NHL FREE BETTING TIP: Arizona Coyotes vs Toronto Maple Leafs
- Title : NHL FREE BETTING TIP: Arizona Coyotes vs Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs are continuing their road trip hoping to add another win to their record when they visit the Arizona Coyotes in Gila River Arena in Glendale
The Arizona Coyotes are locked for the bottom of the league with a 7-23-3 record which puts them seven points behind the Seattle Kraken who are 14th in the Western Conference.
The good thing for Arizona is that they have won two of the last five games. Andre Tourigny’s team is coming off a 4-2 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Clayton Keller and Lawson Crouse scored for the Coyotes, and Karel Vejmelka had 25 saves.
The Coyotes are 3-12-1 on their home ice. Arizona scores 2.2 goals per game, the least in the NHL. Clayton Keller leads the team with 12 total goals.
Janis Moser leads the Coyotes with a plus-three in six games this season. Keller has six goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are one of the most pleasant surprises this season in the NHL. They are currently third in the Atlantic Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference with a 23-8-3 record.
The Maple Leafs are coming off a 4-3 shootout win over the Vegas Golden Knights last night. William Nylander scored in regulation and got the winner in a shootout. Auston Matthews and Ilya Mikheyev also scored in regulation as Toronto improved to 5-0-1 on a six-game point streak, and 21-4-2 since opening the season 2-4-1. Jack Campbell made 31 saves and improved to 18-5-3 this season.
Toronto’s offense continues to thrive, having outscored teams 27-15 in the last six games. The Maple Leafs boast the league’s fourth-highest goal differential at plus-30. They also have the league’s second-best goals-against average at 2.49.
The Maple Leafs have gone 9-4-2 away from home. Toronto ranks sixth in the league recording 9.4 points per game, averaging 3.4 goals and 6.1 assists.
- Scott Wedgewood, Barrett Hayton, Cam Dineen, Jakob Chychrun, Anton Stralman and Jay Beagle are out for the Coyotes
- Mitch Marner and Pierre Engvall will be out for Toronto
- The Arizona Coyotes have won six of the last ten games against Toronto but the Maple Leafs have won the last two
- Eight of the last ten games between these two have ended under 5.5 goals including the last three
The Maple Leafs are undoubtedly the better team. The only thing that goes in Arizona’s favor is the busy schedule Toronto has as this will be their third consecutive road game. The Coyotes have won two of their last five games which is not bad for them but they will stand no chances against Toronto. The Maple Leafs are the seventh-best offense in the league and will win this one by at least a two-goal difference.
Toronto Maple Leafs to win -3.5
|Prediction||Toronto Maple Leafs to win -1.5|
|Start Time||04:00 : 13-Jan-22|