Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction, 11/9/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (+105) Lightning (-127)
Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Tampa Bay Lightning play the Carolina Hurricanes at Amalie Arena on Tuesday. The odds on this matchup have the Hurricanes priced at +105 and the Lightning are at -127. The O/U has been set at 5.5.
The Hurricanes will need a bounce back game after taking a 5-2 loss against the Panthers in their previous game. The Hurricanes offense left a lot to be desired in this defeat. In the game, they converted 2 of the 32 shots they attempted. They also had 5 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal. Carolina amassed 21 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Hurricanes sat at 59 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 47 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 55.7%. Their Fenwick came in at 37 and the Fenwick against was 37, giving them a Fenwick rate of 50.0%. They garnered 29 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 16 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts were at 42.9% and they had a PDO of 95.5 in this one.
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Carolina Hurricanes opponents have totaled 46 power play tries (2nd in professional hockey) and have a total of 7 goals in those attempts. The Hurricanes have had 293 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .932. Carolina has taken 337 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.6%. When at even strength, the Hurricanes have allowed the opponent to score 13 goals while notching 29 of their own. Carolina is sitting with 39 power play chances and they have tallied 10 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 25.64%. For the current campaign, they have accumulated 18 points and their points percentage is .900. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Carolina Hurricanes have earned 39 goals (5th in the NHL) on the season and have allowed 20.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Frederik Andersen. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Andersen is sitting with 223 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .572. He has a save percentage of .916 for his 23,123 minutes in the crease. Andersen has had 12,033 shots taken against him and has recorded 11,020 total saves. Opponents have racked up 1,013 goals versus Andersen in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.63. He has accumulated an overall mark of 234-101-48 and he has gotten the start in 390 games. Andersen has played in 402 contests throughout his hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Tampa Bay faced off against the Senators in a matchup where the Lightning got the win by a score of 5-3. They had a PDO of 101 and their oZS percentage was 61.3%. They had 2 attempts on the power play in this contest and scored 1 goal out of those chances. Their Fenwick rate came in at 59.7% by tallying a Fenwick of 43 and the Senators earning a 29 Fenwick at even strength. The Lightning recorded 5 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they tried. Tampa Bay earned a 57.8% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Tampa Bay had and they showed up in this game.
The Lightning have racked up 29 goals at even strength and 6 goals (24th in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Tampa Bay has taken 342 shots (15th in professional hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.23%, while allowing the opposition 326 shots. During this campaign, the Tampa Bay Lightning have notched a total of 35 goals, 14 points, and a points percentage of .636. They have recorded 33 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 18.18%. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 84.21% on their opponents 38 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 89.6%. They have allowed 34 goals to be scored by of a combination of 28 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they were shorthanded.
For the opposition you will find Andrei Vasilevskiy in net. His opponents are averaging 2.50 goals per game and he has relinquished 758 goals in total. Vasilevskiy's quality start rate sits at 56.1% and he has made 169 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has started in 301 contests and has been on the ice for 18,179 minutes. Vasilevskiy is sitting with a career record of 195-85-21 and has participated in 311 games. He has racked up 8,683 saves out of the 9,441 shots taken, giving him a save percentage of .920.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-127) and under 5.5 goals
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