Arizona Coyotes vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 10/22/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+160) Senators (-194)
Canadian Tire Centre is the site where the Ottawa Senators will try to defeat the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. The odds on this game have Arizona at +160 while Ottawa is priced at -194. The betting total comes in at 7.
The Arizona Coyotes will look for better times on the ice after their 6-2 loss against the Canadiens their last time out. Arizona garnered 7 penalty minutes for this game. The Coyotes had a below average offensive performance in the defeat. Additionally, they had 3 power play attempts but didn't net one. For the game, they converted 2 of the 27 shots they tried.
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When talking about their scoring, the Arizona Coyotes have accounted for 11 goals (29th in pro hockey) so far this season and have allowed 20. For the current season, they have recorded 2 points and their points percentage is sitting at .250. Arizona has tallied 16 power play opportunities and they have added 5 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 31.25%. When at even strength, the Coyotes have given up 16 goals while notching 6 on the offensive side of the ice. Arizona has tried 98 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 11.2%. The Coyotes have had 154 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .870. Arizona Coyotes opponents have earned 15 power play opportunities (20th in pro hockey) and have tallied 4 goals in those attempts.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Karel Vejmelka. The opposition has been able to score 183 goals against Vejmelka in his professional hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 3.72. Vejmelka has taken the ice for 55 games throughout his NHL career. His save percentage currently sits at .898 during his 2,952 minutes guarding the cage. He has amassed a mark of 14-34-3 and he has gotten the start in 52 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Vejmelka has accounted for 23 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .442. Vejmelka has seen 1,792 shots against him and has recorded 1,609 saves.
In their last game, Ottawa played the Capitals in an outing where the Senators notched a victory by a final of 5-2. The Senators scored 5 goals of the 44 shots on goal they tried. They had 4 power play attempts in this one and scored 2 out of those tries.
Ottawa has taken 139 shots (19th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 10.79%, while allowing the opposition 126 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 69.23% on their oppositions 13 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 88.9%. They have recorded 12 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 25.00%. The Senators have earned 12 goals at even strength and 3 goals (18th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 14 goals to be scored by of a combination of 10 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they were shorthanded. On the campaign, the Ottawa Senators have notched a total of 15 goals, 4 points, and a points percentage of .500.
Across the rink you will find Anton Forsberg in goal. His opposition is averaging 3.03 goals per game and he has relinquished 283 goals altogether. Forsberg's quality start percentage is 55.1% and he has accumulated 54 quality starts in his NHL career. He has started in 98 games and has played 5,608 minutes. Forsberg has compiled a lifetime record of 39-48-9 and has played in 106 games. He has accrued 2,834 saves out of the 3,117 shots tried, giving him a save % of .909.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ottawa (-194) and under 6.5 goals
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