Carolina Hurricanes vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 11/12/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (+114) Avalanche (-137)
The Carolina Hurricanes (9-4-1) are traveling to Ball Arena on Saturday where they will take on the Colorado Avalanche (7-4-1). The odds on this game have the Hurricanes at +114 and the Avalanche are priced at -137. The betting total comes in at 7.
The Carolina Hurricanes were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 7-2 win against the Oilers in their previous game. Carolina tallied 4 penalty mins in this game. Additionally, they had 4 attempts on the power play and were able to score 1 goal. The Hurricanes had a solid offensive output in this win. In the matchup, they scored on 7 out of the 32 shots they launched.
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Carolina Hurricanes opponents have 51 power play tries (9th in pro hockey) and have scored 12 goals in those attempts. The Hurricanes thus far have had 366 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .893. Carolina has tried 516 shots and has a shot percentage of 8.5%. While at even strength, the Hurricanes have conceded 27 goals while scoring 34 on offense. Carolina steps onto the ice with 54 power play opportunities and they have added 10 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 18.52%. For the current campaign, they have scored 19 points and their points % is .679. With regard to their goal scoring prowess, the Carolina Hurricanes have earned 44 goals (15th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have given up 39.
The man in net for this game is Frederik Andersen. Opponents have scored 1,130 goals against Andersen in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.59. Andersen has participated in 453 contests during his professional hockey career. His save percentage sits at .916 for his 26,155 mins played. He has accumulated a win-loss mark of 266-117-51 and he started in 440 games. Over the course of his pro career, Andersen has 250 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .568. Andersen has had 13,403 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 12,273 saves.
In their last game, Colorado squared up with the Predators in a game where the Avalanche notched a win by a score of 5-3. They had 3 power play opportunities in this matchup and notched 2 out of those chances. The Avalanche had 5 goals of the 35 shots on goal they took.
The Avalanche are sitting with 29 goals at even strength and 15 goals (2nd in the NHL) while on the power play. Colorado has tried 397 shots (25th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 11.08%, while allowing the opposition 403 shots. Over the course of the season, the Colorado Avalanche have earned a total of 44 goals, 15 points, as well as a points percentage of .625. They have allowed 34 goals to be scored by way of 21 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they had less men on the ice. They have earned 37 power play chances and they have earned a power play rate of 40.54%. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 69.77% on their oppositions 43 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 91.6%.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Alexandar Georgiev in goal. Georgiev has amassed a lifetime mark of 65-49-12 and has been in net for 138 contests. Georgiev's quality start rate comes out to 51.6% and he has accumulated 65 quality starts in his professional career. He has a tally of 3,695 stops out of 4,062 shots taken, which gives him a save % of .910. His opposition is averaging 2.92 goals per game and he has allowed 367 goals altogether. He has been a starter 126 games and has racked up 7,543 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Carolina (+114)
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