Ottawa Senators vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 11/23/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, NV
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Senators (+160) Golden Knights (-194)
The Ottawa Senators (6-10-1) are on their way to T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday where they will try to beat the Vegas Golden Knights (14-4-1). The odds on this game have the Senators at +160 while the Golden Knights are priced at -194. The over/under is set at 7.
The Ottawa Senators will look to clean up some issues after taking a 5-1 loss to the Devils in their previous contest . Ottawa tallied 8 penalty minutes for this contest. The Senators left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in this defeat. Moreover, they had 2 chances with the advantage but weren't able to make the most of them. For the outing, they scored on 1 of the 26 shots they launched.
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When at even strength, the Senators have allowed the opponent to score 44 goals while scoring 42 on offense. Ottawa Senators opponents have 68 power play tries (7th in hockey) and have come away with 15 goals in those chances. When talking about their scoring capabilities, the Ottawa Senators have earned 56 goals (19th in hockey) on the season and have allowed 59. Ottawa has tried 553 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.1%. For the year, they have accumulated 13 points and their points percentage is sitting at .382. The Senators thus far have had 579 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .898. Ottawa has accumulated 63 power play chances and they have scored 14 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 22.22%.
The man in net for this game is Cam Talbot. Talbot has taken the ice for 402 contests during his NHL career. He has an overall mark of 202-145-34 and he has gotten the start in 385 games. The opposition has racked up 1,007 goals against Talbot in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 2.63. Talbot has had 11,829 shots taken against him and he has 10,822 saves. His save percentage is .915 during his 23,016 minutes between the pipes. Over the course of his time in hockey, Talbot has accumulated 206 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .535.
In their last contest, Vegas faced the Oilers in an outing where the Golden Knights ended up losing by a mark of 4-3. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Golden Knights recorded 3 goals of the 34 shots on goal they were seeking.
Vegas has taken 636 shots (6th in the league) and has a shooting percentage of 10.69%, while allowing their opponents 560 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 76.60% on their opponents 47 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently comes in at 91.6%. They have a total of 57 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play percentage of 21.05%. The Golden Knights have 56 goals at even strength and 12 goals (18th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have permitted 47 goals to be scored by way of 36 goals at even strength and 11 goals while they were shorthanded. For the season, the Vegas Golden Knights have a total of 68 goals, 29 points, and a points percentage of .763.
For the opposition you are expected to see Logan Thompson protecting the goal. He has a tally of 855 saves out of 931 shots attempted, which gives him a percentage of .918. Thompson is the owner of a lifetime mark of 19-8-3 and has participated in 32 contests. He has been a starter 29 games and has racked up 1,821 mins. Thompson's rate of quality starts comes out to 55.2% and he has 16 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. Opponents are averaging 2.50 goals/game and he has yielded 76 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa (+160)
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