Arizona Coyotes vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 4/12/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+250) Avalanche (-300)
Adin Hill and the Arizona Coyotes (19-17-5) are headed to Ball Arena on Monday where they'll take on the Colorado Avalanche (27-9-4). The Avalanche open this game at -300 while the Coyotes are coming in at +250. The O/U opens at 6.5.
The Coyotes will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 7-4 defeat to the Golden Knights their last time on the ice. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 53.9% and they had a PDO at even strength of 97.5 in this game. They totaled 24 face-off victories when at even strength and lost on 26 attempts to control the puck. Their Fenwick came in at 36 and the Fenwick against was 36, giving them a Fenwick rate of 50.0%. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 54 and the Corsi against was at 47 which means they had a Corsi rate of 53.5%. Arizona garnered 4 mins in the box for this matchup. Additionally, they had 2 power play chances and were able to score 1 goal. The Coyotes had a good offensive outing in this loss. For the game, they were able to notch a goal on 4 out of the 26 shots they looked to score on.
The Coyotes have had 1,292 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .902. When playing at even strength, the Coyotes have allowed the opponent to score 104 goals while notching 84 themselves. Arizona Coyotes opponents have 128 power play opportunities (9th in pro hockey) and have earned 23 goals in those attempts. For the current campaign, they have scored 43 points and their points percentage is .524. Arizona has taken 1,086 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.2%. With regard to their scoring, the Arizona Coyotes have earned 111 goals (18th in pro hockey) so far this season and have given up 127. Arizona skates onto the rink with 138 power play chances and they have tallied 27 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 19.57%.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Adin Hill. Hill has been involved in 44 contests during his pro hockey career. He has accumulated a mark of 17-18-4 and he has gotten the start in 37 games. The opposition has notched 111 goals versus Hill in his pro career and his goals against rate is 2.89. Hill has seen 1,179 shots taken against him and he has 1,068 total saves. His save percentage currently is at .906 during his 2,307 minutes guarding the cage. For his professional hockey career, Hill has accumulated 16 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .432.
In their last game, Colorado played the Ducks in a game where the Avalanche got the win by a tally of 2-0. Colorado wrapped up this game with a 55.1% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Colorado had and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 54.4% by amassing a Fenwick of 43 and the Ducks finishing with a 36 Fenwick. Their PDO was 107 and their oZS percentage was 56.4%. The Avalanche scored 2 goals of the 35 shots on goal they tried. They had 3 power play attempts in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net.
The Avalanche have tallied 107 goals at even strength and 35 goals (2nd in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Colorado has put up 1,412 shots (2nd in the NHL) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 10.06%, while allowing their opponents 1,006 shots. During this campaign, the Colorado Avalanche have notched a total of 142 goals, 58 points, as well as a points percentage of .725. They have recorded 150 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 23.33%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 83.72% on the other teams 129 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 90.7%. They have allowed 94 goals to be scored by way of 73 goals at even strength and 21 goals while they were shorthanded.
For the opposition you are going to see Jonas Johansson between the pipes. Johansson is the owner of a career record of 3-8-3 and has played in 17 games. Johansson's percentage of quality starts comes out to 28.6% and he has 4 quality starts in his pro career. He has compiled 399 stops out of 446 shots attempted against him, giving him a save % of .895. The opposition is averaging 3.12 goals per game and he has conceded 47 goals overall. He has started in 14 games and has accumulated 904 minutes.
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Josh's Pick: Take Colorado (-300)
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