Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights NHL Game Picks 10/25/2019
Friday, October 25, 2019
Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights (7-4-0, 2nd in the Pacific Division) play the Colorado Avalanche (7-1-1, 1st in the Central Division) at T-Mobile Arena on Friday, October 25, 2019. The line on this contest has the Avalanche coming in at +122 and the Golden Knights are at -135. The over/under opens at 6.5. The Avalanche are covering 77.8% of the time, having gone 7-2 SU. Vegas covers 55.6% of the time, going 5-4 straight up.
0 In net for Colorado is Philipp Grubauer from Rosenheim, Germany. He is 28 years old and has racked up 426 minutes minding the net for the season. Grubauer is surrendering 2.82 goals per contest which has him placed 14th in the Western Conference and 27th among goaltenders in the NHL. So far this year, he's given up 20 goals. He holds a save % of .915 which has him placed 10th in the Western Conference.
The Colorado Avalanche will look for better times on the ice after their 3 - 1 loss against the St. Louis Blues in their previous game. The Avalanche had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in the loss. In this outing, they converted 1 of the 18 shots they put on goal. Furthermore, they had 5 power play attempts and were able to net 1 goal out of those opportunities. Colorado had 12 penalty mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Avalanche was 17 and the Corsi against was 31 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 35.4%. Their Fenwick was 9 and the Fenwick against at even strength was 24, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 27.3%. They won 17 face-off wins and were beaten on 22 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 42.3% and they had a PDO of 87.5 in this game. Concerning opponent stats, the St. Louis Blues put up 25 shots. They ended the game with 12 penalty minutes and they had 5 power play attempts.
currently have a total of In net for Vegas is Marc-Andre Fleury who is playing well this year by giving up only 2.04 goals against average and that has him ranked 3rd among Western Conference goaltenders and 5th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 587 mins he has played, he has surrendered 20 goals. He has a save % of .937, which ranks him 3rd among Western Conference goaltenders and 5th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Vegas Golden Knights opposed the Chicago Blackhawks in a game where the Golden Knights notched a victory by a tally of 2 - 1. While out there on the ice, Vegas had a 61.4% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 35 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 22. Their Fenwick rate came in at 55.8% by way of having a Fenwick of 24 and the Blackhawks having earned a 19 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Vegas had and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. Their PDO at even strength was 97.9 and they had an oZS percentage of 64.7%. The Golden Knights scored 2 goals out of the 34 shots on goal they attempted. They had 5 power play chances in this game but didn't score a goal. In discussing their opponent, the Blackhawks had 4 power play chances but didn't tally a goal. Vegas allowed 32 shots on goal and the Blackhawks ended up with a total of 10 penalty mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Vegas (-135)
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