Toronto Maple Leafs vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 1/12/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Maple Leafs (-308) Coyotes (+248)
The Arizona Coyotes (7-23-3) host the Toronto Maple Leafs (22-8-3) at Gila River Arena on Wednesday. The moneyline on this game has Toronto at -308 and Arizona is at +248. The total is set at 6.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to clean up some issues after taking a 5-4 loss to the Avalanche in their previous outing. The Maple Leafs had a good offensive performance in the loss. For the outing, they tallied a score on 4 of the 27 shots they put on goal. They also had 1 chance with the advantage and netted 1 goal. Toronto had 4 penalty minutes for this game.
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The Maple Leafs have had 1,044 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .921. At even strength, the Maple Leafs have surrendered 67 goals while scoring 83 when they are on offense. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have tallied 92 power play opportunities (25th in the league) and have tallied 15 goals in those attempts. For the current campaign, the have a total of 47 points and their points % is .712. Toronto has taken 1,125 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.0%. Regarding scoring goals, the Toronto Maple Leafs have racked up 112 goals (10th in pro hockey) on the season and have conceded 82. Toronto is sitting with 94 power play chances and they have notched 29 goals during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 30.85%.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Petr Mrazek. During his career on the ice, Mrazek has earned 130 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .514. His save percentage sits at .910 during his 15,608 mins between the pipes. Mrazek has seen 7,572 shots against him and has garnered 6,893 saves. Opponents have tallied 679 goals versus Mrazek in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.61. He has a record of 130-97-31 and he has gotten the start in 253 games. Mrazek has been in net for 278 contests during his hockey career.
In their last game, Arizona faced off against the Predators in an outing where the Coyotes went home in defeat by a mark of 4-2. The Coyotes recorded 2 goals out of the 40 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 6 power play opportunities in this contest but weren't able to score a goal.
The Coyotes are sitting with 59 goals at even strength and 13 goals (31st in pro hockey) while on the power play. Arizona has taken 885 shots (30th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 8.14%, while allowing their opponents 1,100 shots. For the year, the Arizona Coyotes have accounted for 72 goals, 17 points, as well as a points percentage of .258. They have earned 88 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 14.77%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 72.17% on their oppositions 115 power play tries, and their save percentage sits at 88.6%. They have allowed 125 goals to be scored by way of 93 goals at even strength and 32 goals while they had less men on the ice.
On the other side of the ice you will find Scott Wedgewood in the crease. Opponents are averaging 3.15 goals per game and he has allowed 168 goals in total. Wedgewood's quality start percentage comes in at 38.0% and he has made 19 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has made the start in 50 games and has played 3,199 minutes. Wedgewood has a career record of 14-27-11 and has been in goal for 57 games. He has a tally of 1,503 stops out of 1,671 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .899.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona (+248)
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