Minnesota Wild vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 11/10/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Minnesota Wild vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Wild (-250) Coyotes (+165)
Cam Talbot and the Minnesota Wild head to Gila River Arena on Wednesday where they'll take on the Arizona Coyotes. The line on this game has the Wild coming in at -250 and the Coyotes are at +165. The total has been set at 5.5.
The Wild were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 5-2 victory over the Islanders in their last outing. The Corsi for the Wild was 59 and the Corsi against when all was said and done was 41 which means they had a Corsi rate of 59.0%. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 43.3% and they had a PDO of 106.1 in this one. Minnesota garnered 4 penalty minutes in this game. The Wild had a solid offensive output and it showed in this win. Their Fenwick was 44 and the Fenwick against was 30, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 59.5%. They totaled 17 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 27 attempts to win the puck. They also had 2 chances with extra men on the ice but weren't able to net one. In the outing, they converted 5 of the 39 shots they attempted.
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In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Minnesota Wild have earned 36 goals (9th in hockey) so far this year and have given up 36. For the current season, they have accumulated 16 points and their points percentage comes in at .727. Minnesota has compiled 34 power play chances and they have added 6 goals out of those attempts, earning them a rate of 17.65%. While playing at even strength, the Wild let the opposition score 26 goals while notching 30 themselves. Minnesota has tried 401 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 9.0%. The Wild have had 324 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .889. Minnesota Wild opponents have 41 power play opportunities (8th in the NHL) and have a total of 10 goals in those chances.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Cam Talbot. The opposition has scored 889 goals versus Talbot in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.61. Talbot has participated in 356 games over the course of his NHL career. He has a save percentage of .915 for his 20,402 minutes guarding the cage. He has a record of 176-132-30 and was named the starter in 342 games. Over the course of his pro career, Talbot has accrued 179 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .523. Talbot has seen 10,455 shots taken against him and he has 9,566 saves.
Their last time out, Arizona played the Kraken in an outing where the Coyotes earned a victory by a final score of 5-4. Their PDO at even strength was 104 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 48.5%. They had 1 power play opportunity in this game and earned 1 goal on that opportunity. They had a Fenwick percentage of 42.2% by accumulating a Fenwick of 27 and the Kraken having a 37 Fenwick at even strength. The Coyotes had 5 goals out of the 22 shots on goal they took. Arizona earned a 39.3% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Arizona had and they showed up in this game.
Arizona has taken 304 shots (29th in pro hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 6.25%, while allowing the opposition 383 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 65.79% on their oppositions 38 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 87.5%. They have earned 28 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 10.71%. The Coyotes have earned 16 goals at even strength and 3 goals (31st in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have permitted 48 goals to be scored by of a combination of 35 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they had less men on the ice. For the season, the Arizona Coyotes have tallied 19 goals, 3 points, and a points percentage of .125.
Across the ice you are going to see Karel Vejmelka patrolling the crease. He is sitting with 242 saves out of 265 shots tried, giving him a save % of .913. Vejmelka has accumulated a lifetime mark of 0-7-1 and has been in goal for 10 games. He has been a starter 8 contests and has played for a total of 485 minutes. Vejmelka's quality start percentage is 50.0% and he has 4 quality starting assignments in his career. Opponents are averaging 2.84 goals per game and he has allowed 23 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona (+165)
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