Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 6/10/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Avalanche (+120) Golden Knights (-140)
Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights (40-14-2) play the Colorado Avalanche (39-13-4) at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday in Game 6 of their series. Vegas leads 3-2. The Avalanche open this contest at +120 while the Golden Knights are priced at -140. The over/under is set at 5.5.
The Avalanche will look to clean up some issues after taking a 3-2 loss against the Golden Knights in Game 5. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 47.2% and they had a PDO at even strength of 94.4 in this one. They recorded 25 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 25 opportunities to win the face-off. Their Fenwick came in at 36 and the Fenwick against was 34, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 51.4%. The Corsi for the Avalanche was sitting at 62 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 44 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 58.5%. Colorado had 2 penalty mins for this game. Moreover, they had 1 opportunity with more players on the ice but weren't able to convert it into a goal. The Avalanche didn't have a great showing offensively in the loss. In the game, they tallied a score on 2 of the 30 shots they put on goal.
The Avalanche have had 1,423 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .907. While at even strength, the Avalanche have surrendered 102 goals while notching 150 on offense. Colorado Avalanche opponents have earned 177 power play tries (5th in pro hockey) and have come away with 30 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have scored 82 points and their points percentage comes in at .732. Colorado has tried 1,937 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.2%. In the matter of their scoring capabilities, the Colorado Avalanche have tallied 197 goals (1st in the league) for the year and have given up 132. Colorado skates onto the rink with 207 power play chances and they have scored 47 goals during those chances, garnering them a percentage of 22.71%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Philipp Grubauer. Grubauer has taken the ice for 214 games over the course of his professional hockey career. He has earned an overall record of Career and he has started in 187 games. The opposition has scored 457 goals against Grubauer in his professional career and his goals against average per game is 2.34. Grubauer has seen 5,745 shots against him and has amassed 5,288 saves. His save percentage is at .920 during his 11,718 mins on the ice. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Grubauer has earned 112 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .599.
In their Game 5 win, Vegas had 1 opportunity on the power play in this game but weren't able to notch a goal. The Golden Knights scored 3 goals of the 25 shots on goal they took. Their PDO was 106 and their percentage of oZS was 52.8%. Vegas had a 41.5% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Vegas had and you could say that they played like a middle of the road team. Their Fenwick rate was 48.6% by compiling a Fenwick of 34 and the Avalanche ending the game with a 36 Fenwick at even strength.
Over the course of the season, the Vegas Golden Knights have accumulated 190 goals, 82 points, and a points percentage of .732. They have granted a total of 122 goals to be scored by way of 103 goals at even strength and 19 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Golden Knights have scored 159 goals at even strength and 31 goals (18th in the NHL) while having a power play advantage. They have a tally of 174 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 17.82%. Vegas has taken 1,829 shots (4th in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 10.39%, while allowing their opponents 1,527 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 86.81% on the other teams 144 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 92.0%.
Across the ice you are expected to see Marc-Andre Fleury in net. Fleury has amassed a career record of Career and has participated in 883 games. Fleury's quality start percentage is 55.4% and he has accumulated 403 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He has racked up 22,827 saves out of the 24,996 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .913. The opposition is averaging 2.55 goals per contest and he has allowed 2,169 goals in total. He has started in 727 games and his ice time sits at 51,104 minutes.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado (+120)
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