Moneyline favors Blackhawks in battle with Coyotes
Chicago Blackhawks vs Phoenix Coyotes Odds
The Phoenix Coyotes will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Chicago Blackhawks invade Jobing.com Arena on Sunday.
The Coyotes are 0-1 so far on the season. The Blackhawks, meanwhile, are 1-0. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Phoenix go 1-0 and the Blackhawks go 1-0 on the totals.
Hockey odds makers opened the Coyotes as +100 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.
The Coyotes - Blackhawks odds would favor the Blackhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Phoenix is rated No. 16 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 11.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Phoenix's No. 9-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 12 at 2 goals per game allowed. The Coyotes powerplay has clicked at a 40% rate while the Blackhawks have a 100% rate on the penalty kill.
Chicago won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Kings on January 19. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Phoenix lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Stars on January 19. Bettors who backed the Stars at -112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few Blackhawks at Coyotes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Phoenix
Chicago is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Chicago
Phoenix is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games at home
Chicago home to St. Louis, Tuesday, January 22
Phoenix home to Columbus, Wednesday, January 23