Arizona Coyotes vs Washington Capitals NHL Betting Tips 11/11/2019
Monday, November 11, 2019
Capital One Arena
Darcy Kuemper and the Arizona Coyotes (9-6-2, 5th in the Pacific Division) travel to Capital One Arena on Monday where they'll take on the Washington Capitals (13-2-3, 1st in the Metropolitan Division). The Capitals open this contest at -165 while the Coyotes are coming in at +149. The over/under is set at 6. The Coyotes are covering 50.0% of the time, having gone 8-8 SU. The Capitals are covering 70.6% of the time, going 12-5 straight up.
The Arizona Coyotes come into this matchup holding a record of 9 wins and 6 losses, putting them at 5th in the Pacific Division. So far this year, they have converted a total of 48 goals which has them ranked at 8th in the conference and 19th in the league. Their goal differential is +7, putting them at 10th in the league. The Coyotes have a total of 20 points, which has them ranked at 16th in the league and 8th in the Western Conference. When discussing shots toward the net, they have a total of 535 which has them ranked at 8th in the West and 17th in the league. As a group, Arizona has collected a total of 243 hits which has them averaging 14.3 per game. They have a total of 164 blocks for the year. The man looking after the goal for Arizona is Darcy Kuemper from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He is 29 years old and has played a total of 719 minutes minding the net this season. Kuemper is allowing an average of 2.00 GAA which places him at 1st among West goaltenders and 3rd among goaltenders in the NHL. During this year, he has surrendered 24 goals. He has a save % of .930 which places him at 3rd among West goaltenders.
The Arizona Coyotes will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4 - 3 loss to the Minnesota Wild in their last contest. The Coyotes had a middle of the road offensive outing in the defeat. For this game, they earned a goal on 3 of the 35 shots they tried. Furthermore, they had 3 power play chances but weren't able to net one. Arizona ended up with 2 penalty minutes in their game. The Corsi for the Coyotes sat at 48 and the Corsi against was 34 giving them a Corsi percentage of 58.5%. Their Fenwick sat at 37 while the Fenwick against was 28, which earned them a rate of 56.9%. They earned 27 face-off wins and lost 13 of the face-offs. Their offensive zone starts came in at 61.5% and they had a PDO of 94.4 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Minnesota Wild earned a total of 24 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 6 penalty mins and they notched 1 power play attempt.
The Capitals are the team looking to add points to their total and for the campaign they sit with 13 victories and 2 defeats. When looking at goal differential, they are currently sitting 2nd in the East and 2nd in the league with +18. They currently have a total of 73 goals for this season which ranks 1st in the East. Washington has a save % as a team of .902 which has them sitting 20th in the league, meaning scoring chances could present themselves. They are shooting 13.1% which is good for 1st in the conference. In goal for Washington is Braden Holtby who is having a rough year by allowing 3.25 goals per game and that places him 20th in the East and 36th in the NHL. In the 738 mins he has played this year, he's given up 40 goals. His save percentage is .898, which has him ranked 17th in the East and 34th in the NHL.
The Washington Capitals faced off against the Vegas Golden Knights in an outing where the Capitals earned a win by a final score of 5 - 2. For this game, Washington wound up with a 54.8% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 34 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 28. Their Fenwick rate came in at 60.0% by earning a Fenwick of 30 and the Golden Knights earning a 20 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Washington had and it was an excellent showing for this outing. Their PDO was 116.9 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 35.3%. The Capitals netted 5 goals of the 34 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 6 power play chances in this game and scored 1 out of those opportunities. Regarding their opponent, the Golden Knights had 4 power play chances and came through by scoring 1 goal. Washington allowed 32 shots on goal and the Golden Knights ended up with 14 penalty mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona (+149) and over the total goals
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