Arizona Coyotes vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 3/14/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Monday, March 14, 2022
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+100) Senators (-118)
The Arizona Coyotes (18-36-4) are traveling to Canadian Tire Centre on Monday where they will try to beat the Ottawa Senators (21-32-5). The odds on this game have Arizona at +100 while Ottawa is priced at -118. The over/under is set at 6.
The Arizona Coyotes will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 3-2 loss against the Bruins in the last game they played. Arizona earned 4 minutes in the box in this game. The Coyotes left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in this loss. They also had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to make the most of them. For the game, they tallied a score on 2 of the 29 shots they tried.
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The Coyotes have had 2,028 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .898. At even strength, the Coyotes have allowed 158 goals while getting 129 when they are on offense. Arizona Coyotes opponents have 180 power play tries (9th in the NHL) and have earned 48 goals in those chances. For the year, the have a total of 40 points and their points % is .345. Arizona has attempted 1,516 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.7%. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Arizona Coyotes have earned 147 goals (30th in the NHL) so far this year and have surrendered 206. Arizona has tallied 147 power play opportunities and they have scored 18 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 12.24%.
The man in net for this game is Scott Wedgewood. Wedgewood has taken the ice for 67 games over the course of his hockey career. He has an overall record of 19-31-11 and he was named the starter in 59 games. Opponents have tallied 195 goals versus Wedgewood in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 3.11. Wedgewood has had 2,023 shots against him and has recorded 1,828 total saves. His save percentage sits at .904 during his 3,757 minutes in the crease. In his career, Wedgewood has 24 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .407.
When they were on the ice last, Ottawa faced the Blackhawks in an outing where the Senators ended up taking the loss by a mark of 6-3. The Senators tallied 3 goals of the 23 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 1 power play opportunity in this outing but weren't able to score a goal.
This season, the Ottawa Senators have accumulated 153 goals, 47 points, and a points percentage of .405. They have permitted 188 goals to be scored by way of 152 goals at even strength and 36 goals while they were shorthanded. The Senators have accumulated 122 goals at even strength and 31 goals (23rd in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have recorded 172 power play chances and they have earned a power play rate of 18.02%. Ottawa has put up 1,735 shots (24th in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 8.82%, while allowing their opponents 1,954 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 80.11% on their opponents 181 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 90.4%.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Anton Forsberg patrolling the crease. Forsberg has accrued a career record of 28-40-7 and has participated in 85 games. Forsberg's percentage of quality starts comes out to 49.4% and he has earned 38 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has accounted for 2,185 stops out of the 2,408 shots tried, giving him a save % of .907. Opponents are averaging 3.08 goals/game and he has surrendered 223 goals in total. He has been a starter 77 games and his ice time sits at 4,348 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona (+100)
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