Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Coyotes vs Ducks NHL Odds
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NHL Handicapping Analysis
(16-15-5) Arizona Coyotes vs. Anaheim Ducks (11-20-6)
Date: Friday, April 2nd, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM
Venue: Honda Center, Anaheim, California
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: -120 / +100
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 5.5
Anaheim are clearly in a rebuilding mode here and although they do not have a great record, they do possess the ability to spring an upset here, so they will look to take care of business here against a Coyotes team they are only slight underdogs against.
The Arizona Coyotes were riding high coming into their last game winning their last 3 games, but that good feeling was short lived, as they were torn apart by the Colorado Avalanche by a score of 9-3.
Phil Kessel has actually been a bit of a surprise here for Arizona, as he has been able to score 14 goals and does not look like he is slowing down which is a great contribution to the team and even leads the entire Coyotes team in scoring.
Adin Hill is the unconfirmed starter in this matchup and he enters this game with pretty average statistics that he would love to improve upon here against a Ducks team who has struggled mightily to score here in 2021.
The Anaheim Ducks are in the exact same boat as the Coyotes, coming off of a rough loss against the high-flying Colorado Avalanche who frankly outmatch both of these teams. It will be interesting to see how management go about their off-season moves for this team, as they really need to pick up some goalscorers, as the team only has two players who have cracked double digit goals here in 2021 and they both have 10.
In order to have success here against the Coyotes Ryan Miller will need to have a solid game and although he has not been awful this year, he is not really the guy you want to be relying on for consistent big time performances at this point in his career.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Coyotes are 5-0 in their last 5 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game.
- Coyotes are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Coyotes are 5-1 in their last 6 games as a favorite.
- Ducks are 11-5 in their last 16 home games following a road trip of 7 or more days.
- Ducks are 16-37 in their last 53 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Ducks are 1-7 in their last 8 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game.
- Coyotes are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Free Arizona Coyotes vs. Anaheim Ducks NHL Prediction:
It is kind of crazy to me that the Arizona Coyotes are being offered at almost even money here, as they have the advantage against the Ducks in nearly every way. I think the Coyotes offense is far more reliable and I believe they will have the advantage between the pipes in this matchup as well.
This kind of price may not be there very long though, as over 70% of the early money is being bet on the Arizona Coyotes, so it is definitely possible that number will look a bit different come puck drop.
The Coyotes are still not completely out of the playoff race either, so I also think they will be far more motivated to pick up this win here on Friday night.
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