Edmonton Oilers vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 11/24/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-240) Coyotes (+190)
Karel Vejmelka and the Arizona Coyotes (4-13-2) host the Edmonton Oilers (13-4-0) at Gila River Arena on Wednesday. The odds on this matchup have the Oilers coming in at -240 and the Coyotes are at +190. The O/U has been set at 6.
The Oilers will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 5-2 win against the Blackhawks their last time out. The Oilers had a good offensive outing and it showed in this victory. In the matchup, they earned a goal on 5 of the 33 shots they tried. Furthermore, they had 4 power play attempts and were able to notch 1 goal. Edmonton compiled 8 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Oilers came in at 47 and the Corsi against was 51 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 48.0%. Their Fenwick came in at 37 and the Fenwick Against sat at 35, giving them a Fenwick rate of 51.4%. They had a tally of 20 face-off victories at even strength and were beaten on 16 opportunities to win the face-off. Their starts in the offensive zone sat at 33.6% and their PDO was 100.5 for this game.
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The Oilers have had 582 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .914. While playing at even strength, the Oilers let the opposition score 44 goals while scoring 45 themselves. Edmonton Oilers opponents have earned 54 power play opportunities (14th in professional hockey) and have a total of 6 goals in those attempts. For the season, they have earned 26 points and their points percentage is sitting at .765. Edmonton has tried 558 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.8%. In reference to their goal scoring prowess, the Edmonton Oilers have notched 66 goals (2nd in the league) this season and have given up 50. Edmonton has compiled 53 power play chances and they have scored 21 goals during those advantages, giving them a percentage of 39.62%.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Mikko Koskinen. During his career on the ice, Koskinen has accrued 60 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .488. He has a save percentage of .907 during his 7,363 minutes between the pipes. Koskinen has had 3,932 shots taken against him and he has 3,568 total saves. The opposition has racked up 364 goals against Koskinen in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.97. He has a mark of 67-50-9 and he has gotten the start in 123 games. Koskinen has played in 134 games throughout his professional hockey career.
Their last time out, Arizona faced the Kings in a matchup where the Coyotes took home the win by a score of 2-1. Arizona went home with a 45.2% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Arizona had and the stats tell us that they didn't play well overall. Their Fenwick percentage was 46.6% by amassing a Fenwick of 34 and the Kings finishing with a 39 Fenwick. They had a PDO at even strength of 105 and they earned an oZS percentage of 37.0%. The Coyotes earned 2 goals of the 27 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 chances on the power play in this outing but weren't able to put one in the back of the net.
On the year, the Arizona Coyotes have a total of 34 goals, 10 points, in addition to a points percentage of .263. They have allowed 67 goals to be scored by of a combination of 48 goals at even strength and 19 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Coyotes have accumulated 27 goals at even strength and 7 goals (29th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have a total of 48 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 14.58%. Arizona has put up 484 shots (30th in the league) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 7.02%, while allowing the other team 620 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 68.85% on their oppositions 61 chances on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 89.2%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Karel Vejmelka protecting the goal. He has gathered 316 saves out of 349 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of .905. Vejmelka is the owner of a career record of 1-9-1 and has played in 13 games. He has made the start in 11 games and has played 647 mins. Vejmelka's quality start rate comes out to 45.5% and he has made 5 quality starts in his professional career. Teams are averaging 3.06 goals per contest and he has relinquished 33 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton (-240)
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