Avalanche at Coyotes Sports Betting Preview
With a busy fourteen game slate in the National Hockey League for Thursday night, two Central Division foes will clash in the desert as the Colorado Avalanche take on the Arizona Coyotes. Let’s take a look and breakdown some key factors for this evening showdown in this betting preview of Avalanche at Coyotes Sports Betting for Thursday night in Tempe.
Location: Mullett Arena, Tempe, Arizona
Streaming: Live Sports Stream
Clear Path for Avalanche
The Colorado Avalanche aren’t sliding down the mountain, they are rising rapidly in the NHL Western Conference Standings, winning four consecutive games and seven of their last eight games overall as they lead in the Central Division with 30 points in 21 games. Defenseman Cale Makar leads the team in points with 32, while forward Mikko Rantanen paces the club in goals with 12. Between the pipes, Alexandar Georgiev has been solid yet again, with a 13-5 record and a 2.84 goals-against average on the year.
Yotes Hunting in Central?
The Arizona Coyotes have had a much better start to this season than in comparison to previous years, with this team finally moving forward in their rebuilding efforts. With four more games left to wrap up this long nine-game homestand at Mullett Arena, tonight’s showdown against the Colorado Avalanche is a key matchup.
The Yotes picked up back-to-back wins over the defending Stanley Cup champion Vegas Golden Knights and the Tampa Bay Lightning, who have their star goaltender back in Andrei Vasilevskiy. Arizona goalie Connor Ingram has seemingly taken the starter role from Karel Vejmelka after a set of strong starts, with a 34-save shutout in the Vegas game and a victory over the Lightning, making 30 saves on 31 shots faced.
Avalanche at Coyotes Betting Odds
Sportsbooks have the visiting Colorado Avalanche Live NHL betting Predictions to win as moderate favorites against the hosting Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night priced in the range at -210. The Avalanche have won 13 of their last 18 meetings, but the home team has won in four of the last five contests. The Favorite is an overwhelming 41-19 in the last 60 showdowns between these two Central Division clubs.
Concluding the Avalanche at Coyotes Sports Betting Betting Preview: The total for this contest is set at 6.5 goals shaded slightly to the Under around the pick’em range between -115 to -120. The Avalanche are 3-1-1 to the Over in their last five road games and have played each of their last three games to the Under.
Arizona has gone Under the total in four of their last six games overall and in this series, the Under has cashed in five of the last seven games, despite a record of 15-6 to the Over in the last 21 meetings where Arizona is the home team.
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