Ottawa Senators vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, 4/19/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Vancouver Canucks
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Senators (+205) Canucks (-250)
The Vancouver Canucks (37-28-10) will try to defeat the Ottawa Senators (28-40-7) at Rogers Arena on Tuesday. The line on this contest has the Senators at +205 and the Canucks are sitting at -250. The total comes in at 6.
The Ottawa Senators will look to clean up some issues after taking a 5-4 loss against the Maple Leafs their last time out. The Senators had a solid offensive outing in this loss. For the matchup, they converted 4 out of the 29 shots they put on net. Additionally, they had 1 power play chance but didn't convert it into a score. Ottawa earned 2 minutes in the box in this matchup.
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In regard to their scoring, the Ottawa Senators have notched 203 goals (26th in the league) for the season and have allowed 242. For the current season, they have tallied 63 points and their points percentage is .420. Ottawa steps onto the ice with 223 power play chances and they have notched 44 goals out of those advantages, earning them a rate of 19.73%. When at even strength, the Senators have allowed the opponent to score 198 goals while earning 159 themselves. Ottawa has tried 2,269 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.0%. The Senators have had 2,487 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .903. Ottawa Senators opponents have earned 226 power play opportunities (10th in the league) and have earned 44 goals in those attempts.
The man protecting the net in this game is Filip Gustavsson. Opponents have racked up 71 goals against Gustavsson in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 3.20. Gustavsson has participated in 24 games over the course of his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently sits at .902 during his 1,330 minutes on the ice. He has accumulated an overall mark of 8-12-3 and he started in 20 games. In his professional hockey career, Gustavsson has earned 11 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .550. Gustavsson has seen 727 shot attempts taken against him and he has 656 total saves.
In their last game, Vancouver opposed the Coyotes in a game where the Canucks earned a victory by a tally of 7-1. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this matchup and recorded 3 goals out of those attempts. The Canucks notched 7 goals of the 27 shots on goal they pursued.
Over the course of the season, the Vancouver Canucks have notched a total of 221 goals, 84 points, as well as a points percentage of .560. They have granted a total of 208 goals to be scored by way of 153 goals at even strength and 55 goals while they were shorthanded. The Canucks are sitting with 166 goals at even strength and 55 goals (7th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 231 chances on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 23.81%. Vancouver has taken 2,402 shots (13th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 9.20%, while allowing their opponents 2,388 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 73.93% on their oppositions 211 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 91.3%.
Across the ice you are going to see Jaroslav Halak defending the goal. Halak has amassed a career mark of 285-180-64 and has played in 555 games. Halak's quality start rate is 56.4% and he has accumulated 290 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He has compiled 14,376 saves out of 15,700 shots taken against him, giving him a save % of .916. The opposition is averaging 2.50 goals per game and he has surrendered 1,324 goals overall. He has started in 514 games and has accumulated 31,829 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Vancouver (-250)
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