27 assists, giving him a total of 44 points on the year. Antti Raanta has 12 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 1,045 shots against him and he's given up 82 goals. He's made 963 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have 53 total points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They've scored 164 goals while giving up 200 scores, which has them ranked 24th and 5th respectively. They have had 197 power play chances and scored 42 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 8th in the league. The Canucks have given up 209 power play opportunities and surrendered 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 26th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.96% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 31st in the league with a total of 44 points this season. They have 31 power play goals on 180 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 26th in the NHL. They've given up 159 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 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 145 goals scored while they've given up 202 goals this season, ranking 3rd in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.10%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th overall in the NHL.
Vancouver is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.1%, as they've attempted 3,288 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,541 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.8% as they have 2,477 attempts while they have given up 2,705 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 26th in the league. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time, which is 19th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 1,798 face-off wins compared to 1,892 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.7%. That ranks them 22nd in the league. On defense Vancouver has 1,213 hits and they have blocked 836 shots from the opposition, putting them 27th overall.
The Coyotes are 26th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.9% for the season, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 1,782 face-off wins compared to 1,947 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,465 hits and they have blocked 845 shots from the opposition, which is 24th in the league. Arizona is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.7% as they've attempted 3,497 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,680 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.3% ranks 27th as they have 2,541 attempts while they have given up 2,835 shots on the defensive end.
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