Arizona Coyotes vs Washington Capitals Prediction, 10/29/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Washington Capitals
Date: Friday, October 29, 2021
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+248) Capitals (-280)
Karel Vejmelka and the Arizona Coyotes travel to Capital One Arena on Friday where they'll meet the Washington Capitals. The Capitals open this matchup at -280 while the Coyotes are priced at +248. The total has been set at 6.
The Coyotes will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 5-3 defeat to the Panthers their last time out. The Coyotes had an average offensive outing in this defeat. For the game, they converted 3 out of the 21 shots they attempted. They also had 1 power play opportunity but didn't get a goal. Arizona had 9 penalty minutes in this contest. The Corsi for the Coyotes sat at 33 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 59 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 35.9%. Their Fenwick was 24 and the Fenwick against finished at 44, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 35.3%. They totaled 20 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 27 attempts to win the face-off. Their offensive zone starts were at 34.3% and their PDO rating was 107.6 for this game.
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The Coyotes have had 188 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .846. While playing at even strength, the Coyotes have allowed the opponent to score 20 goals while having 9 themselves. Arizona Coyotes opponents have earned 14 power play tries (32nd in pro hockey) and have tallied 9 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, the have a total of 1 points and their points percentage comes in at .083. Arizona has tried 160 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 6.9%. Pertaining to their goal scoring prowess, the Arizona Coyotes have notched 11 goals (32nd in the league) this year and have conceded 29. Arizona comes into tonight with 16 power play chances and they have scored 2 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 12.50%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Karel Vejmelka. For his career, Vejmelka has tallied 1 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .333. His save percentage is .899 in his 248 minutes played. Vejmelka has seen 129 shot attempts against him and has garnered 116 saves. Opponents have been able to score 13 goals versus Vejmelka in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 3.15. He has accumulated an overall mark of 0-3-1 and he started in 3 games. Vejmelka has taken the ice for 5 games over the course of his hockey career.
In their last contest, Washington went up against the Red Wings in a game where the Capitals were on the wrong end of the score by a mark of 3-2. Washington had a 47.4% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Washington played and you might say they will look have a bounce back performance in their next game. Their Fenwick rate was 52.4% by tallying a Fenwick of 33 and the Red Wings having a 30 Fenwick. Their PDO at even strength was 86 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 58.5%. The Capitals scored 2 goals of the 28 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play opportunities in this one and scored 2 goals out of those attempts.
Washington has attempted 211 shots (13th in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 13.27%, while allowing their opponents 190 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 73.68% on their oppositions 19 power play tries, and their save percentage is currently 90.0%. They have a tally of 25 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 20.00%. The Capitals have tallied 23 goals at even strength and 5 goals (9th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have allowed 19 goals to be scored by way of 14 goals at even strength and 5 goals while they were shorthanded. So far this season, the Washington Capitals are sitting with 28 goals, 11 points, in addition to a points percentage of .786.
For the opposition you are likely to see Vitek Vanecek in net. He has compiled 1,038 saves out of the 1,143 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .908. Vanecek has compiled a career record of 23-10-6 and has participated in 42 games. He has made the start in 41 contests and has been on the ice for 2,381 mins. Vanecek's percentage of quality starts comes out to 51.2% and he has accumulated 21 quality starting assignments in his professional career. Opponents are averaging 2.65 goals per game and he has given up 105 goals in total.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington (-280) and under 6 goals
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