Arizona Coyotes vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 4/11/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+180) Golden Knights (-244)
T-Mobile Arena is the site where Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights (26-11-2) will take on the Arizona Coyotes (19-17-5) on Sunday. The Golden Knights open this game at -244 while the Coyotes are priced at +180. The total has been set at 5.5.
The Coyotes were on the losing side of the ice with a 7-4 defeat against the Golden Knights in their previous outing. The Coyotes had a impressive offensive output in this loss. For the game, they converted 4 out of the 26 shots they tried. In addition, they had 2 power play attempts and were able to notch 1 goal. Arizona tallied 4 penalty mins in this contest. The Corsi for the Coyotes sat at 54 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 47 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 53.5%. Their Fenwick came in at 36 and the Fenwick Against sat at 36, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 50.0%. They accumulated 24 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 26 attempts to win the face-off. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 53.9% and they had a PDO at even strength of 97.5 for this game.
In relation to scoring goals, the Arizona Coyotes have earned 111 goals (18th in the league) so far this season and have surrendered 127. For the current season, they have scored 43 points and their points percentage sits at .524. Arizona has tallied 138 power play opportunities and they have scored 27 goals out of those chances, earning them a percentage of 19.57%. While at even strength, the Coyotes have allowed 104 goals while having 84 on offense. Arizona has tried 1,086 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.2%. The Coyotes have had 1,292 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .902. Arizona Coyotes opponents have earned 128 power play tries (6th in the NHL) and have racked up 23 goals in those chances.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Antti Raanta. Raanta has been in net for 197 contests throughout his NHL career. He has a mark of 93-64-20 and was named the starter in 178 games. Opponents have been able to score 435 goals versus Raanta in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.44. Raanta has seen 5,443 shot attempts taken against him and he has 5,008 saves. His save percentage currently is at .920 for his 10,679 minutes between the pipes. Over the course of his career, Raanta has accounted for 113 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .635.
In their win over Arizona, Vegas had 2 power play chances in this one and recorded 1 out of those tries. The Golden Knights scored 7 goals of the 37 shots on goal they were seeking. Their PDO was 103 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 46.1%. Vegas went home with a 46.5% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Vegas played and they put on a good performance in this one. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 50.0% with a Fenwick of 36 and the Coyotes earning a 36 Fenwick.
The Golden Knights have accumulated 106 goals at even strength and 21 goals (20th in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Vegas has tried 1,240 shots (5th in professional hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.24%, while allowing their opponents 1,088 shots. On the year, the Vegas Golden Knights have earned 127 goals, 54 points, as well as a points percentage of .692. They have a tally of 120 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 17.50%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 84.47% on their opponents 103 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 91.7%. They have granted a total of 90 goals to be scored by way of 74 goals at even strength and 16 goals while they had less men on the ice.
For the opposition you are likely to see Marc-Andre Fleury in net. Opponents are averaging 2.56 goals per game and he has conceded 2,156 goals in total. Fleury's quality start rate sits at 55.0% and he has qualified for 395 quality starting assignments in his career. He has started in 718 contests and has been on the ice for 50,559 mins. Fleury has amassed a lifetime mark of 483-276-82 and has participated in 874 games. He has racked up 22,610 saves out of 24,766 shots tried, giving him a save % of .913.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Vegas (-244)
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