New York Islanders vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 10/23/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Islanders (-185) Coyotes (+130)
Carter Hutton and the Arizona Coyotes host the New York Islanders at Gila River Arena on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has the Islanders priced at -185 and the Coyotes are at +130. The total is set at 5.5.
The Islanders will look to clean up some issues after taking a 3-2 defeat to the Blue Jackets in their previous contest. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 34.8% and their PDO was 99.0 for this game. They accounted for 17 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 17 attempts to win the face-off. Their Fenwick was 41 and the Fenwick Against sat at 34, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 54.7%. The Corsi for the Islanders was 51 and the Corsi against was 44 which means they had a Corsi rate of 53.7%. New York accrued 6 penalty minutes in this contest. Moreover, they had 3 chances with the advantage but didn't net one. The Islanders didn't have their best offensive outing in the loss. In the matchup, they converted 2 of the 36 shots they put on goal.
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In the matter of their scoring, the New York Islanders have notched 10 goals (20th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have conceded 15. For the season, they have earned 3 points and their points percentage sits at .375. New York has accumulated 12 power play opportunities and they have notched 1 goal during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 8.33%. When playing at even strength, the Islanders have allowed the opponent to score 12 goals while scoring 9 on the offensive side of the ice. New York has taken 123 shots and has a shooting percentage of 8.1%. The Islanders have had 142 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .894. New York Islanders opponents have 13 power play opportunities (16th in the NHL) and have a total of 3 goals in those attempts.
The man in net for this game is Ilya Sorokin. Sorokin has taken the ice for 26 games throughout his professional hockey career. He has earned an overall record of 14-8-4 and got the start in 25 games. The opposition has been able to score 60 goals versus Sorokin in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.38. Sorokin has had 704 shot attempts against him and has recorded 644 total saves. His save percentage is at .915 in his 1,512 mins guarding the cage. Over the course of his career, Sorokin has compiled 16 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .640.
When they took the ice last, Arizona opposed the Oilers in a game where the Coyotes went home in defeat by a score of 5-1. Their PDO at even strength was 96 and their oZS percentage was 46.4%. They had 4 power play opportunities in this matchup but were not able to net one. Their Fenwick rate was 46.4% by amassing a Fenwick of 32 and the Oilers having racked up a 37 Fenwick at even strength. The Coyotes scored 1 goal out of the 28 shots on goal they pursued. Arizona earned a 44.0% Corsi rate. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Arizona played and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future.
Arizona has tried 113 shots (22nd in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 7.08%, while allowing their opponents 123 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 33.33% on their opponents 9 power play tries, and their save percentage is currently 82.9%. They have recorded 14 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 14.29%. The Coyotes have accumulated 6 goals at even strength and 2 goals (24th in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have permitted 21 goals to be scored by of a combination of 15 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they had less men on the ice. This season, the Arizona Coyotes have earned a total of 8 goals, 1 point, in addition to a points percentage of .125.
On the other side of the ice you are expected to see Carter Hutton patrolling the crease. Teams are averaging 2.76 goals per contest and he has relinquished 579 goals altogether. Hutton's rate of quality starts is 50.0% and he has qualified for 103 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has made the start in 206 games and has been on the ice for 12,588 minutes. Hutton is sitting with a lifetime record of 94-90-27 and has participated in 234 contests. He has recorded 5,689 stops out of 6,268 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of .908.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New York (-185)
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