Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 2/14/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Avalanche (+125) Golden Knights (-138)
Philipp Grubauer and the Colorado Avalanche (7-3-1) go to T-Mobile Arena on Sunday where they'll meet the Vegas Golden Knights (8-2-1). The odds on this contest have the Avalanche priced at +125 and the Golden Knights are at -138. The total opens at 6.
The Avalanche will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 2-1 win against the Wild the last time they stepped on the ice. The Corsi for the Avalanche came in at 55 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 38 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 59.1%. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 65.4% and they had a PDO of 108.0 for this matchup. Colorado accrued 11 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Avalanche offense left a lot to be desired in this win. Their Fenwick came in at 34 and the Fenwick against was 29, giving them a Fenwick rate of 54.0%. They recorded 27 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 18 opportunities to win the face-off. In addition, they had 3 power play tries but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. In the matchup, they scored on 2 of the 31 shots they launched.
The Avalanche have had 290 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .917. While playing at even strength, the Avalanche let the opposition score 34 goals while earning 33 of their own. Colorado Avalanche opponents have totaled 39 power play tries (23rd in hockey) and have scored 4 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have racked up 15 points and their points percentage is sitting at .682. Colorado has tried 349 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.9%. In the matter of their scoring capabilities, the Colorado Avalanche have notched 38 goals (15th in the league) for the season and have given up 24. Colorado has compiled 52 power play opportunities and they have tallied 14 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 26.92%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Philipp Grubauer. Over the course of his pro career, Grubauer has accrued 92 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .586. His save percentage is .921 for his 9,890 minutes played. Grubauer has seen 4,981 shots taken against him and has accrued 4,586 total saves. Opponents have tallied 395 goals against Grubauer in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.40. He has earned a win-loss mark of 86-54-20 and he was named the starter in 157 games. Grubauer has participated in 183 contests over the course of his NHL career.
In their last contest, Vegas faced the Ducks in an outing where the Golden Knights took a loss by a score of 1-0. Vegas went home with a 54.2% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Vegas had and it could be said that this team has had better games. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 44.4% by earning a Fenwick of 28 and the Ducks finishing with a 35 Fenwick at even strength. Their PDO was 96 and they earned an oZS percentage of 48.0%. The Golden Knights recorded 0 goals of the 21 shots on goal they took. They had 2 power play attempts in this matchup but weren't able to score a goal.
The Golden Knights have accumulated 35 goals at even strength and 5 goals (26th in hockey) while on the power play. Vegas has put up 344 shots (25th in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.76%, while allowing the other team 278 shots. On the season, the Vegas Golden Knights have accounted for 37 goals, 17 points, in addition to a points percentage of .773. They have earned 35 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 14.29%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 82.86% on their oppositions 35 power play chances, and their save percentage is currently 10.8%. They have allowed 26 goals to be scored by of a combination of 28 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they were shorthanded.
On the other side of the ice you will find Marc-Andre Fleury in net. His opposition is averaging 2.56 goals/game and he has yielded 2,108 goals in total. Fleury's quality start percentage comes out to 54.8% and he has made 382 quality starts in his pro career. He has made the start in 697 contests and has played for a total of 49,315 minutes. Fleury is sitting with a career record of 471-267-82 and has been in net for 853 games. He has racked up 22,040 stops out of 24,148 shots attempted, giving him a rate of .913.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Vegas (-138)
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