Seattle Kraken vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 11/6/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (-175) Coyotes (+125)
Gila River Arena is the venue where Scott Wedgewood and the Arizona Coyotes (0-9-1) will take on the Seattle Kraken (4-6-1) on Saturday. The Kraken open this matchup at -175 while the Coyotes are coming in at +125. The O/U is set at 5.5.
The Kraken went home feeling good about their game by earning a 5-2 win against the Sabres in the last game they played. When starting in the offensive zone they came in at 48.3% and their PDO was 110.8 in this game. They tallied 17 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 26 attempts to control the puck. Their Fenwick was 39 and the Fenwick Against sat at 24, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 61.9%. The Corsi for the Kraken sat at 43 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 35 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 55.1%. Seattle earned 19 penalty minutes for this contest. Moreover, they had 4 power play chances but weren't able to make the most of them. The Kraken had a solid offensive performance and it showed in this win. While out there on the ice, they scored on 5 out of the 38 shots they put on net.
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The Kraken have had 288 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .878. When playing at even strength, the Kraken have surrendered 31 goals while earning 27 themselves. Seattle Kraken opponents have tallied 26 power play opportunities (26th in hockey) and have a total of 4 goals in those chances. For the current season, they have earned 9 points and their points percentage comes in at .409. Seattle has taken 324 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.3%. Concerning scoring goals, the Seattle Kraken have accounted for 30 goals (13th in the NHL) this season and have allowed 35. Seattle has accounted for 36 power play chances and they have scored 3 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 8.33%.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Philipp Grubauer. Grubauer has taken the ice for 223 games throughout his NHL career. He has earned an overall mark of 113-65-22 and he was named the starter in 196 games. The opposition has scored 480 goals versus Grubauer in his professional hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.36. Grubauer has had 5,968 shots taken against him and has gathered 5,488 total saves. His save percentage currently is .920 for his 12,225 mins between the pipes. For his professional hockey career, Grubauer has tallied 115 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .587.
In their last game, Arizona played the Flyers in an outing where the Coyotes ended up taking the loss by a score of 3-0. They had a PDO at even strength of 89 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 50.0%. They had 1 opportunity on the power play in this outing but didn't put one in the back of the net. Their Fenwick rate was 50.6% by way of having a Fenwick of 39 and the Flyers having a 38 Fenwick at even strength. The Coyotes earned 0 goals of the 29 shots on goal they attempted. Arizona had a 49.5% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Arizona played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice.
The Coyotes have scored 11 goals at even strength and 2 goals (31st in professional hockey) while on the power play. Arizona has put up 253 shots (31st in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 5.14%, while allowing the opposition 321 shots. This season, the Arizona Coyotes have earned a total of 13 goals, 1 points, as well as a points percentage of .050. They have a tally of 25 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 8.00%. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 62.50% on their opponents 32 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 87.2%. They have allowed 41 goals to be scored by of a combination of 29 goals at even strength and 12 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the rink you will find Scott Wedgewood in goal. His opponents are averaging 3.08 goals per game and he has surrendered 123 goals overall. Wedgewood's rate of quality starts sits at 39.5% and he has accumulated 15 quality starts in his professional career. He has made the start in 38 games and has played 2,395 mins. Wedgewood has amassed a career record of 10-20-9 and has been in net for 43 contests. He has a tally of 1,113 stops out of 1,236 shots attempted, which gives him a percentage of .900.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (-175)
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