Arizona Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 11/1/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (-110) Ducks (-118)
Honda Center is where the Anaheim Ducks (5-4-0) will attempt to beat the Arizona Coyotes (4-4-0) on Wednesday. The odds on this game have Arizona at -110 and Anaheim opens at -118. The total is set at 7.
The Arizona Coyotes went home feeling good about their game by earning a 8-1 victory against the Blackhawks in the last game they played. Arizona recorded 16 penalty minutes in this game. Furthermore, they had 4 power play opportunities and were able to net 1 goal. The Coyotes had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in this victory. In the game, they scored on 8 of the 33 shots they put on net.
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In regard to scoring goals, the Arizona Coyotes have racked up 27 goals (19th in pro hockey) on the year and have allowed 21. For the year, the have a total of 8 points and their points percentage sits at .500. Arizona comes into tonight with 34 power play chances and they have tallied 9 goals during those advantages, earning them a rate of 26.47%. While at even strength, the Coyotes have surrendered 14 goals while scoring 18 on offense. Arizona has tried 227 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 11.9%. The Coyotes have seen 256 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .918. Arizona Coyotes opponents have tallied 27 power play opportunities (26th in hockey) and have come away with 7 goals in those chances.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Karel Vejmelka. The opposition has notched 350 goals versus Vejmelka in his career and his average for goals against per game is 3.50. Vejmelka has taken the ice for 107 matchups during his hockey career. He has a save percentage of .900 for his 6,001 mins in the crease. He has compiled a record of 33-59-9 and he was named the starter in 102 games. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Vejmelka has accounted for 47 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .461. Vejmelka has seen 3,501 shots against him and has recorded 3,151 saves.
Their last time out, Anaheim faced the Penguins in a matchup where the Ducks got the win by a final score of 4-3. The Ducks scored 4 goals of the 27 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 3 power play chances in this outing and tallied 1 out of those tries.
Over the course of the season, the Anaheim Ducks have accumulated 29 goals, 10 points, as well as a points percentage of .556. They have allowed 27 goals to be scored by way of 15 goals at even strength and 12 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Ducks are sitting with 25 goals at even strength and 4 goals (23rd in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 29 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 13.79%. Anaheim has taken 252 shots (23rd in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 11.51%, while allowing the opposition 290 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 75.00% on their oppositions 48 power play chances, and their save percentage sits at 90.7%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Lukas Dostal patrolling the crease. The opposition is averaging 3.50 goals per game and he has yielded 90 goals in total. Dostal's quality start percentage sits at 70.8% and he has earned 17 quality starts in his career. He has made the start in 24 games and has accumulated 1,544 minutes. Dostal has earned a career record of 9-13-3 and has played in 28 contests. He is sitting with 862 saves out of 952 shots tried, which gives him a rate of .905.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Anaheim (-118) and under 6.5 goals
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