Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators Prediction, 11/13/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+205) Predators (-323)
Scott Wedgewood and the Arizona Coyotes head to Bridgestone Arena on Saturday where they'll meet the Nashville Predators. The Coyotes open this contest at +205 while the Predators are priced at -323. The total has been set at 5.5.
The Coyotes will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 5-2 defeat to the Wild their last time on the ice. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 35 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 47 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 42.7%. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 57.7% and their PDO was 98.4 in this one. Arizona compiled 6 penalty minutes in this outing. The Coyotes had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in the defeat. Their Fenwick came in at 30 and the Fenwick against finished at 37, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 44.8%. They amassed 26 face-off victories when at even strength and lost on 17 opportunities to win the puck. They also had 3 power play opportunities but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. For the outing, they tallied a score on 2 out of the 26 shots they tried.
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The Coyotes have had 413 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .872. When playing at even strength, the Coyotes have allowed the opponent to score 38 goals while notching 18 themselves. Arizona Coyotes opponents have 41 power play opportunities (15th in hockey) and have come away with 15 goals in those attempts. For the season, they have scored 3 points and their points % is .115. Arizona has attempted 330 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 6.4%. When discussing their scoring capabilities, the Arizona Coyotes have notched 21 goals (32nd in pro hockey) on the campaign and have allowed 53. Arizona skates onto the rink with 31 power play opportunities and they have notched 3 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 9.68%.
The man in net for this game is Scott Wedgewood. Wedgewood has been in goal for 45 matchups over the course of his hockey career. He has compiled a record of 11-20-9 and he was named the starter in 38 games. Opponents have scored 125 goals versus Wedgewood in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 3.03. Wedgewood has seen 1,273 shot attempts against him and has recorded 1,148 total saves. His save percentage is at .902 for his 2,474 mins on the ice. For his professional hockey career, Wedgewood has tallied 15 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .395.
In their last game, Nashville played the Blues in a matchup where the Predators took home the victory by a final score of 4-3. They had 1 power play attempt in this matchup but didn't score a goal. The Predators had 4 goals out of the 27 shots on goal they pursued. They had a PDO of 109 and their oZS percentage was 37.2%. Nashville earned a 46.4% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Nashville had and they played a solid game. Their Fenwick rate was 48.2% by way of having a Fenwick of 40 and the Blues having a 43 Fenwick.
On the year, the Nashville Predators have accounted for 39 goals, 17 points, and a points percentage of .607. They have allowed 38 goals to be scored by way of 28 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Predators are sitting with 29 goals at even strength and 10 goals (6th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have recorded 38 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 26.32%. Nashville has taken 391 shots (18th in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.97%, while allowing the other team 436 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 78.72% on their opponents 47 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.3%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Juuse Saros protecting the net. Saros has accumulated a career record of 82-51-18 and has participated in 166 contests. Saros' quality start percentage is 62.0% and he has qualified for 93 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has accrued 4,478 stops out of 4,864 shots taken, giving him a rate of .921. Opponents are averaging 2.48 goals per game and he has allowed 386 goals in total. He has been a starter 150 games and his ice time sits at 9,338 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville (-323)
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