New York Rangers vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 10/30/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Rangers vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Sunday, October 30, 2022
Location: ASU Multi-Purpose Arena in Tempe, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (-194) Coyotes (+160)
The Arizona Coyotes (2-4-1) will go up against the New York Rangers (3-3-2) at ASU Multi-Purpose Arena on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has New York at -194 and Arizona is at +160. The betting total is set at 6.
The New York Rangers will look for better times on the ice after their 3-0 defeat against the Islanders in their previous contest . The Rangers offense left a lot to be desired in the defeat. For the matchup, they went home without being able to finish on any of the 41 shots they attempted. Moreover, they had 3 chances on the power play but weren't able to score. New York earned 6 penalty mins in this matchup.
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New York Rangers opponents have earned 24 power play tries (25th in the league) and have a total of 5 goals in those chances. The Rangers have seen 239 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .895. New York has taken 299 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 7.4%. While at even strength, the Rangers have surrendered 20 goals while earning 16 as an offensive unit. New York has tallied 30 power play opportunities and they have added 6 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 20.00%. For the current campaign, they sit with 8 points and their points percentage sits at .500. In relation to their goal scoring prowess, the New York Rangers have accumulated 22 goals (25th in the league) so far this season and have allowed 25.
The man protecting the net in this game is Jaroslav Halak. Halak has been in net for 559 games over the course of his hockey career. He has compiled an overall record of 285-183-64 and he has started in 518 games. Opponents have racked up 1,335 goals against Halak in his professional career and his goals against rate is 2.50. Halak has seen 15,797 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 14,462 total saves. He has a save percentage of .915 in his 32,028 mins in the crease. Over the course of his pro career, Halak has compiled 292 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .564.
In their last game, Arizona went up against the Jets in a matchup where the Coyotes ended up losing by a score of 3-2. The Coyotes scored 2 goals out of the 21 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 attempts on the power play in this one but didn't score a goal.
The Coyotes are sitting with 13 goals at even strength and 8 goals (9th in pro hockey) while on the power play. Arizona has attempted 160 shots (32nd in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 13.13%, while allowing the opposition 254 shots. This season, the Arizona Coyotes have tallied 21 goals, 5 points, in addition to a points percentage of .357. They have allowed 32 goals to be scored by of a combination of 27 goals at even strength and 5 goals while they were shorthanded. They have recorded 29 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 27.59%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 82.76% on the other teams 29 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 87.4%.
Across the rink you are going to see Karel Vejmelka in goal. He has recorded 1,667 saves out of 1,859 shots taken, giving him a save percentage of .897. Vejmelka has a career record of 14-35-4 and has been in net for 57 games. He has made the start in 54 contests and his ice time sits at 3,072 mins. Vejmelka's quality start percentage comes in at 44.4% and he has made 24 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. Opponents are averaging 3.75 goals per game and he has yielded 192 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take New York (-194)
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