The Colorado Avalanche will try to climb the standings in the West when they face the worst team in the conference Arizona Coyotes in Ball Center in Denver, CO, on January 14, 2022.
- Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 14/1/2022
- Starting time – 9 PM ET
- Venue: Ball Center, Denver, CO
Colorado Avalanche Stats & Form
The Colorado Avalanche had worse than expected start of the season but have regrouped lately and are currently third in the Central Division and fourth in the Western Conference with a 22-8-3 record. After the break, the Avalanche won five straight games before losing 5-4 in overtime to the Nashville Predators in their last game.
Cale Makar had a goal and two assists for Colorado, Nicolas Aube-Kubel, Andre Burakovsky and Nathan MacKinnon also scored for the Avalanche, and Darcy Kuemper made 27 saves.
The Avalanche are 13-4-1 against Western Conference opponents. Colorado has scored 142 goals and leads the league averaging 4.3 goals per game. Mikko Rantanen leads the team with 16. Kadri leads the Avalanche with 35 assists and has 48 points this season. Andre Burakovsky has six goals over the last 10 games for Colorado.
Colorado Avalanche News
Bowen Byram, Gabriel Landeskog and Darren Helm will be out for Colorado.
Arizona Coyotes Stats & Form
The Arizona Coyotes have a season to forget as they are at the bottom of the Western Conference with an 8-23-3 record. Only the Montreal Canadiens have a worse record than the Coyotes. Arizona surprisingly won their last game, 2-1 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. That was their second win in the last three games. Ryan Dzingel scored both goals for the Coyotes in their last win and Karel Velmelka had 45 saves. The Coyotes had only 18 shots in the match compared to Toronto’s 46.
The Coyotes are 3-9-0 against opponents from the Central. Arizona serves 13.0 penalty minutes per game, the most in the NHL. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 74 total minutes. Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 26 points, scoring 12 goals and adding 14 assists. Lawson Crouse has four goals over the last 10 games for Arizona.
Arizona Coyotes News
Scott Wedgewood, Barrett Hayton, Cam Dineen, Jakob Chychrun, Anton Stralman and Jay Beagle are all out for Arizona.
Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes Head-to-Head Stats
The Colorado Avalanche have won eight of the last ten matchups against the Arizona Coyotes. Seven of the last ten games between these two have gone over 5.5 goals. The Avalanche are averaging five goals per game in the last ten games against the Coyotes.
Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes Betting Odds
The Colorado Avalanche are huge favorites to defeat Arizona with the odds at -313 for their win while the odds for the Coyotes win are at 585.
The draw is set at 550.
The total goals margin is set at 6.5 with -108 for over and -115 for under.
The Colorado Avalanche are huge favorites to win this one. They were projected as the top contender to win the Stanley Cup this season and are showing that potential lately. The Avalanche will have no trouble defeating the Coyotes and they will do that with at least 3 goals difference. The goal total is set high at 6.5 but Colorado might go over that by themselves.