Carolina Hurricanes vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 11/16/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, NV
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-114) Golden Knights (-106)
Frederik Andersen and the Carolina Hurricanes go to T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday where they'll take on the Vegas Golden Knights. The Hurricanes open this game at -114 while the Golden Knights are priced at -106. The over/under is set at 5.5.
The Hurricanes were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 3-2 win over the Blues in their last contest. The Hurricanes played like an average offensive team in the win. In the outing, they earned a goal on 3 of the 24 shots they launched. Furthermore, they had 2 opportunities with more players on the ice and scored 1 goal. Carolina accounted for 4 mins in the box for this matchup. The Corsi for the Hurricanes sat at 41 and the Corsi against when all was said and done was 34 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 54.7%. Their Fenwick came in at 32 and the Fenwick Against sat at 28, giving them a Fenwick rate of 53.3%. They totaled 19 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 22 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 40.9% and they had a PDO at even strength of 105.0 for this one.
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Carolina Hurricanes opponents have earned 59 power play tries (1st in hockey) and have scored 8 goals in those attempts. The Hurricanes have had 368 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .932. Carolina has tried 432 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 10.4%. At even strength, the Hurricanes have surrendered 17 goals while earning 33 on offense. Carolina has accumulated 51 power play chances and they have notched 12 goals out of those tries, giving them a rate of 23.53%. For the season, they have scored 22 points and their points percentage is .846. With regard to their scoring, the Carolina Hurricanes have accounted for 45 goals (10th in the NHL) on the campaign and have allowed 25.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Frederik Andersen. Andersen has played in 404 contests throughout his hockey career. He has a record of 235-102-48 and got the start in 392 games. Opponents have notched 1,016 goals versus Andersen in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.62. Andersen has seen 12,079 shots taken against him and has accrued 11,063 total saves. He has a save percentage of .916 in his 23,243 minutes between the pipes. For his professional hockey career, Andersen has accrued 225 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .574.
In their last game, Vegas faced off against the Canucks in a game where the Golden Knights got the win by a score of 7-4. They had 6 power play chances in this contest and netted 2 goals out of those tries. The Golden Knights had 7 goals out of the 39 shots on goal they pursued. They had a PDO at even strength of 108 and their oZS percentage was 30.6%. Vegas wrapped up this game with a 41.7% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Vegas had and we'd say they played well overall. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 45.9% by amassing a Fenwick of 34 and the Canucks earning a 40 Fenwick at even strength.
The Golden Knights have scored 41 goals at even strength and 5 goals (28th in hockey) while on the power play. Vegas has attempted 491 shots (8th in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.37%, while allowing their opponents 510 shots. On the year, the Vegas Golden Knights have earned 46 goals, 18 points, and a points percentage of .600. They have earned 34 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 14.71%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 81.40% on their oppositions 43 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.0%. They have allowed 46 goals to be scored by of a combination of 38 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the ice you are going to see Robin Lehner in net. Lehner has earned a lifetime mark of 136-129-47 and has been in goal for 332 games. Lehner's quality start percentage comes out to 56.5% and he has accumulated 177 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has compiled 9,403 saves out of 10,245 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .918. The opposition is averaging 2.70 goals/game and he has yielded 842 goals in total. He has started in 313 games and has played 18,734 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Vegas (-106)
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