Coyotes vs. Wild Pick – NHL Predictions & Odds 3/12/23

Minnesota Wild (37-21-7) vs. Arizona Coyotes (23-32-10)
March 12, 2023 9:30 pm EDT
The Line: Arizona Coyotes +185 / Minnesota Wild -225; Over/Under: +6
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The Minnesota Wild and the Arizona Coyotes meet in NHL action from the Mullett Arena on Sunday. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.


Minnesota is listed as a -225 road favorite and Arizona is a +185 road underdog. The total for this game is set at 5.5 goals.


For Minnesota, Brendan Duhaime is questionable for this game with a head injury while Kirill Kaprizov and Gustav Nyquist are both out until mid-April. For Arizona, Christian Fischer is questionable with a lower body injury.

Matchup History

Arizona’s 3-2 win back on February 6th, 2023, snapped Minnesota’s two-game head-to-head win streak in this head-to-head matchup.


Minnesota is 5-1 in their last 6 games overall and 6-1 in their last 7 games against the Western Conference while the under is 7-1 in their last 8 road games. Arizona is 28-59 in their last 87 games overall and 30-62 in their last 92 games played on no rest while the over is 5-2 in their last 7 home games.


I’m on the Wild here. Even on the back-to-back, the Wild are just simply the better team and even though Arizona’s played much better at home than on the road this season, the reality is you have a team in Minnesota that’s playing for something against a Coyotes team that’s playing out the string and is just focusing on next year and compiling assets. I’ll side with Minnesota for the win here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Minnesota -225

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Chris Ruffolo

Chris joined the Sports Chat Place team in August 2016 and has a proven system that combines multiple analytical and situational statistics and trends to give out thousands of winning picks over the last three years with winning records across all of the top leagues, Follow Chris Ruffolo on Twitter @ruffthepickdawg

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