Vancouver Canucks vs Arizona Coyotes 2/8/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Arizona Coyotes and Vancouver Canucks meet Tuesday in NHL action at the Rogers Arena. The Arizona Coyotes need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Vancouver Canucks need a win after losing five of their last seven games.

The Arizona Coyotes are averaging 2.2 goals per game and are scoring on 12.6 percent of their power play opportunities. Clayton Keller leads Arizona with 17 goals, Phil Kessel has 24 assists and Jakob Chychrun has 103 shots on goal. Defensively, the Arizona Coyotes are allowing 3.7 goals per game and are killing 73 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Scott Wedgewood has given up 54 goals on 554 shots faced, and Karel Vejmelka has given up 83 goals on 855 shots.

The Vancouver Canucks are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 19.2 percent of their power play opportunities. JT Miller leads Vancouver with 15 goals, Quinn Hughes has 32 assists and Conor Garland has 116 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vancouver Canucks are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 70 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Thatcher Demko has given up 88 goals on 1,057 shots faced and Jaroslav Halak has allowed 20 goals on 245 shots.

The Coyotes are 21-49 in their last 70 road games and 16-46 in their last 62 overall. The Canucks are 5-11 in their last 16 Tuesday games and 2-5 in their last 7 overall. The under is 3-0-1 in Coyotes last 4 overall. The under is 6-2 in Canucks last 8 overall. The Coyotes are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

The Arizona Coyotes have been fade material pretty much all season long, and they’ve been absolutely terrible on the road dating back to last season. While the Vancouver Canucks entered the break playing rough hockey, they have won five straight games as a favorite, and they’re comfortably the better team here overall. Give me the Canucks and the PL for max betting value. The Coyotes are terrible.

Author: Lucy Green