Arizona Coyotes vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, 4/7/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+108) Kings (-119)
Adin Hill and the Arizona Coyotes (19-15-5) head to STAPLES Center on Wednesday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Kings (14-17-6). The line on this matchup has the Coyotes coming in at +108 and the Kings are at -119. The over/under is set at 5.5.
The Coyotes came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 5-2 win over the Kings the last time they stepped on the ice. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 30.7% and their PDO was 106.6 for this matchup. They compiled 22 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 30 attempts to win the face-off. Their Fenwick came in at 33 and the Fenwick against was 39, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 45.8%. The Corsi for the Coyotes came in at 42 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 49 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 46.2%. Arizona recorded 12 minutes in the box for this matchup. In addition, they had 6 power play tries and netted 3 goals. The Coyotes had a impressive offensive outing in the victory. In the game, they tallied a score on 5 out of the 33 shots they put on net.
Arizona Coyotes opponents have totaled 125 power play opportunities (5th in hockey) and have scored 22 goals in those attempts. The Coyotes have had 1,225 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .905. Arizona has attempted 1,033 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 10.1%. When at even strength, the Coyotes have given up 94 goals while having 78 on the offensive side of the ice. Arizona has accumulated 134 power play chances and they have added 26 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 19.40%. For the season, they have 43 points and their points % is .551. When discussing their goal scoring prowess, the Arizona Coyotes have racked up 104 goals (17th in the NHL) this season and have surrendered 116.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Adin Hill. Opponents have tallied 102 goals against Hill in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.77. Hill has participated in 42 games over the course of his pro hockey career. He has a save percentage of .909 in his 2,209 mins in the crease. He has an overall record of 17-16-4 and he was named the starter in 35 games. In his professional hockey career, Hill is sitting with 16 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .457. Hill has seen 1,117 shots taken against him and has accrued 1,015 saves.
In their loss to Arizona, Los Angeles wound up with a 53.8% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Los Angeles played and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 54.2% with a Fenwick of 39 and the Coyotes having notched a 33 Fenwick at even strength. They had a PDO of 93 and their percentage of oZS was 69.3%. The Kings scored 2 goals of the 38 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 power play chances in this contest and scored 1 out of those chances.
Los Angeles has put up 1,102 shots (22nd in the league) and has a shooting percentage of 8.98%, while allowing their opponents 1,159 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 84.40% on their oppositions 109 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 90.9%. They have a total of 126 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 22.22%. The Kings have earned 71 goals at even strength and 28 goals (9th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 106 goals to be scored by way of 89 goals at even strength and 17 goals while they were shorthanded. On the year, the Los Angeles Kings have accounted for 99 goals, 34 points, and a points percentage of .459.
Across the ice you are likely to see Calvin Petersen patrolling the crease. Teams are averaging 2.59 goals per contest and he has yielded 101 goals in total. Petersen's quality start percentage is 60.5% and he has 23 quality starts in his pro career. He has made the start in 38 games and his ice time sits at 2,338 minutes. Petersen has earned a lifetime record of 17-16-5 and has participated in 40 contests. He has tallied 1,214 stops out of the 1,315 shots tried, giving him a percentage of .923.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona (+108)
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