Betting on today’s Devils and Coyotes game? Catch the action at Mullett Arena in Tempe, AZ, as the Coyotes hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on ESPN+. The Devils are the -1.5 goal favorites in this non-conference matchup against Coyotes. The over/under for the game is set at 6.5 goals.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS VS ARIZONA COYOTES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arizona Coyotes +1.5

This game will be played at Mullett Arena at 5:00 ET on Saturday, March 16th.

WHY BET THE ARIZONA COYOTES:

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

Taking a Look at the Devils Chances on the Road

On the season, the Devils have a record of 32-30-4, which puts them in 12th place in the Eastern Conference and 6th place in the Metropolitan Division. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, New Jersey has gone 18-20, and when playing on the road, the Devils have a record of 17-13-2.

Over their last ten games, the Devils have gone 4-6, and in their last five games, they have gone 2-3. When playing as the favorite this season, New Jersey has gone 26-17-2, and they have been favored in 45 of their 66 games.

On the road this season, the Devils have a puck line record of 17-15 and an average scoring differential of +.1 goals per game. So far, New Jersey has 19 wins by multiple goals and 13 wins by just one goal.

Overall, the team’s puck line record is 23-43, and their average scoring margin is -.2 goals per game. In their last ten games, the team has gone just 3-7 vs. the puck line.

On average, New Jersey’s games have finished with 6.8 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.5. In total, the Devils come in with an over/under record of 37-28-1.

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

On offense, the Devils are averaging 3.3 goals per game which is 11th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 12th in the league. New Jersey’s offense comes into the game ranked 15th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 28th in the NHL.

New Jersey’s current leading scorer is Jesper Bratt. This season, he has 22 goals, which puts him 57th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 43 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Coyotes head into the game ranked 10th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 31.6 shots per game against Arizona. So far, they are 2nd in shutouts, achieving 7 shutouts.

Goalie Kaapo Kahkonen comes into the game having made 28 starts this season. So far, his record is 6-21 and he has a save percentage of 0.761%.

Can the Arizona Offense Score Enough at Home?

At 27-35-5, the Coyotes sit in 7th place in the Central Division and 13th place in the Western Conference. In their last ten games, Arizona has gone 4-6, and they have lost three straight games as the favorite.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Coyotes have been the underdog in 52 of their 67 games, and they have gone 17-31-4 in those games. At home this season, Arizona has a record of 16-16-0.

So far this season, the Coyotes have an average scoring margin of -.4 goals per game, and they have gone 33-34 against the puck line. Overall, Arizona has had 27 losses by multiple goals and 13 losses by just one goal.

As the underdog, the Coyotes have gone 28-24 against the puck line, and they have an average scoring margin of -.8 goals per game in those contests. In their last ten games at home, Arizona has gone 4-6 against the puck line.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Arizona is 6.3. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.2. The Coyotes come in with an over/under record of 36-27-4.

In their last three games away from home, the Devils have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 2 goals per game in these contests.

On offense, the Coyotes are averaging 2.9 goals per game which is 22nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 28th in the league. The Coyotes went 10-7 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 17-25.

Arizona will be looking for a good game from Clayton Keller who leads the team in scoring with 26 goals, ranking 36th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Keller has 31 assists this season.

Defensively, the Coyotes come into the season ranked 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 31.6 shots per game against Arizona. For the season, they are ranked 2nd in shutouts, coming in with 7 shutouts.

Goalie Connor Ingram comes into the game having made 40 starts this season. So far, his record is 19-17 and he has a save percentage of 0.881%.