Arizona Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 4/4/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Sunday, April 4, 2021
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (-132) Ducks (+100)
John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (11-21-6) play the Arizona Coyotes (17-15-5) at Honda Center on Sunday. The Ducks open this game at +100 while the Coyotes are coming in at -132. The over/under opens at 5.5.
The Coyotes were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-2 victory against the Ducks their last time out. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 43 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 42 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 50.6%. When starting in the offensive zone they were at 50.0% and they had a PDO at even strength of 105.6 in this one. Arizona had 14 minutes in the box for this matchup. The Coyotes had a good offensive outing and it showed in this victory. Their Fenwick came in at 37 and the Fenwick against finished at 31, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 54.4%. They tallied 19 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 25 opportunities to gain puck control. Moreover, they had 2 chances on the power play but weren't able to net one. For the outing, they tallied a score on 4 out of the 31 shots they attempted.
The Coyotes have had 1,167 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .904. When at even strength, the Coyotes let the opposition score 91 goals while getting 73 of their own. Arizona Coyotes opponents have earned 121 power play tries (5th in professional hockey) and have a total of 21 goals in those chances. For the year, they have 39 points and their points percentage is .527. Arizona has taken 969 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.9%. Regarding their scoring, the Arizona Coyotes have racked up 96 goals (21st in the NHL) so far this season and have allowed 112. Arizona has compiled 128 power play chances and they have notched 23 goals out of those advantages, giving them a percentage of 17.97%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Adin Hill. In his professional hockey career, Hill has accrued 14 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .424. His save percentage currently sits at .907 in his 2,087 minutes played. Hill has seen 1,059 shots against him and has amassed 961 total saves. Opponents have tallied 98 goals against Hill in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 2.82. He has amassed a record of 15-16-4 and got the start in 33 games. Hill has been in goal for 40 games throughout his hockey career.
In their loss to Arizona, Anaheim earned a 49.4% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Anaheim played and you might say they will look have a bounce back performance in their next game. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 45.6% by tallying a Fenwick of 31 and the Coyotes ending the game with a 37 Fenwick at even strength. Their PDO was 94 and their oZS percentage was 50.0%. The Ducks recorded 2 goals out of the 29 shots on goal they tried. They had 2 power play opportunities in this one but didn't put one in the back of the net.
During this campaign, the Anaheim Ducks have earned 84 goals, 28 points, in addition to a points percentage of .368. They have allowed 125 goals to be scored by of a combination of 99 goals at even strength and 26 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Ducks have scored 75 goals at even strength and 9 goals (31st in the league) while having more men on the ice. They have recorded 85 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play percentage of 10.59%. Anaheim has tried 1,032 shots (24th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 8.14%, while allowing their opponents 1,143 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 76.58% on their opponents 111 power play chances, and their save percentage is 89.1%.
On the other side of the ice you will find John Gibson protecting the net. Opponents are averaging 2.56 goals per contest and he has allowed 760 goals overall. Gibson's quality start rate sits at 55.8% and he has 169 quality starts in his career. He got the starting nod in 303 games and has accumulated 17,780 minutes. Gibson holds a career mark of 146-115-38 and has played in 311 contests. He has tallied 8,365 stops out of 9,125 shots taken, giving him a save percentage of .917.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim (+100)
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