Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Wild and Coyotes. The game is starting at 9:30 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Coyotes at Mullett Arena in Tempe, AZ. Get ready to place your bets! The Wild are favored by -1.5 in this Central divisional contest against the Coyotes. The game’s over/under currently sits at 6 goals.

MINNESOTA WILD VS ARIZONA COYOTES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arizona Coyotes +1.5

This game will be played at Mullett Arena at 9:30 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE ARIZONA COYOTES:

  • Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Coyotes winning this game by a score of 4-3.
  • We like the Coyotes on the moneyline (+101)
  • The Coyotes are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Can Minnesota Lock in a Road Win?

On the road this season, the Wild have gone 11-12-2, and they are currently on a four-game winning streak in road games. In the Western Conference, Minnesota is in 12th place, and they have gone 10-13 against other teams in the conference. Overall, the Wild have a record of 24-23-5.

When favored this season, Minnesota has gone 15-6-2, and they are currently on a three-game winning streak. In their last ten games, the Wild have gone 7-3, and they have won their last three games.

Minnesota enters the game with a puck line record of 27-25 and has gone 14-11 against the puck line on the road. Overall, the Wild have 15 wins by multiple goals and have dropped 15 games by more than one goal.

Over their last ten games, Minnesota has gone 6-4 against the puck line, including a mark of 5-5 in their last ten road games. So far this season, the team’s average scoring margin is -.2 goals per game, and they have gone 9-14 against the puck line when favored.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Minnesota is 6.4. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.2. The Wild come in with an over/under record of 25-23-4.

In their last three road games, Minnesota has averaged 4 goals per game while allowing 2. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.

On offense, the Wild are averaging 3 goals per game which is 18th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 20th in the league. In terms of the Wild’s offense during power plays, they are 13th in power play goals and 25th in shorthanded goals.

Minnesota’s leading goal scorer is Joel Eriksson Ek. So far this season, he has 23 goals, placing him 24th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 19 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Coyotes head into the game ranked 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 31.8 shots per game against Arizona. So far, they are 3rd in shutouts, achieving 6 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has started 21 games this season. His current record stands at 9-9, and his save percentage is 0.644%.

Can Arizona Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?

At home this season, the Coyotes have gone 15-10-0, and they are 13-23-3 when they have been the underdog. In the Western Conference, Arizona is 13th and 7th in the Central Division. Over their last ten games, the Coyotes have gone just 2-8, and they have lost their last five games.

Overall, Arizona has gone 23-24-4, and they are 14-16 against other Western Conference teams. In their last three games, the Coyotes have gone 0-3, and they have lost all five of their last five games.

At home, the Coyotes have a puck line record of 13-12, and their average scoring margin at home is +.2 goals per game. Overall, Arizona has gone 27-24 against the puck line this year, including a mark of 22-17 as the underdog.

So far, the Coyotes have 11 wins by more than one goal and 11 losses by just one goal. In their last 10 home games, Arizona has a puck line record of 6-4, and their puck line record as the underdog is 22-17. In their last three home games, the Coyotes have gone 3-0 vs. the puck line.

Games involving Arizona have an average of 6.1 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.2. In terms of their over/under performance, the Coyotes come in with a record of 27-21-3.

Across their last three road contests, Minnesota has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 4 goals per game.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Coyotes are averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, putting them in the 25th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 31st in the league. So far this year, the Coyotes are 10-3 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 13-19 in games with fewer shots on goal.

Arizona’s leading goal scorer is Clayton Keller. So far this season, he has 21 goals, placing him 37th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 28 assists so far.

The Coyotes defense is currently 12th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 31.8 shots per game against Arizona. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 3rd with 6 shutouts.

Goalie Connor Ingram comes into the game having made 32 starts this season. So far, his record is 17-12 and he has a save percentage of 0.894%.