Arizona Coyotes vs New York Rangers NHL Betting Tips 10/22/2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Madison Square Garden
Darcy Kuemper and the Arizona Coyotes (4-2-1, 6th in the Pacific Division) head to Madison Square Garden on Tuesday where they'll meet the New York Rangers (2-4-0, 8th in the Metropolitan Division). The Coyotes open this contest at +113 while the Rangers are coming in at -125. The over/under opens at 6. The Coyotes cover 57.1% of the time, having gone 4-3 SU. New York is covering 33.3% of the time, going 2-4 straight up.
The Arizona Coyotes head into this game holding a record of 4 victories and 2 losses, ranking them 6th in the Pacific Division. Thus far in the season, they have earned a total of 21 goals which ranks 13th in the Western Conference and 22nd in the NHL. Their goal differential is +8, ranking them 6th in the NHL. The Coyotes have earned a total of 9 points, which ranks 20th in the NHL and 10th in the conference. In discussing shots at the opposing goalie, they have earned a total of 227 which ranks 14th in the West and 26th in the NHL. As a team, Arizona has a total of 90 hits which means they have an average of 12.9 per game. They have earned a total of 75 blocks for the year. Protecting the net for Arizona is Darcy Kuemper from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He is 29 years old and has totaled 297 mins in net this season. Kuemper is giving up an average of 1.62 goals per contest which ranks him 1st in the West and 2nd in the NHL among goaltenders. So far this year, he's allowed 8 goals. He holds a save percentage of .949 which ranks him 1st in the West.
The Arizona Coyotes had a good night with a 5 - 2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in their previous game. The Coyotes had a solid offensive output and it showed in this victory. In this outing, they earned a goal on 5 out of the 27 shots they put on goal. They also had 5 power play attempts and notched 1 goal out of those opportunities. Arizona had a total of 4 penalty mins for this outing. The Corsi for the Coyotes sat at 52 and the Corsi against was 50 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 51.0%. Their Fenwick sat at 34 while the Fenwick against was 39, which earned them a rate of 46.6%. They won 23 face-off wins and were beaten on 21 tries to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 53.4% and they had a PDO of 122.2 for this one. When it comes to their opponent, the Ottawa Senators tallied 36 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 10 minutes in the box and they had 2 power play opportunities.
The Rangers are the team looking to add points to their total and for the year they have 2 wins and 4 defeats. When looking at goal differential, they are sitting 12th in the conference and 22nd in the NHL with -5. They currently have a total of 17 goals for this year which is 14th in the Eastern Conference. New York has a team save percentage of .900 which has them sitting 14th in the NHL, which tells us scoring chances could present themselves. They are shooting 9.3% putting them at 8th in the Eastern Conference. In net for New York is Henrik Lundqvist who is having a bad season by surrendering 3.57 goals per game and that ranks him 21st among Eastern Conference goalies and 38th in the NHL. In the 235 mins he has played this season, he's allowed 14 goals. He has a save % of .906, which has him ranking 13th among Eastern Conference goalies and 26th in the NHL.
The New York Rangers played the Vancouver Canucks in a matchup where the Rangers took the defeat by a tally of 3 - 2. For this matchup, New York wound up with a 49.1% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 52 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 54. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 47.6% by notching a Fenwick of 39 and the Canucks earning a 43 Fenwick. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that New York played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They had a PDO at even strength of 106.3 and their percentage of oZS was 56.5%. The Rangers notched 2 goals of the 40 shots on goal they tried. They had 3 power play opportunities in this game but didn't put one in the back of the net. On the other side of the ice, the Canucks had 3 power play opportunities and used that advantage to score 1 goal on that try. New York gave up 43 shots on goal and the Canucks had 6 penalty mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona (+113) and over 2.5 total goals
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