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Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes Pacific Division Betting Picks

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Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes Betting Picks

The year’s NHL online betting action continues this Thursday night with an eye-catching Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes matchup. The Canucks aren’t having a great season and are struggling as of late. In fact, they’ve posted a 1-4 record in their last 5 matchups. The Coyotes on the other hand, look pretty good lately seeing as how they’ve won their last 4 matchups in a row. Does this mean that players learning how to bet on sports should stick with the Yotes here? Let’s take a look at tonight’s NHL sportsbook odds to find out.

Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes – Thursday, February 28th    

When: 9:00 pm ET

Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: NHL TV

NHL Online Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Canucks +1½ (-200) 5½ (-110) +130
Coyotes -1½ (+170) 5½ (-110) -150
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Vancouver Canucks        

Elias Petterson - Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes The Canucks enter tonight’s matchup sporting a 27-28-9 record on the season. That record happens to net Vancouver 63 points on the season, which ranks them 5th in the Pacific Division. Right now the 3rd seeded Vegas Golden Knights are sitting on 71 points, so Vancouver can still theoretically make the playoffs. Moreover, Vancouver is only 5 points away from the Minnesota Wild, who are the leaders in the Western Conference’s Wild Card race. With that in mind, it’s particularly clear that Vancouver has plenty of motivation to go out and get this win tonight. Unfortunately for the team, they haven’t had much luck as of late seeing as how they’re 3-9 in their last 12 matchups.

With the end of the season in sight, Vancouver undoubtedly needs to get their act together. In short it comes as no surprise to see tonight’s NHL online betting odds peg Vancouver as an underdog here. After all, they’re facing a hot team on the road while they themselves bring zero momentum here.

Players to Watch: Elias Pettersson (26 G, 30 A, 56 PTS.), Bo Horvat (23 G, 25 A, 48 PTS.), and Brock Boeser (21 G, 22 A, 43 PTS.).

Arizona Coyotes 

Clayton Keller - Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona CoyotesThe Coyotes enter tonight’s contest sporting a 30-28-5 record. Although they didn’t have the best start to the season, Arizona has undoubtedly rebounded and is now poised to make a run for the playoffs. At the present time they’re sitting on 65 points, which places them just 6 points away from tying with the 3rd seeded Vegas Golden Knights. In addition, Arizona is just 3 points away from Minnesota. Tonight’s matchup will undeniably have playoff implications for this team. And seeing as how the Yotes are 7-2-1 in their last 10 versus Vancouver, they should have no problem getting the win tonight.

Players to Watch: Clayton Keller (12 G, 28 A, 40 PTS.), Alex Galchenyuk (14 G, 21 A, 35 PTS.), and Derek Stepan (13 G, 19 A, 32 PTS.).

Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 13 of Vancouver’s last 16 games when playing on the road against Arizona
  • Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
  • Vancouver is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona’s last 7 games when playing Vancouver
  • Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Vancouver
  • Arizona is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes matchup? All in all, Arizona is your best bet here. At any rate, they bring a ton of momentum and have plenty of motivation to make a solid home stand tonight. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 5-3 Arizona.