Coyotes vs Canadiens Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/10/2020
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Montreal Canadiens
Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Location: Bell Centre in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (-105) Canadiens (-115)
Adin Hill and the Arizona Coyotes (27-23-7, 5th in the Pacific Division) are headed to Bell Centre on Monday where they'll meet the Montreal Canadiens (27-23-7, 5th in the Atlantic Division). The Canadiens open this matchup at -115 while the Coyotes are coming in at -105. The O/U is set at 6. The Coyotes are covering 42.3% of the time, having gone 22-30 SU. The Canadiens are covering 43.4% of the time, going 23-30 straight up.
The Arizona Coyotes step onto the ice with a record of 27 wins and 23 losses, which is good for 5th in the Pacific Division. So far this season, they have scored a total of 155 goals which has them sitting at 10th in the Western Conference and 21st in the NHL. Their goal differential is +2, which is good for 18th in the NHL. The Coyotes have a total of 61 pts, which has them sitting at 20th in the NHL and 9th in the conference. Regarding shots at the opposition, they have a total of 1,776 which has them sitting at 4th in the conference and 9th in the NHL. As a team, Arizona has obtained a total of 1,059 hits which means they are averaging 18.6 per contest. They have a total of 694 blocks for this season. The man looking after the net for Arizona is Adin Hill from Comox, British Columbia. He is 23 years old and has racked up 519 minutes protecting the net for the season. Hill is surrendering 2.54 goals against average which has him ranking 6th among Western Conference goalies and 15th in the NHL among goalies. For the year, he's allowed 22 goals. He has a save % of .918 which has him ranking 9th among Western Conference goalies.
The Arizona Coyotes will look for better times on the ice after their 4 - 2 loss against the Boston Bruins in their last contest. The Coyotes didn't have their best offensive outing in the defeat. For this game, they earned a goal on 2 out of the 31 shots they tried. Furthermore, they had 4 power play opportunities and were able to notch 1 goal out of those chances. Arizona earned 8 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 46 and the Corsi against was 48 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 48.9%. Their Fenwick was 35 while the Fenwick against sat at 37, which means they earned a Fenwick percentage of 48.6%. They earned 17 face-off wins and were beaten on 22 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 43.5% and they had a PDO of 97.1 for this one. In discussing stats from the opponent, the Boston Bruins tallied 33 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 14 penalty minutes and they tallied 4 power play attempts.
The Canadiens will be looking to add points to their total and for the year they sit with 27 wins and 23 defeats. When it comes to goal differential, they are ranked 12th in the Eastern Conference and 19th in the league with +1. They have compiled a total of 173 goals for this season which ranks them 8th in the Eastern Conference. Montreal has a save % as a team of .904 which has them ranked 16th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could present themselves. They have a team shooting percentage of 8.8% which puts them at 13th in the conference. In goal for Montreal is Carey Price who is having an ok year by allowing 2.69 goals per contest and that has him ranked 13th in the Eastern Conference and 20th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 2,722 minutes he has played this year, he has surrendered 122 goals. He has a save % of .913, which places him at 12th in the Eastern Conference and 24th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Montreal Canadiens opposed the Toronto Maple Leafs in a matchup where the Canadiens ended up with the win by a score of 2 - 1. In their game, Montreal had a 54.1% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 53 and their opponent having a Corsi of 45. They had a Fenwick percentage of 54.5% by notching a Fenwick of 36 and the Maple Leafs ending the game with a 30 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Montreal played and you can safely assume that they'll look to improve in their next outing. They had a PDO at even strength of 101.9 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 57.1%. The Canadiens converted 2 goals of the 30 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 power play opportunities in this game but were not able to net one. Concerning the opposition, the Maple Leafs had 2 power play chances but didn't tally a goal. Montreal conceded 23 shots on goal and the Maple Leafs ended up with 4 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal (-115)
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