Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 3/23/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Avalanche (-190) Coyotes (+165)
Adin Hill and the Arizona Coyotes (13-13-5) play the Colorado Avalanche (19-8-2) at Gila River Arena on Tuesday. The Coyotes open this game at +165 while the Avalanche are coming in at -190. The O/U is set at 5.5.
The Avalanche were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 6-0 win over the Wild in their previous contest. The Corsi for the Avalanche was 58 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 36 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 61.7%. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 58.8% and they had a PDO of 113.2 for this one. Colorado accrued 14 penalty minutes for this game. The Avalanche had a solid offensive output in the victory. Their Fenwick was 46 and the Fenwick against finished at 28, giving them a Fenwick rate of 62.2%. They accumulated 26 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 22 attempts to win the puck. Additionally, they had 2 power play tries and scored 1 goal. For the game, they finished 6 out of the 42 shots they tried.
In the matter of their scoring, the Colorado Avalanche have accumulated 97 goals (9th in pro hockey) for the season and have conceded 65. For the year, they have 40 points and their points % is .690. Colorado steps onto the ice with 104 power play opportunities and they have scored 25 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 24.04%. When playing at even strength, the Avalanche have allowed 54 goals while having 72 of their own. Colorado has tried 1,020 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.5%. The Avalanche have had 723 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .910. Colorado Avalanche opponents have 89 power play tries (22nd in the league) and have come away with 11 goals in those chances.
The man in net for this game is Philipp Grubauer. In his professional hockey career, Grubauer has accrued 103 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .599. His save percentage currently is .921 during his 10,831 mins in the crease. Grubauer has seen 5,360 shot attempts against him and has recorded 4,937 saves. The opposition has racked up 423 goals versus Grubauer in his career and his goals against average per contest is 2.34. He has accumulated an overall record of 97-59-20 and he was named the starter in 172 games. Grubauer has played in 199 games during his NHL career.
In their last game, Arizona played the Ducks in a matchup where the Coyotes got the win by a tally of 5-1. Arizona had a 55.1% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Arizona had and it was an excellent showing for this outing. Their Fenwick rate was 58.2% by amassing a Fenwick of 39 and the Ducks having racked up a 28 Fenwick at even strength. Their PDO was 111 and their oZS percentage was 45.5%. The Coyotes notched 5 goals out of the 28 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 power play attempts in this matchup and scored 1 out of those attempts.
For the season, the Arizona Coyotes have a total of 75 goals, 31 points, and a points percentage of .500. They have permitted 90 goals to be scored by way of 73 goals at even strength and 17 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Coyotes have earned 56 goals at even strength and 19 goals (18th in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have a total of 104 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 18.27%. Arizona has tried 795 shots (31st in professional hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.43%, while allowing the other team 970 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 83.81% on the other teams 105 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 90.7%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Adin Hill between the pipes. He has racked up 839 saves out of 925 shots taken, giving him a rate of .907. Hill is the owner of a career record of 11-15-4 and has participated in 35 games. He got the starting nod in 28 games and has accumulated 1,837 minutes. Hill's quality start percentage sits at 39.3% and he has accumulated 11 quality starts in his pro career. The opposition is averaging 2.81 goals/game and he has conceded 86 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado (-190)
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