Chicago Blackhawks vs Phoenix Coyotes Betting Matchup Report
Phoenix Coyotes vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds
The visiting Coyotes hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at United Center against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Chicago battles the Coyotes, currently with a 18-17-8 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 18-22-3 for the Blackhawks and 18-20-5 for the Coyotes.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Blackhawks as -191 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Blackhawks and the No. 16-ranked Coyotes, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 2-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Coyotes defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 16.5% rate while the Coyotes have a 82.7% rate on the penalty kill.
The Coyotes were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -162 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Chicago was a 5-4 winner at home against the Predators. Bettors on Chicago at -262 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Coyotes at Blackhawks trends to consider:
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix
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