Planning on watching today’s Coyotes and Red Wings game? Catch the action at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI, as the Red Wings hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6.5 goals, and the Red Wings are favored by -1.5 against the Coyotes.

ARIZONA COYOTES VS DETROIT RED WINGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Detroit Red Wings -1.5

This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, March 14th.

WHY BET THE DETROIT RED WINGS:

  • With the Red Wings being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Red Wings.
  • Take the Red Wings on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Coyotes (+1.5)

Does Arizona Have What it Takes on the Road?

Heading into tonight’s game in Detroit, Arizona is 13th in the Western Conference with 57 points. Their overall record is 26-35-5, and they have lost two straight games. On the road, the Coyotes have gone 10-19-5, and in the Central Division, they are in 7th place with an 8-15 record.

As the underdog, Arizona has gone 16-31-4 this season. Over their last ten games, the Coyotes have gone 3-7, and they have lost three straight games when favored.

When it comes to the puck line, the Coyotes have gone 32-34 on the season, including going 1-2 against the puck line in their last three games. On the road, Arizona has gone 18-16 against the puck line this year and 5-10 as the favorite.

So far this season, the Coyotes have lost 27 games by multiple goals compared to 11 games by just one goal. In their last ten road games, Arizona has gone 5-5 against the puck line.

The average goal total for Arizona’s games is sitting at 6.3. The average over/under line for the season is 6.2. The Coyotes come in with an over/under record of 36-26-4.

Across their three previous road games, Arizona has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 3 goals per game.

On offense, the Coyotes are averaging 2.9 goals per game which is 23rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 28th in the league. In terms of the Coyotes’ offense during power plays, they are 15th in power play goals and 23rd in shorthanded goals.

Arizona will be looking for a good game from Clayton Keller who leads the team in scoring with 25 goals, ranking 41st in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 30 assists so far.

Detroit defense takes on the Coyotes ranked 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 32.3 shots per game against Detroit. They also are 14th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Connor Ingram comes into the game having made 39 starts this season. So far, his record is 18-17 and he has a save percentage of 0.872%.

Do the Red Wings Have What it Takes at Home?

At home this season, the Red Wings have gone 18-10-5 and have lost two straight games at home. In the Eastern Conference, Detroit is in ninth place and has gone 17-18 against other teams from the East. Overall, the Red Wings have gone 33-26-6 and have dropped six straight games.

As the favorite, Detroit has gone 14-4-4 this season, and they have been favored in 22 of their 65 games. In the Atlantic Division, the Red Wings are in fifth place with a record of 9-10 against other Atlantic teams. Over their last ten games, Detroit has gone 4-6, and they have lost five straight games.

At home, the Red Wings have gone 19-14 against the puck line this season, and their average scoring margin is +.6 goals per game. So far, Detroit has gone 36-29 against the puck line overall, including a puck line record of 28-15 when they are the underdog.

Overall, the Red Wings have 19 wins by multiple goals compared to 14 wins by just one goal. In their last ten home games, Detroit has gone 7-3 against the puck line.

This season, Detroit’s games have an average of 6.8 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.4. The Red Wings come in with an over/under performance of 37-28-0.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Arizona has an puck line record of 1-2 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

Offensively, the Red Wings come into the game at 3.4 goals per contest placing 6th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 24th position in the league. Detroit’s offense comes into the game ranked 4th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 12th in the NHL.

Detroit’s current leading scorer is Dylan Larkin. This season, he has 26 goals, which puts him 30th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Larkin has 28 assists this season.

Defensively, the Red Wings are currently 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 32.3 shots per game against Detroit. They also are 14th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Alex Lyon gets the start and has made 32 starts this season. His record at this point is 18-13, and his save percentage is 0.743%.