Canucks at Coyotes 3/12/20 - NHL Betting Picks & Odds
Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes
NHL: 10:00 PM EST
Mar. 12, 2020
Latest Odds : ARI -130 O/U 5.5
The Vancouver Canucks look for a second straight victory on Thursday when visiting the Arizona Coyotes. Vancouver improved to 36-27-6 and 78 following a 5-4 shootout victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday. JT Miller scored for the Canucks in the shootout for the victory. Vancouver is in fourth place in the Pacific Division but just two points behind third place Calgary.
JT Miller is leading Vancouver in goals scored with 27, assists with 45 and points with 72. Vancouver is scoring an average of 3.25 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.10 goals per game. In net, Jacob Markstrom is 23-16-4 with a goals against average of 2.75 and save percentage of .918.
Arizona looks to snap a two-game losing streak when hosting the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday. Arizona dropped to 33-29-8 and 74 points following its 4-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday. With the loss, Arizona dropped to 12 points behind first place Vegas in the Pacific Division and four points behind its closest rival Vancouver in fourth place.
Conor Garland is the leading goal scorer for Arizona with 22, while Nick Schmaltz is the assists leader with 34 and the points leader with 45. Arizona is scoring an average of 2.71 goals per game and allowing an average of 2.61 goals per game. In net, Antti Raanta is 15-14-3 with a goals-against average of 2.63 and save percentage of .921.
Recent Betting Trends:
Vancouver is 2-5 in its last 7
The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Canucks last 11
Arizona 7-13 in its last 20
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Canucks last 6
Free Betting Pick: Arizona Coyotes -130
Although Arizona has played poorly of late, the Coyotes have won four of their last five on their home ice and five of their last six on their home ice versus the Canucks. Vancouver on the other hand has lost five of its last seven overall and six of his last seven on the road. The Coyotes are in scramble mode now as they attempt to fight their way back into contention for the Pacific Division title. Final Score Prediction, Arizona Coyotes win 3-1