Vegas Golden Knights vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, 11/19/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vegas Golden Knights vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023
Location: PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: Sportsnet Pittsburgh
The Vegas Golden Knights (13-3-1) are on their way to PPG Paints Arena on Sunday where they will compete against the Pittsburgh Penguins (8-7-0).
The Vegas Golden Knights came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 6-5 victory against the Canadiens in their previous contest . Vegas had 6 minutes in the box in this contest. The Golden Knights had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in this victory. Moreover, they had 7 chances with extra men on the ice and were able to score 3 goals. While out there on the ice, they converted 6 out of the 42 shots they put on net.
When playing at even strength, the Golden Knights have surrendered 33 goals while notching 47 when they are on offense. Vegas Golden Knights opponents have 53 power play tries (16th in the NHL) and have come away with 7 goals in those chances. With regard to their scoring, the Vegas Golden Knights have notched 61 goals (2nd in the National Hockey League) so far this year and have allowed 40. Vegas has attempted 534 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 11.4%. For the season, they have scored 27 points and their points percentage is sitting at .794. The Golden Knights thus far have had 506 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .921. Vegas has accumulated 58 power play chances and they have notched 14 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 24.14%.
The man in net for this game is Adin Hill. In his professional hockey career, Hill has tallied 54 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .551. He has a save percentage of .912 for his 6,059 mins between the pipes. Hill has seen 2,983 shot attempts taken against him and he has 2,720 total saves. Opponents have been able to score 263 goals versus Hill in his professional career and his goals against rate is 2.60. He has amassed a mark of 53-40-7 and got the start in 98 games. Hill has been involved in 111 games over the course of his professional hockey career.
In their last contest, Pittsburgh went up against the Devils in a game where the Penguins were on the wrong end of the score by a final of 5-2. They had 3 power play opportunities in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal. The Penguins scored 2 goals out of the 23 shots on goal they tried.
Over the course of the season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have earned a total of 53 goals, 16 points, and a points percentage of .533. They have allowed 42 goals to be scored by way of 35 goals at even strength and 7 goals while they were shorthanded. The Penguins have accumulated 46 goals at even strength and 7 goals (26th in hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 42 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 16.67%. Pittsburgh has taken 519 shots (7th in the league) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 10.21%, while allowing the other team 448 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 85.11% on their opponents 47 power play chances, and their save percentage currently comes in at 90.6%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Tristan Jarry defending the net. Jarry has a lifetime mark of 123-66-20 and has participated in 218 games. Jarry's quality start rate is 60.0% and he has 126 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has accrued 5,750 stops out of 6,295 shots attempted against him, giving him a save percentage of .913. Opponents are averaging 2.64 goals per game and he has relinquished 545 goals altogether. He has made the start in 210 games and has played for a total of 12,376 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Vegas
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