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Los Angeles Kings vs Arizona Coyotes 02/23/2022 Favorite Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Los Angeles Kings vs Arizona Coyotes 02-23-2022 Favorite Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Los Angeles Kings vs Arizona Coyotes 02/23/2022 – One team is fighting for a playoff spot, while the other seemingly is playing to have a respectable record. The Los Angeles Kings, who are in a two-way tie with the Edmonton Oilers for third place in the Pacific Division, will try to surge ahead when they play their second straight game at the Gila River Arena on Wednesday The Kings took the win against the Coyotes on Saturday, 5-3. And despite playing on the same away arena on back-to-back outings, the Kings are tagged as the clear favorites in the latest NHL Odds. The game is set to begin at 10:00 PM Eastern Time available on TNT and NHL.TV.

Los Angeles Kings vs Arizona Coyotes 02/23/2022

When: Wednesday, February 23, 10:00 PM ET

Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona

TV: TNT

Stream: NHL.TV

Los Angeles Kings vs Arizona Coyotes 02/23/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Los Angeles Kings -1.5 (+116)5.5 o (-120)-143
Arizona Coyotes +1.5 (-143)5.5 u (+100)+300
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Los Angeles Kings

Winners of four of their last five games, the Kings have made it clear that they are on a serious mission to make a strong push for the playoffs. And as they aim for a repeat against the Coyotes in the exact same place on Wednesday, the Kings are adamant to make a statement. The team is currently in a tight race against a handful of teams vying for a postseason slot in the Pacific. It goes without saying that the Kings are playing with more motivation given the stakes that they have to play. 

Players to watch: A. Kopitar C (G 14, A 33, PTS 47), A. Kempe RW (G 23, A 10, PTS 33), V. Arvidsson RW (G 13, A 19, PTS 32).

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes found solace when they defeated the Dallas Stars on Sunday, 3-1. It was just their second win in their last six games as they continue to battle through a disastrous season where they just account for 30 points in games – the second worst record in the league. Prior to the upset against the Stars, Arizona had hosted LA during the weekend and lost, 5-3. It could be a different story on Wednesday, but betting sites still see the Kings winning again. The season could be done save for the final record for the Coyotes, but the Kings are still in contention. Protecting home ice is still a must for Arizona; hence, home fans still expect their team to give their 100 percent effort. 

Players to watch: C. Keller RW (G 20, A 24, PTS 44), P. Kessel RW (G 6, A 27, PTS 33), S. Gostisbehere D (G 8, A 22, PTS 30).

Los Angeles Kings vs Arizona Coyotes Betting Predictions

Trends

Kings

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles’ last 6 games.
Los Angeles are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Arizona.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles’ last 5 games on the road.
Los Angeles are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona.

Coyotes

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona’s last 6 games.
Arizona are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games.
Coyotes are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Arizona are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Los Angeles.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games this season.

Kings vs Coyotes Betting Picks

Same place, same game, same rule. As the Kings take on the Coyotes in Arizona for the second straight time, the team is guaranteeing that they will replicate the results of Saturday’s clash. Top betting sites for NHL got it right. Los Angeles will play with more grit and intensity as they topple the home team to fortify their bid for the postseason. 

Score Prediction: Kings 6, Coyotes 2.