Minnesota Wild at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Game Picks 1/21/2019
Monday, January 21, 2019
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The Minnesota Wild head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday, January 21, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Wild at +153 and the Golden Knights at -170.
Minnesota has a record of 24-21-3 this year. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've tallied 133 goals and surrendered 138 goals for a point differential of -5. For the year they have an ATS mark of 23-24-0 and an over/under record of 20-23-0. Vegas has a record of 29-17-4 this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 154 goals and given up 134 for a goal differential of +20. Their record against the spread is 28-21-0 while their over/under mark is 21-25-0.
Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 23-24-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 20-23-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 28-21-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 21-25-0 against the over/under this season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
12/17/18 D Matt Dumba Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/10/19 C Eric Fehr Upper Body is out indefinitely
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
11/07/18 LW Erik Haula Knee is out indefinitely
01/19/19 GO Malcolm Subban Illness is questionable Monday vs Minnesota
01/19/19 LW William Carrier Illness is questionable Monday vs Minnesota
01/15/19 RW Reilly Smith Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Zach Parise has scored 42 total points this year for the Wild. He has 20 goals this season with 153 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 22 assists on the year and averages 18.3 minutes played per contest. Jason Zucker averages 17.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 13 goals on 132 attempts. He has 11 assists, giving him a total of 24 points on the year. Devan Dubnyk has 18 wins and 16 losses this season in goal for the Wild. He has 1,097 shots against him and he's surrendered 96 goals. He's made 1,001 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Jon Marchessault has 34 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 17 goals this year with 182 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 19 minutes played per contest. William Karlsson averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 16 goals on 102 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 27 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 1,197 shots against him and he's given up 106 goals. He's made 1,091 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have 51 total points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They've scored 133 goals while giving up 138 scores, which has them ranked 25th and 23rd respectively. They have had 140 power play chances and scored 29 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 12th in the league. The Wild have given up 145 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking them 2nd when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.80% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 16th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 5th in the league with a total of 62 points this season. They have 28 power play goals on 152 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 19th in the NHL. They've given up 144 power play opportunities and surrendered 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 12th with a total of 154 goals scored while they've given up 134 goals this season, ranking 26th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.22%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 12th overall in the NHL.
Minnesota is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.7%, as they've attempted 2,708 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,744 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.4% as they have 2,047 attempts while they have given up 2,013 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 13th in the league. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time, which is 15th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 1,469 face-off wins compared to 1,430 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That ranks them 12th in the league. On defense Minnesota has 935 hits and they have blocked 731 shots from the opposition, putting them 7th overall.
The Golden Knights are 4th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.3% for the season, which is 28th in the NHL. They have 1,464 face-off wins compared to 1,506 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That is 19th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,345 hits and they have blocked 677 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. Vegas is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.7% as they've attempted 3,191 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,644 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.2% ranks 3rd as they have 2,331 attempts while they have given up 1,967 shots on the defensive end.
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