The Arizona Coyotes (23-24-4) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Flyers (28-19-6) on Monday, February 12th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on NBCS. The Flyers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Coyotes are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Predators. Puck drop is set for 7:00 ET.
Coyotes vs Flyers
The Arizona Coyotes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
With a record of 23-24-4, the Coyotes are currently in 7th place in the Central Division and 13th in the Western Conference. On the road, Arizona has gone 8-14-4 this season and have lost five straight games away from home. Against teams in the Western Conference, the Coyotes have gone 14-16 this year.
As the underdog, Arizona has gone 13-23-3 this season and has lost five straight games when not favored. Over their last ten games, the Coyotes have gone just 3-7 and have lost their last five games overall.
On the season, the Coyotes have a puck line record of 27-23, and they have gone 7-3 against the puck line in their last ten games. So far, Arizona has been the underdog in 38 of their games, and their average scoring margin as the underdog is -.8 goals per game.
When playing on the road, the Coyotes have a puck line record of 14-11, and their average scoring margin away from home is -.5 goals per game. In their last ten road games, Arizona has gone 6-4 against the puck line.
Following a 5-4 loss on the road to the Predators, the Coyotes are eager to bounce back. Against the Predators, the Coyotes’ offense netted goals in all three periods. Of Arizona’s four goals, two were scored while in power play situations. Their game ended with 31 shots on goal and five giveaways.
Despite the loss, Arizona did cover the puck line, as they went into the game as the underdog. With a combined total of 9 goals, the teams exceeded the over/under line of 6 goals set for the game.
The Philadelphia Flyers Are Coming Off A Win
At home this season, the Flyers have gone 13-12-2, and they come into this game having won three straight games, including two straight at home. In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia is in 5th place and 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. Overall, the Flyers have a record of 28-19-6.
As the favorite this season, Philadelphia has gone 9-5-1, and they have been favored in 15 of their 53 games. In their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 5-5, and they have won their last two home games. Against the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia has gone 12-14.
Philadelphia comes into the game with a puck line record of 31-22, and they have gone just 3-12 vs. the puck line as the favorite. So far, the Flyers have 16 wins by multiple goals and have gone 12-17 vs. the puck line at home. In their last ten home games, the team has gone just 2-8 vs. the puck line.
Overall, the team has an average scoring margin of +.1 goals per game, and they have gone just 2-9 vs. the puck line in their last 11 games as the favorite. The Flyers have gone 28-10 vs. the puck line as the underdog this year, and they have gone 4-6 vs. the puck line in their last ten games.
In their most recent game, the Flyers hosted the Kraken and secured a 3-2 victory. Against the Kraken, the Flyers scored two goals in the first period and one time in the 3rd period. Philadelphia’s offense came up with one power-play goals and added one when shorthanded. They wrapped up the game with 38 shots on goal.
Despite the straight-up win, Philadelphia did not cover the puck line, as they were favored by -1.5. The game ended below the over/under line of 5.5, with a combined total of 5 goals.
Arizona Offense Breakdown
On offense, the Coyotes are averaging 2.9 goals per game which is 25th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 31st in the league. Coming into the game, the Coyotes have a 10-3 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 13-19.
So far, the Coyotes have an over/under record of 26-21-3. Coming into the game, they have played 29 games that went beyond the 5.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, had 6.1 goals per game.
Flyers Offense Breakdown
On the offensive side, the Flyers are scoring an 2.9 goals per game this season, ranking 19th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 2nd in the league. This season, the Flyers are 19-11 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 7-8 record.
The Flyers’ over/under record this season is 20-30-3. For the season, they have had 27 games failing to surpass this game’s over/under line of 5.5. Overall, their games are averaging 5.8 goals per game.
Arizona Team Defense
Defensively, the Coyotes are currently 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 31.7 shots per game against Arizona. They also are 3rd in shutouts, coming in with 6 shutouts.
Philadelphia Team Defense
Defensively, the Flyers are currently 23rd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.8 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 7th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.
Coyotes vs Flyers Trends
- Across their five previous road games, Arizona has an puck line mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-5 while averaging 2 goals per game.
- Through their last three home games, Philadelphia has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 2-1 while averaging 3 goals per game.
- Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Flyers have gone 5-5 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 5-5.
- As the betting favorite, the Coyotes have an puck line mark of just 4-6 in their last ten games. Arizona posted a straight up mark of 8-2 in these matchups.
When it comes to a moneyline wager, I’m going with the Flyers to defeat the Coyotes while playing at home. Given the current moneyline odds at -150, I’m placing a wager on the Flyers to win outright.
If you’re looking for a puck line bet, I’d suggest going with the Coyotes to cover. Even in the event of a Flyers victory, this game is expected to be closely fought, and the Coyotes should cover the puck line.
For those looking at the over/under line set at 5.5 goals, our expectation is that this game will surpass that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the over.
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