Ottawa Senators vs Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 10/19/2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Gila River Arena
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Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators (1-4-1, 8th in the Atlantic Division) are headed to Gila River Arena on Saturday where they'll take on the Arizona Coyotes (3-2-1, 6th in the Pacific Division). The line on this matchup has the Senators coming in at +175 and the Coyotes are at -195. The over/under opens at 6. The Senators are covering 16.7% of the time, having gone 1-5 SU. The Coyotes are covering 50.0% of the time, going 3-3 straight up.
The Ottawa Senators will look to clean up some issues after taking a 3 - 2 loss against the Vegas Golden Knights in their last contest. The Senators didn't have their best offensive outing in the loss. For this outing, they scored on 2 of the 39 shots they looked to score on. In addition, they had 4 power play attempts but weren't able to notch a goal in these power play chances. Ottawa had a total of 11 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Senators sat at 35 and the Corsi against was 55 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 38.9%. Their Fenwick was 29 while the Fenwick against was 43, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 40.3%. They won 26 face-off wins at even strength and lost 27 attempts to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 51.5% and they had a PDO of 105.5 in this one. Regarding their opponent, the Vegas Golden Knights racked up a total of 54 shots. They ended the game with 13 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 3 power play chances.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 3 total points this season, which ranks them 28th in the NHL. They are 26th in the league in goals scored with 14 while they've given up 21 goals, ranking them 16th overall. They have had 21 power play opportunities and have scored 0 goals on those chances for a percentage of 0%. That is 31st in the NHL. The Senators have allowed 25 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, putting them 17th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.53% for the season. They allow 37 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 14th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Arizona Coyotes faced off against the Nashville Predators in a matchup where the Coyotes notched a victory by a final of 5 - 2. For this game, Arizona earned a 54.7% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 35 and their opponent having a Corsi of 29. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 55.6% by notching a Fenwick of 25 and the Predators finishing with a 20 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Arizona had and it was a good performance overall. They had a PDO at even strength of 92.9 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 54.6%. The Coyotes converted 5 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they pursued. They had 6 power play opportunities in this game and converted 3 out of those tries. Concerning their opponent, the Predators had 3 power play opportunities but were not able to notch a goal. Arizona allowed 25 shots on goal and the Predators ended up with a total of 14 penalty minutes.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 19th in the NHL with a total of 7 points this year. They have 5 power play goals on 17 opportunities for a percentage of 29%. That ranks them 7th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 20 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. That is 9th in the NHL. As a team, the Coyotes are 24th in the league with 16 goals scored while they've given up 11 goals, which is 31st overall. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.00%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%. That is 3rd in the NHL.
Ottawa is 26th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.2%, as they've attempted 235 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 274 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 46.1% as they have 173 attempts while they have given up 202 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 26th in the league. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time, which is 11th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season. That is 21st overall in the NHL. They have 139 face-off wins compared to 130 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.7%. That ranks them 11th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 132 hits and they have blocked 72 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Coyotes are 16th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 128 face-off wins compared to 109 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 54%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Arizona has 79 hits and they have blocked 64 shots from the opposition, which is 24th in the league. Arizona is 13th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.4% as they've attempted 239 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 226 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.8% ranks 11th as they have 174 attempts while they have given up 162 shots on the defensive end.
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