Detroit Red Wings vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 1/17/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Location: ASU Multi-Purpose Arena in Tempe, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (-178) Coyotes (+146)
The Arizona Coyotes (13-25-5) will try to beat the Detroit Red Wings (18-16-7) at ASU Multi-Purpose Arena on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has Detroit at -178 while Arizona is sitting at +146. The over/under comes in at 7.
The Detroit Red Wings were on the losing side of the ice with a 4-3 defeat to the Blue Jackets in the last game they played. The Red Wings were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in this defeat. In the matchup, they converted 3 out of the 28 shots they launched. Moreover, they had 2 chances with the advantage but weren't able to score. Detroit accumulated 2 minutes in the box in this outing.
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Detroit Red Wings opponents have tallied 124 power play opportunities (30th in professional hockey) and have scored 30 goals in those chances. The Red Wings have seen 1,279 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .893. Detroit has tried 1,196 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.6%. While at even strength, the Red Wings have surrendered 107 goals while getting 97 on offense. Detroit skates onto the rink with 148 power play opportunities and they have added 30 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.27%. For the season, they have earned 43 points and their points percentage is .524. With regard to their scoring capabilities, the Detroit Red Wings have earned 127 goals (23rd in the league) for the season and have allowed 137.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Magnus Hellberg. Hellberg has participated in 11 games over the course of his pro hockey career. He has compiled an overall record of 5-3-0 and he was named the starter in 7 games. Opponents have racked up 23 goals versus Hellberg in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.71. Hellberg has had 217 shot attempts taken against him and he has 194 saves. He has a save percentage of .894 in his 509 minutes guarding the cage. During his career on the ice, Hellberg has earned 3 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .429.
In their last game, Arizona went up against the Jets in an outing where the Coyotes went home in defeat by a score of 2-1. The Coyotes had 1 goal out of the 21 shots on goal they pursued. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this game but weren't able to score a goal.
Arizona has taken 1,080 shots (32nd in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 10.56%, while allowing the other team 1,472 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 73.29% on their oppositions 161 power play tries, and their save percentage is currently 89.4%. They have recorded 133 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 19.55%. The Coyotes have scored 88 goals at even strength and 26 goals (24th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 156 goals to be scored by way of 113 goals at even strength and 43 goals while they had less men on the ice. Over the course of the season, the Arizona Coyotes have 114 goals, 31 points, as well as a points percentage of .360.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Karel Vejmelka defending the net. Vejmelka is the owner of a career record of 24-48-7 and has played in 84 games. Vejmelka's rate of quality starts sits at 46.3% and he has earned 37 quality starts in his pro career. He has tallied 2,480 saves out of the 2,756 shots attempted against him, which gives him a save percentage of .900. The opposition is averaging 3.54 goals per game and he has conceded 276 goals overall. He has made the start in 80 games and has played for a total of 4,680 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona (+146)
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