The Arizona Coyotes will try to get off the last place in the Western Conference as they host the Vegas Golden Knights in Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ on December 3, 2021.
- Arizona Coyotes vs Vegas Golden Knights
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 03/12/2021
- Starting time – 9.30 PM ET
- Venue: Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ
Arizona Coyotes Stats & Form
It’s been a disastrous season so far for the Arizona Coyotes who needed 12 games to get to their first win of the season. It hasn’t been much better since as they have won only four of the next 11 games.
Currently, the Coyotes are at the bottom of the Central Division and the Western Conference with a 5-16-2 record.
André Tourigny’s team is coming off a 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday with Clayton Keller and Anton Stralman scoring.
After rookie Karel Vejmelka posted his first career shutout a night earlier at Winnipeg, Scott Wedgewood made the start in goal and stopped 32 shots for Arizona.
Johan Larsson was back in the Arizona lineup after missing five games due to Covid-19.
The Coyotes are 4-9-0 in conference matchups. Arizona is the last-ranked team in the NHL averaging just 3.2 assists per game. Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with six goals and has 15 points.
Arizona Coyotes News
Jay Beagle, Carter Hutton, Dmitrij Jaskin, Nick Schmaltz and Conor Timmins are all questionable for tonight’s game against the Golden Knights.
Vegas Golden Knights Stats & Form
The Vegas Golden Knights are also on a tough run of losing three of the last four games which put them above the playoff spots in the Western Conference.
Currently, they are fifth in the Pacific Division and ninth in the conference with a 12-10-0 record.
They are traveling to Scotsdale after two consecutive losses to Western Conference rivals, 3-2 against the Edmonton Oilers and 6-5 in the last game against the Anaheim Ducks.
Max Pacioretty and Mattias Janmark had a goal and an assist apiece for the Golden Knights. Robin Lehner stopped 28 shots and repeatedly kept his team in the game, but Anaheim stayed ahead after blowing a three-goal lead one night earlier.
The Golden Knights are 8-6-0 in conference play. Vegas has scored 70 goals and ranks seventh in the Western Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game. Reilly Smith leads the team with 10.
Vegas Golden Knights News
William Karlsson is definitely out of tonight’s game while Mike Amadio, Jack Eichel, Alec Martinez and Nolan Patrick are all questionable.
Arizona Coyotes vs Vegas Golden Knights Head-to-Head Stats
The Golden Knights have won three of the last five and seven of the last ten games against Arizona. Three of the last ten games between these two were won by the visiting team. Four straight have gone under 5.5 goals.
Arizona Coyotes vs Vegas Golden Knights Betting Odds
The Vegas Golden Knights are major favorites coming into Friday’s night game with -147 odds to win while the home team is at 306. The draw is set at 370.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 with -130 to go over and 115 for under.
The Vegas Golden Knights have dropped out of the playoff picture meaning that the win against the worst team in the league is a must for coach Peter DeBoer. Vegas is 11th in the league with 3.81 scored goals per game while the Coyotes are at the bottom. All this leads to a conclusion that the Golden Knights will get the W.
- Tip Quote (Home team win): 306 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Draw): 370 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Away team win): -147 by 22bet
- Expert betting tip: Vegas Golden Knights to win (-147 by 22bet)