Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Rangers versus the Coyotes? The puck drops at 6:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Mullett Arena in Tempe, AZ. The Rangers are the -1.5 goal favorites in this non-conference matchup against Coyotes. The over/under for the game is set at 6 goals.

NEW YORK RANGERS VS ARIZONA COYOTES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arizona Coyotes +1.5

This game will be played at Mullett Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

WHY BET THE ARIZONA COYOTES:

  • In spite of being 1.5 goal underdogs, we anticipate the Coyotes winning this one 4-3.
  • We like the Coyotes on the moneyline (+162)
  • The Coyotes are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Do the Rangers Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?

With a record of 48-20-4, the Rangers are in first place in the Eastern Conference and the Metropolitan Division. They have won four straight games and are 8-2 in their last ten games. On the road, New York is 23-11-4 this season and have won three straight games away from home.

As the favorite, the Rangers have won two straight games and are 37-16-2 on the season when favored. Against teams in the Eastern Conference, New York is 29-13 this season.

When favored, the Rangers have gone 22-33 on the puck line, including 6-4 in their last ten games. So far, New York has 37 wins by more than one goal and 20 wins by one goal.

Overall, the Rangers have a puck line record of 37-35, and their average scoring margin is at +.6 goals per game. In their last ten road games, the team’s puck line record is 6-4, and their average scoring margin on the road is +.5 goals per game.

The average goal total for New York’s games is sitting at 6.2. The average over/under line for the season is 6.1. The Rangers come in with an over/under record of 38-31-3.

New York has played well in their previous three road games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 5 goals per game while allowing 2. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 3-0.

Offensively, the Rangers come into the game at 3.4 goals per contest placing 11th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 17th position in the league. This season, the Rangers have a 28-13 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 20-6 record.

New York’s leading goal scorer is Artemi Panarin. So far this season, he has 43 goals, placing him 6th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 58 assists so far.

Defensively, the Coyotes come into the season ranked 9th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 31.7 shots per game against Arizona. For the season, they are ranked 3rd in shutouts, coming in with 7 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Jonathan Quick has started 23 games this season. His current record stands at 16-5, and his save percentage is 0.555%.

Will Arizona Find a Way to Win at Home?

At home this season, the Coyotes have gone 20-17-0 and have won two straight games. In the Western Conference, Arizona is in 13th place and has a record of 31-37-5. Against other teams from the West, the Coyotes have gone 16-26.

Overall, Arizona has been the underdog in 56 of their 73 games and has gone 19-33-4 in those games. In their last ten games, the Coyotes have gone 6-4 and have won two straight games when favored.

Arizona comes into the game with a puck line record of 36-37 this season, including going 2-1 against the puck line in their last three games. So far, the Coyotes have been the underdog in 56 of their games and have a puck line record of 30-26 in those games.

Overall, the team’s average scoring margin is -.3 goals per game, and they have 19 wins by multiple goals. In their last ten games at home, the Coyotes have gone 4-6 against the puck line.

Games involving Arizona have an average of 6.3 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 39-30-4.

New York has played well in their previous three road games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 5 goals per game while allowing 2. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 3-0.

When looking at their offense, the Coyotes have an average of 3 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 21st in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 27th in the league. So far this year, the Coyotes are 12-7 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 19-27 in games with fewer shots on goal.

The leading scorer for Arizona’s offense is Clayton Keller. Coming into the game he has 31 goals, ranking 24th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 36 assists so far.

Defensively, the Coyotes are currently 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 31.7 shots per game against Arizona. They also are 3rd in shutouts, coming in with 7 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. New York, goalie Karel Vejmelka has started 29 games in this season. His current record is 11-17, and his save percentage stands at 0.709%.