Betting on today’s Coyotes and Canucks game? Catch the action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC, as the Canucks hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Western conference contest is set at 6 goals, with the Canucks being the favored team playing at home against the Coyotes.

ARIZONA COYOTES VS VANCOUVER CANUCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Vancouver Canucks -1.5

This game will be played at Rogers Arena at 10:00 ET on Thursday, January 18th.

WHY BET THE VANCOUVER CANUCKS:

  • The Canucks enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.
  • Take the Canucks on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Coyotes (+1.5)

Are the Coyotes Ready for a Road Win?

Heading into tonight’s game, the Coyotes are 11th in the Western Conference with 45 points and a record of 21-19-3. In the Central Division, they are 5th and have gone 7-7 against divisional opponents.

On the road this season, Arizona has an 8-10-3 record and is 11-18-2 when they are the underdog. Over their last ten games, the Coyotes have gone 4-6 and have dropped two of their last three games.

On the season, the Coyotes have gone 22-20 against the puck line, including a mark of 12-8 on the road. So far, Arizona has gone 17-13 against the puck line as the underdog.

Arizona has an average scoring margin of -.7 goals per game as the underdog, and they come in having gone 5-5 against the puck line over their last ten games. In their last three games, the Coyotes have gone 2-1 vs. the puck line.

This season, Arizona’s games have an average of 6 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.2. The Coyotes come in with an over/under performance of 22-17-3.

The Coyotes are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Coyotes are averaging 3 goals per game this season, putting them in the 24th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 32nd in the league. This year, the Coyotes have recorded a 10-3 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 11-14 record.

Arizona’s leading scorer is Clayton Keller. So far, he has 17 goals which is 42nd in the NHL. Keller also comes into the game with 22 assists.

In terms of defense, the Canucks head into the game ranked 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.3 shots per game against Vancouver. So far, they are 3rd in shutouts, achieving 5 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Vancouver, goalie Karel Vejmelka has started 17 games in this season. His current record is 6-10, and his save percentage stands at 0.65%.

Can the Canucks Pull Off a Home Win?

Heading into tonight’s game, the Canucks are in 2nd place in the Western Conference with 62 points and a record of 29-12-4. Over their last ten games, Vancouver has gone 7-3, and they have won four of their last five contests.

At home this season, the Canucks have gone 14-4-1 and have been favored in 25 of their 44 games. Against teams in the Western Conference, Vancouver has gone 16-8, and they have gone 9-4 against Pacific Division opponents.

On the season, the Canucks have gone 30-14 against the puck line, including a mark of 14-11 as the favorite. So far, Vancouver has 21 wins by multiple goals and comes in with an average scoring margin of +1.2 goals per game.

At home, the Canucks have gone 14-5 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin sits at +1.7 goals per contest. In their last 10 home games, Vancouver has gone 7-3 against the puck line.

For the season, Vancouver’s games have finished with an average of 6.4 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.5. Overall, the Canucks have an over/under record of 26-15-3.

The Coyotes are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.

On offense, the Canucks are averaging 3.8 goals per game which is 2nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 28th in the league. Coming into the game, the Canucks have a 13-5 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 15-6.

The leading scorer for Vancouver’s offense is Brock Boeser. Coming into the game he has 27 goals, ranking 5th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Boeser has 19 assists this season.

Defensively, the Canucks are currently 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.3 shots per game against Vancouver. They also are 3rd in shutouts, coming in with 5 shutouts.

Goalie Thatcher Demko comes into the game having made 31 starts this season. So far, his record is 22-8 and he has a save percentage of 0.961%.