Arizona Coyotes vs New Jersey Devils Prediction, 11/12/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs New Jersey Devils
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+220) Devils (-275)
Prudential Center is the location where the New Jersey Devils (11-3-0) will try to defeat the Arizona Coyotes (6-6-1) on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Coyotes at +220 while the Devils are coming in at -275. The betting total is set at 7.
The Arizona Coyotes had a good night with a 2-0 win over the Islanders their last time out. Arizona compiled 11 mins in the box in this outing. The Coyotes could have played much better offensively in the win. Additionally, they had 3 chances with extra men on the ice and were able to score 1 goal. In the game, they finished 2 out of the 28 shots they put on goal.
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Arizona Coyotes opponents have amassed 49 power play opportunities (15th in the NHL) and have a total of 9 goals in those attempts. The Coyotes thus far have had 464 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .901. Arizona has taken 309 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 12.0%. While at even strength, the Coyotes have surrendered 37 goals while having 24 of their own. Arizona has compiled 44 power play opportunities and they have scored 13 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 29.55%. For the year, they have earned 13 points and their points percentage comes in at .500. In reference to their scoring capabilities, the Arizona Coyotes have notched 37 goals (27th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have allowed 46.
The player in the crease for this game is Karel Vejmelka. Vejmelka has been in goal for 62 matchups during his hockey career. He has amassed a record of 18-35-4 and he has started in 58 games. Opponents have been able to score 200 goals against Vejmelka in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 3.57. Vejmelka has had 2,020 shots against him and he has 1,820 total saves. His save percentage is .901 for his 3,361 mins between the pipes. Throughout his time in hockey, Vejmelka has recorded 28 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .483.
In their last game, New Jersey played the Senators in a game where the Devils took home the win by a tally of 4-3. They had 3 power play chances in this one and tallied 1 out of those tries. The Devils converted 4 goals of the 41 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Devils are sitting with 42 goals at even strength and 9 goals (19th in hockey) while having more men on the ice. New Jersey has taken 530 shots (3rd in the league) and has a shot percentage of 9.62%, while allowing the other team 348 shots. On the season, the New Jersey Devils have accounted for 51 goals, 22 points, in addition to a points percentage of .786. They have granted a total of 36 goals to be scored by of a combination of 28 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they were shorthanded. They have recorded 43 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play percentage of 20.93%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 82.61% on their oppositions 46 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 89.7%.
Across the ice you will find Vitek Vanecek defending the goal. He has gathered 2,130 saves out of 2,346 shots taken against him, giving him a save % of .908. Vanecek has a career record of 47-23-10 and has been in goal for 88 games. He got the starting nod in 82 games and has been on the ice for 4,896 mins. Vanecek's rate of quality starts sits at 48.8% and he has made 40 quality starts in his career. Opponents are averaging 2.65 goals/game and he has yielded 216 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona (+220)
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