Arizona Coyotes vs. Florida Panthers - 1/7/20 NHL Picks, Odds, and Prediction
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Florida Panthers
Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Location: BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+110) Panthers (-130)
Antti Raanta and the Arizona Coyotes (24-16-4, 2nd in the Pacific Division) go to BB&T Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the Florida Panthers (22-15-5, 4th in the Atlantic Division). The Coyotes open this matchup at +110 while the Panthers are coming in at -130. The O/U is set at 6. The Coyotes are covering 48.7% of the time, having gone 19-20 SU. Florida covers 48.7% of the time, going 19-20 straight up.
The Arizona Coyotes head into this game with a record of 24 wins and 16 defeats, which is good for 2nd in the Pacific Division. Thus far in the season, they have earned a total of 123 goals which has them sitting at 10th in the conference and 21st in the NHL. Their goal differential is +13, which is good for 10th in the NHL. The Coyotes currently have a total of 52 points, which has them sitting at 11th in the NHL and 5th in the West. In terms of shots toward the net, they currently have a total of 1,362 which has them sitting at 6th in the West and 13th in the NHL. As a team, Arizona has compiled a total of 818 hits which has them averaging 18.6 per game. They currently have a total of 527 blocks for the season. The man in the crease for Arizona is Antti Raanta from Rauma, Finland. He is 30 years old and has been on the ice a total of 1,084 minutes minding the goal for the season. Khudobin is conceding 2.66 goals per contest which has him ranked 8th in the Western Conference and 17th in the NHL. So far this season, he's given up 48 goals. He holds a save percentage of .921 which has him ranked 7th in the Western Conference.
The Arizona Coyotes were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 6 - 2 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers in their previous contest. The Coyotes had a solid offensive output and it showed in the victory. In this game, they finished 6 out of the 22 shots they put on net. They also had 5 power play attempts and notched 1 goal out of those opportunities. Arizona ended up with 10 penalty minutes in their game. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 29 and the Corsi against at even strength was 47 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 38.2%. Their Fenwick sat at 24 and the Fenwick against was 36, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 40.0%. They earned 21 face-off wins and lost 31 of the face-offs. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 32.9% and they had a PDO of 117.0 in this one. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Philadelphia Flyers racked up 29 shots. They ended the game with 12 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 4 power play attempts.
The Panthers will be on the other side of the ice and for the season they have 22 victories and 15 defeats. In the matter of goal differential, they are ranked 7th in the Eastern Conference and 12th in the league with +10. They have compiled a total of 148 goals for this year which ranks them 3rd in the Eastern Conference. Florida has a save % as a team of .896 which is good for 25th in the league, meaning there could be plenty of chances to score if they are aggressive. They have a team shooting percentage of 10.6% which puts them at 5th in the East. In net for Florida is Sergei Bobrovsky who is having a tough year by giving up 3.33 GAA and that has him 29th among East goaltenders and 60th in the NHL. In the 1,835 minutes he has played this season, he's given up 102 goals. He has a save % of .895, which has him ranking 28th among East goaltenders and 55th in the NHL.
The Florida Panthers went up against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a game where the Panthers earned a victory by a mark of 4 - 1. While out there on the ice, Florida wound up with a 58.1% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by earning a Corsi of 61 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 44. They had a Fenwick percentage of 56.2% by notching a Fenwick of 41 and the Penguins finishing with a 32 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Florida played and it was an excellent showing for this outing. They had a PDO of 108.2 and their oZS percentage was 53.8%. The Panthers scored 4 goals out of the 35 shots on goal they took. They had 1 power play opportunity in this outing but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. Regarding the opposition, the Penguins had 3 power play attempts but weren't able to put the puck in the net. Florida allowed 32 shots on goal and the Penguins earned a total of 14 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona (+110)
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