Arizona Coyotes (21-44-8) at Detroit Red Wings (39-21-11)
|Date & Time||Tuesday March 24, 2015, 7:30 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Detroit Red Wings -373 / Arizona Coyotes +324 --- Over/Under: 5.5
The Arizona Coyotes and Detroit Red Wings play Tuesday night at the Joe Louis Arena.
The Arizona Coyotes look to snap an eight-game losing streak. The Coyotes are averaging two goals and have scored four goals in their last three games. The Arizona Coyotes have zero power play goals in their last six games and have won five of their last six when scoring at least three goals. Oliver Ekman-Larsson leads Arizona with 20 goals, Shane Doan has 19 assists and Sam Gagner has 158 shots on goal. Defensively, the Coyotes are allowing 3.2 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in six of their last 10 games. Louis Domingue has allowed 10 goals on 113 shots faced and Mike Smith has given up 163 goals on 1,664 shots.
The Detroit Red Wings need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Red Wings are averaging 2.8 goals and have scored four goals in their last three games. The Detroit Red Wings have four power play goals in their last five games and have won six of their last eight when scoring at least three goals. Tomas Tatar leads Detroit with 26 goals, Pavel Datsyuk has 35 assists and Gustav Nyquist has 166 shots on goal. Defensively, the Red Wings are allowing 2.5 goals and have allowed a power play goal in seven of their last 10 games. Jimmy Howard has allowed 104 goals on 1,220 shots faced and Jonas Gustavsson has given up 15 goals on 168 shots.
The Coyotes are 16-36 in their last 52 games playing on 1 days rest and 17-39 in their last 56 road games. The Red Wings are 9-4 in their last 13 home games and 19-7 in their last 26 vs. Western Conference. The Coyotes are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings in Detroit and 16-40-6 in the last 62 meetings overall.
The Red Wings have owned the Coyotes for years, and it's hard to imagine that changing with Arizona currently going through a brutal stretch. Take Detroit and the spread to give you more bang for your buck.