Arizona Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 11/5/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Friday, November 5, 2021
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+130) Ducks (-159)
Honda Center is the site where John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (4-4-3) will play the Arizona Coyotes (0-9-1) on Friday. The line on this game has the Coyotes coming in at +130 and the Ducks are at -159. The over/under is set at 5.5.
The Coyotes will look to clean up some issues after taking a 3-0 defeat against the Flyers in their previous game. The Corsi for the Coyotes was sitting at 51 and the Corsi against was 52 which means they had a Corsi rate of 49.5%. Their starts in the offensive zone sat at 50.0% and they had a PDO of 89.3 in this one. Arizona had 2 penalty minutes in this game. The Coyotes didn't have a great showing offensively in this defeat. Their Fenwick was 39 and the Fenwick Against sat at 38, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 50.6%. They totaled 19 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 28 attempts to take control of the puck. They also had 1 power play attempt but didn't convert it into a score. While out there on the ice, they took the loss without having netted any of the 29 shots they put on goal.
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The Coyotes have had 321 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .872. When at even strength, the Coyotes have conceded 29 goals while getting 11 on the offensive side of the ice. Arizona Coyotes opponents have earned 32 power play opportunities (13th in the league) and have a total of 12 goals in those attempts. For the current season, they have recorded 1 points and their points percentage is sitting at .050. Arizona has taken 253 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 5.1%. In reference to scoring goals, the Arizona Coyotes have earned 13 goals (32nd in pro hockey) so far this year and have conceded 41. Arizona is sitting with 25 power play opportunities and they have notched 2 goals out of those attempts, earning them a percentage of 8.00%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Karel Vejmelka. Vejmelka has taken the ice for 8 contests throughout his pro hockey career. He has an overall mark of 0-6-1 and he has started in 6 games. The opposition has notched 18 goals against Vejmelka in his professional career and his goals against average per game is 2.54. Vejmelka has had 232 shots against him and has accrued 214 total saves. His save percentage currently sits at .922 in his 425 mins between the pipes. Over the course of his pro career, Vejmelka has accrued 4 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .667.
In their last contest, Anaheim played the Devils in a game where the Ducks notched a victory by a score of 4-0. Anaheim went home with a 52.4% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Anaheim had and it was an excellent showing for this outing. Their Fenwick rate was 48.3% by way of having a Fenwick of 28 and the Devils finishing with a 30 Fenwick. Their PDO was 106 and their oZS percentage was 55.0%. The Ducks had 4 goals out of the 27 shots on goal they tried. They had 7 power play attempts in this contest and recorded 2 goals out of those chances.
On the campaign, the Anaheim Ducks have accumulated 35 goals, 11 points, and a points percentage of .500. They have permitted 34 goals to be scored by way of 28 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they were shorthanded. The Ducks have accumulated 25 goals at even strength and 10 goals (2nd in hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have a total of 38 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 26.32%. Anaheim has put up 340 shots (3rd in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 10.29%, while allowing their opponents 362 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 83.78% on the other teams 37 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 90.6%.
Across the rink you will find John Gibson in goal. Gibson is the owner of a career mark of 152-124-42 and has played in 330 games. Gibson's rate of quality starts sits at 55.6% and he has earned 179 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has accounted for 8,933 saves out of 9,746 shots taken against him, giving him a percentage of .917. His opposition is averaging 2.58 goals/game and he has allowed 813 goals overall. He has made the start in 322 games and has played for a total of 18,930 mins.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona (+130)
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