Arizona Coyotes vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 4/16/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Calgary Flames
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+375) Flames (-500)
The Arizona Coyotes (22-47-5) are on their way to Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Calgary Flames (45-20-9). The moneyline on this contest has Arizona at +375 and Calgary is opening at -500. The total is set at 7.
The Arizona Coyotes had a rough game after their 7-1 defeat to the Canucks in their last contest. The Coyotes didn't have their best offensive outing in the defeat. In the game, they finished 1 out of the 22 shots they put on goal. They also had 2 power play chances and scored 1 goal. Arizona had 4 penalty minutes in this matchup.
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Arizona Coyotes opponents have amassed 228 power play tries (8th in the league) and have earned 62 goals in those chances. The Coyotes have had 2,616 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .895. Arizona has attempted 1,905 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 9.5%. While playing at even strength, the Coyotes have allowed the opponent to score 212 goals while notching 155 on the offensive side of the ice. Arizona comes into the game with 183 power play opportunities and they have tallied 26 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 14.21%. For the current season, they have recorded 49 points and their points percentage comes in at .331. When talking about their scoring, the Arizona Coyotes have accounted for 181 goals (32nd in pro hockey) over the course of the season and have allowed 274.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Karel Vejmelka. Opponents have been able to score 151 goals versus Vejmelka in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 3.61. Vejmelka has been in goal for 46 games during his professional hockey career. His save percentage is at .899 during his 2,507 minutes played. He has earned an overall mark of 12-30-2 and he has started in 44 games. During his career on the ice, Vejmelka has earned 20 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .455. Vejmelka has seen 1,496 shot attempts taken against him and he has 1,345 total saves.
In their last game, Calgary faced off against the Golden Knights in a game where the Flames went home in defeat by a tally of 6-1. The Flames scored 1 goal of the 36 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 3 chances on the power play in this matchup and recorded 1 goal out of those attempts.
The Flames have 207 goals at even strength and 50 goals (9th in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Calgary has tried 2,639 shots (4th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.74%, while allowing the opposition 2,152 shots. On the season, the Calgary Flames have accounted for 257 goals, 99 points, and a points percentage of .669. They have a total of 211 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 23.70%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 83.78% on the other teams 222 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 91.4%. They have granted a total of 186 goals to be scored by way of 150 goals at even strength and 36 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the ice you are likely to see Jacob Markstrom protecting the net. Opponents are averaging 2.69 goals/game and he has relinquished 960 goals altogether. Markstrom's percentage of quality starts is 53.4% and he has made 191 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has been a starter 358 games and has played for a total of 21,374 mins. Markstrom has accrued a career mark of 166-152-42 and has participated in 374 games. He has accounted for 9,913 stops out of 10,873 shots attempted against him, which gives him a rate of .912.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona (+375)
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