Arizona Coyotes vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, 4/5/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Monday, April 5, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (-125) Kings (-105)
STAPLES Center is the site where Calvin Petersen and the Los Angeles Kings (14-16-6) will play the Arizona Coyotes (17-15-5) on Monday. The Kings open this contest at -105 while the Coyotes are coming in at -125. The O/U opens at 5.5.
The Coyotes will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 4-2 win over the Ducks the last time they stepped on the ice. Their offensive zone starts were at 50.0% and their PDO was 105.6 for this one. They had 19 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 25 opportunities to win the puck. Their Fenwick came in at 37 and the Fenwick against finished at 31, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 54.4%. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 43 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 42 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 50.6%. Arizona recorded 14 penalty mins in this matchup. They also had 2 power play chances but weren't able to net one. The Coyotes had a good offensive performance in the victory. In the game, they were able to notch a goal on 4 out of the 31 shots they attempted.
In the matter of their goal scoring prowess, the Arizona Coyotes have accumulated 96 goals (25th in the NHL) for the season and have conceded 112. For the current campaign, they have recorded 39 points and their points percentage is .527. Arizona steps onto the ice with 128 power play opportunities and they have tallied 23 goals out of those chances, garnering them a rate of 17.97%. While at even strength, the Coyotes let the opposition score 91 goals while having 73 as an offensive unit. Arizona has tried 969 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 9.9%. The Coyotes have had 1,167 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .904. Arizona Coyotes opponents have 121 power play opportunities (6th in professional hockey) and have scored 21 goals in those attempts.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Adin Hill. Over the course of his pro career, Hill has compiled 14 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .424. His save percentage currently is .907 in his 2,087 mins between the pipes. Hill has had 1,059 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 961 saves. The opposition has scored 98 goals versus Hill in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.82. He has earned an overall mark of 15-16-4 and he has gotten the start in 33 games. Hill has taken the ice for 40 matchups over the course of his pro hockey career.
Their last time out, Los Angeles went up against the Sharks in a matchup where the Kings ended up losing by a mark of 3-2. Los Angeles went home with a 54.3% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Los Angeles played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 58.9% by way of having a Fenwick of 43 and the Sharks having earned a 30 Fenwick. They had a PDO of 87 and their oZS percentage was 48.0%. The Kings earned 2 goals out of the 37 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 power play opportunities in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal.
For the season, the Los Angeles Kings have earned 97 goals, 34 points, and a points percentage of .472. They have permitted 101 goals to be scored by way of 87 goals at even strength and 14 goals while they were shorthanded. The Kings have 70 goals at even strength and 27 goals (9th in hockey) while on the power play. They have a tally of 123 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 21.95%. Los Angeles has put up 1,064 shots (23rd in the NHL) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.12%, while allowing the opposition 1,126 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 86.41% on the other teams 103 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 91.0%.
Across the ice you are going to see Calvin Petersen patrolling the crease. He has accrued 1,186 saves out of the 1,283 shots attempted against him, giving him a save percentage of .924. Petersen has a career record of 17-15-5 and has played in 39 games. He got the starting nod in 37 games and has played 2,281 mins. Petersen's rate of quality starts is 62.2% and he has accumulated 23 quality starts in his professional career. Opponents are averaging 2.55 goals per game and he has surrendered 97 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-105)
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