New Jersey Devils vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, 3/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Jersey Devils vs Vancouver Canucks
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Location: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Devils (+145) Canucks (-175)
Rogers Arena is the location where the Vancouver Canucks (29-24-7) will meet the New Jersey Devils (22-32-5) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has New Jersey at +145 while Vancouver is sitting at -175. The total is 6.
The New Jersey Devils were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 2-1 victory against the Ducks in their previous outing. New Jersey had 6 penalty minutes in this matchup. Furthermore, they had 3 chances with the advantage but weren't able to make the most of them. The Devils had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this win. For the matchup, they finished 2 out of the 40 shots they put on net.
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New Jersey Devils opponents have amassed 157 power play opportunities (29th in professional hockey) and have come away with 29 goals in those chances. The Devils have had 1,820 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .888. New Jersey has attempted 1,895 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.3%. When at even strength, the Devils have surrendered 175 goals while having 146 on offense. New Jersey comes into the game with 165 power play chances and they have tallied 31 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 18.79%. For the year, they have recorded 49 points and their points % is .415. When discussing their goal scoring prowess, the New Jersey Devils have accumulated 177 goals (17th in pro hockey) on the campaign and have allowed 204.
The player between the pipes for this game is Nico Daws. Daws has participated in 12 games over the course of his NHL career. He has a record of 6-4-0 and he has started in 11 games. The opposition has been able to score 26 goals versus Daws in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.50. Daws has had 308 shots against him and he has 282 total saves. His save percentage is at .916 for his 625 minutes between the pipes. For his career, Daws has tallied 5 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .455.
When they took the ice last, Vancouver faced off against the Lightning in an outing where the Canucks went home in defeat by a final score of 2-1. The Canucks had 1 goal out of the 36 shots on goal they took. They had 2 power play opportunities in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal.
The Canucks have accumulated 129 goals at even strength and 41 goals (12th in the NHL) while on the power play. Vancouver has tried 1,940 shots (12th in the league) and has a shot percentage of 8.76%, while allowing the opposition 1,891 shots. For the year, the Vancouver Canucks have earned 170 goals, 65 points, and a points percentage of .542. They have a total of 191 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 21.47%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 70.59% on their opponents 170 power play chances, and their save percentage is 91.0%. They have allowed 171 goals to be scored by of a combination of 121 goals at even strength and 50 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the ice you are going to see Thatcher Demko defending the goal. He has racked up 3,442 saves out of 3,771 shots tried, which gives him a save percentage of .913. Demko has amassed a lifetime record of 60-48-7 and has been in goal for 120 games. He has started in 114 games and has played for a total of 6,990 mins. Demko's quality start rate sits at 56.1% and he has accumulated 64 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. His opposition is averaging 2.82 goals per game and he has yielded 329 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver (-175)
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