Betting on today’s Capitals and Coyotes game? Catch the action at Mullett Arena in Tempe, AZ, as the Coyotes hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on MNMT. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6 goals, and the Coyotes are favored to win at home against the Capitals.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS VS ARIZONA COYOTES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Arizona Coyotes -1.5
This game will be played at Mullett Arena at 9:00 ET on Monday, December 4th.
WHY BET THE ARIZONA COYOTES:
- Coming in as 1.5 goal favorites, our projections have the Coyotes picking up a 4-3 win.
- Take the Coyotes on the moneyline
- On the spread, we like Capitals (+1.5)
Will the Capitals Win on the Road?
Facing the Coyotes, the Capitals have a record of 12-7-2 so far. At home, their record is 7-4-1 and 5-3-1 on the road. This record has them sitting 3rd in the Eastern Metropolitan division and 7th in the Eastern conference.
In terms of the puck line, Washington posted a 8-13 record. On the road they are 4-5 against the puck line, while their overall home performance is 4-8. The average goal total for Washington’s games is sitting at 5.3. The average over/under line for the season is 6.2. The Capitals come in with an over/under record of 6-15-0.
Through their last three road contests, the Capitals offense has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Washington posted an overall record of 2-1 while going 1-2 ATS.
On offense, the Capitals are averaging 2.4 goals per game which is 31st in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 32nd in the league. The Washington offense is ranked 32nd in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 21st in the NHL.
The leading scorer for Washington’s offense is Tom Wilson. Coming into the game he has 8 goals, ranking 71st in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Wilson has 5 assists this season.
Defensively, the Coyotes come into the season ranked 11th in goals allowed. Opponents are averging 32.1 shots per game against Arizona. For the season, they are ranked 23rd in shutouts, coming in with 1 shutouts.
Goalie Darcy Kuemper gets the start and has made 12 starts this season. His record at this point is 5-5, and his save percentage is 89.4%.
Can Arizona Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?
In their 23 games, the Coyotes have a 12-9-2 record this season. While playing at their home arena, they have a 7-4-0 record, and their record on the road is 5-5-2. Their current record places them 4th in the Western Central division and 7th in the Western conference.
Analyzing their performance against the puck line, Arizona has a 13-10 record. On the road they are 8-4 against the puck line, while their overall home performance is5-6. This season, Arizona’s games have an average of 6.3 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.3. The Coyotes come in with an over/under performance of 13-10-0.
Across the Coyotes last three home games, the team averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 2. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 1-2, while going 2-1 straight-up.
The Coyotes come into the game scoring an average of 3.2 goals per game, putting them 15th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 29th in the league. Arizona’s offense is currently ranked 7th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 32nd in the league.
Arizona’s leading goal scorer is Michael Carcone. So far this season, he has 11 goals, placing him 31st in the NHL. Carcone also comes into the game with 3 assists.
In terms of defense, the Coyotes head into the game ranked 11th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 32.1 shots per game against Arizona. So far, they are 23rd in shutouts, achieving 1 shutouts.
Goalie Connor Ingram comes into the game having made 13 starts this season. So far, his record is 10-3 and he has a save percentage of 92.5%.