Arizona Coyotes vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 3/8/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+126) Red Wings (-152)
The Detroit Red Wings (24-26-6) will go up against the Arizona Coyotes (16-35-4) at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has Arizona at +126 and Detroit is sitting at -152. The betting total is set at 6.
The Arizona Coyotes were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 8-5 win over the Senators in their last contest. Arizona earned 15 penalty minutes in this game. In addition, they had 5 power play tries and netted 2 goals. The Coyotes had a good offensive output in this win. In the outing, they tallied a score on 8 out of the 31 shots they looked to score on.
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The Coyotes have had 1,922 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .898. At even strength, the Coyotes have allowed the opponent to score 151 goals while having 113 themselves. Arizona Coyotes opponents have totaled 175 power play tries (7th in the league) and have tallied 46 goals in those attempts. For the current season, they have earned 36 points and their points % is .327. Arizona has taken 1,434 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.1%. In terms of their scoring, the Arizona Coyotes have notched 131 goals (32nd in the NHL) so far this year and have surrendered 197. Arizona has accounted for 143 power play opportunities and they have added 18 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 12.59%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Karel Vejmelka. Vejmelka has taken the ice for 32 games throughout his NHL career. He has accumulated an overall record of 8-21-1 and he has gotten the start in 30 games. Opponents have notched 100 goals versus Vejmelka in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 3.42. Vejmelka has seen 1,034 shots against him and has amassed 934 total saves. His save percentage currently sits at .903 for his 1,753 mins in the crease. Throughout his time in hockey, Vejmelka has accumulated 14 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .467.
When they were on the ice last, Detroit faced the Panthers in a game where the Red Wings were on the wrong end of the score by a final of 6-2. They had 2 power play chances in this one but weren't able to notch a goal. The Red Wings scored 2 goals out of the 24 shots on goal they pursued.
On the season, the Detroit Red Wings have tallied 160 goals, 54 points, in addition to a points percentage of .482. They have granted a total of 202 goals to be scored by way of 162 goals at even strength and 40 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Red Wings have tallied 134 goals at even strength and 26 goals (26th in the league) while having a power play advantage. They have a total of 158 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 16.46%. Detroit has taken 1,652 shots (25th in hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 9.69%, while allowing the other team 1,847 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 73.86% on their opponents 153 chances on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 89.1%.
Across the ice you will find Alex Nedeljkovic in goal. He is sitting with 1,809 stops out of the 1,979 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .914. Nedeljkovic holds a lifetime mark of 32-23-9 and has been in goal for 69 games. He has been a starter 63 contests and has played for a total of 3,898 minutes. Nedeljkovic's quality start rate is 57.1% and he has accumulated 36 quality starts in his pro career. Teams are averaging 2.62 goals per game and he has surrendered 170 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit (-152)
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