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Minnesota Wild at Arizona Coyotes Betting Preview – Feb 14, 2024

The Minnesota Wild are on the road at the Arizona Coyotes in the National Hockey League on Wednesday. The Minnesota Wild are starting to play better hockey as of late, with three straight wins. Minnesota is now 24-23-5 on the season. Their 53 points puts them sixth in the Central Division. Over their last 10 games, the Wild are 7-3. The latest win was 5-3 on the road at Vegas on Monday.

For the Arizona Coyotes, they are heading the other way. Arizona has dropped to 7th in the Central with their six straight losses. Arizona is now 23-24-4. They have 50 points on the season. The latest loss for Arizona was on the road at the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday 5-3.

The Minnesota Wild are small favorites on the road here. Minnesota is -118 while Arizona is +102. The total is 5.5 goals.

Slumping Arizona Bunch

The Coyotes during their six game losing streak have scored just a total of 15 goals. The offense has been an issue all season, as they are under 3 goals per game as a team. Arizona is 30th in shots on goal with 26.6 per game, and have one of the worst faceoff percentages in all of the league.

Arizona is led offensively by Clayton Keller. Keller has 21 goals and 28 assists on the season. The goaltending for Arizona is mostly anchored by Connor Ingram. The 26 year old was not strong in his last game, as he allowed 5 goals on the road at Nashville.

The Coyotes will remain at home following this game. Arizona will host the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday. After that, they have a trip to Denver on Sunday, before coming back home for two more games at home.

Surging Minnesota Team

Winners of seven out of their last 10 games, the Wild are unbeaten in February. During their three game winning streak, the defense has been the key, allowing just two goals per game. They need to stay sharp, as the offense has been hit and miss. Offensively, Minnesota is scoring 3 goals per game.

The Wild are led in offense by Kirill Kaprizov. The 26 year old from Russia has dished out 29 assists, and has 20 goals. Neither leads the team, but his 49 points is 7 ahead of next highest. That would be Joel Eriksson Ek. He has 23 goals, which leads the team, and 19 assists on the season.

Minnesota is at home for back to back games after this. The Wild will welcome the Sabres to town on Saturday and Canucks on Monday. The next road game will be on February 20th at the Jets.

Wild Top Coyotes

The Minnesota Wild and Arizona Coyotes are heading in opposite directions right now. When push comes to shove, we are taking the home team. Minnesota tops Arizona on Tuesday. Bet the Wild -118 over the Coyotes. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NHL betting!

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