Arizona Coyotes vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, 4/14/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Vancouver Canucks
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022
Location: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+165) Canucks (-200)
Rogers Arena is the location where the Vancouver Canucks (36-28-10) will go up against the Arizona Coyotes (22-46-5) on Thursday. The odds on this game have the Coyotes at +165 while the Canucks are sitting at -200. The total has been set at 7.
The Arizona Coyotes will need a bounce back game after taking a 6-2 loss to the Devils their last time on the ice. Arizona tallied 10 minutes in the box in this matchup. Additionally, they had 4 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal. The Coyotes didn't have their best offensive outing in this defeat. For the outing, they converted 2 of the 21 shots they launched.
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The Coyotes have had 2,589 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .897. While playing at even strength, the Coyotes have given up 208 goals while scoring 155 on offense. Arizona Coyotes opponents have tallied 224 power play tries (9th in the NHL) and have scored 59 goals in those chances. For the current season, the have a total of 49 points and their points percentage is sitting at .336. Arizona has tried 1,883 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.6%. In the matter of scoring goals, the Arizona Coyotes have accounted for 180 goals (32nd in the National Hockey League) for the season and have given up 267. Arizona comes into tonight with 181 power play opportunities and they have tallied 25 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 13.81%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Karel Vejmelka. Vejmelka has taken the ice for 45 contests over the course of his professional hockey career. He has amassed a mark of 12-29-2 and he has gotten the start in 43 games. Opponents have notched 145 goals against Vejmelka in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 3.53. Vejmelka has seen 1,474 shots against him and has recorded 1,329 saves. His save percentage is at .902 in his 2,466 minutes played. In his professional hockey career, Vejmelka has accounted for 20 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .465.
In their last outing, Vancouver played the Golden Knights in a game where the Canucks earned a win by a tally of 5-4. They had 3 power play chances in this outing and tallied 2 goals out of those chances. The Canucks tallied 5 goals out of the 27 shots on goal they took.
Vancouver has taken 2,375 shots (12th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.01%, while allowing the other team 2,366 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 74.16% on their opponents 209 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is 91.3%. They have recorded 227 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 22.91%. The Canucks have scored 162 goals at even strength and 52 goals (7th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have allowed 207 goals to be scored by of a combination of 153 goals at even strength and 54 goals while they had less men on the ice. During this campaign, the Vancouver Canucks are sitting with 214 goals, 82 points, and a points percentage of .554.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Thatcher Demko between the pipes. He has accounted for 3,783 saves out of 4,141 shots taken against him, which gives him a percentage of .914. Demko has compiled a career mark of 65-51-10 and has been in net for 131 games. He has been a starter 126 games and has been on the ice for 7,630 mins. Demko's percentage of quality starts comes in at 57.9% and he has 73 quality starting assignments in his pro career. Teams are averaging 2.82 goals/game and he has relinquished 358 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona (+165)
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