Anaheim Ducks (2-2-2) at Arizona Coyotes (2-3-1)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Gila River Arena)
The Line: Arizona Coyotes -138 / Anaheim Ducks +115 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Anaheim Ducks and Arizona Coyotes meet Tuesday in NHL action at the Gila River Arena.
The Anaheim Ducks look for a win after splitting their last four games. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 1.6 goals per game and are scoring on zero percent of their power play opportunities. Max Comtois leads Anaheim with three goals, Carter Rowney has four assists and Rickard Rakell has 19 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 86.7 percent of their opponents power plays. John Gibson has given up 10 goals on 160 shots faced and Ryan Miller has given up three goals on 32 shots.
The Arizona Coyotes need a win after losing three of their last four games. The Arizona Coyotes are averaging 3.4 goals per game and are scoring on 22.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Phil Kessel leads Arizona with four goals, Jakob Chychrun has four assists and Conor Garland has 21 shots on goal. Defensively, the Arizona Coyotes are allowing 3.4 goals per game and are killing 79.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Darcy Kuemper has given up 14 goals on 149 shots faced and Antti Raanta has given up three goals on 34 shots.
The Ducks are 20-42 in their last 62 road games and 2-5 in their last 7 overall. The Coyotes are 9-4 in their last 13 home games and 2-6 in their last 8 overall. The under is 5-0 in Ducks last 5 overall. The over is 8-1 in Coyotes last 9 overall. The favorite is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. The home team is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
The Arizona Coyotes are a tough team to back in their current form, but they have a clear offensive edge in this contest and they've played their best hockey at home dating back to last season. The Anaheim Ducks have yet to prove they're a different team from a year ago and they don't scare anybody offensively. The home team has won five straight games between these clubs. Give me the Coyotes and the reasonable price.