The Phoenix Coyotes and the Detroit Red Wings will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Joe Louis Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Wings listed as 320-moneyline favorites versus the Coyotes, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
Joel Perrault tallied the lone goal for Phoenix in its 2-1 loss to Nashville on Tuesday night.
Nashville won as -145 home favorites as the teams played under the 5.5-goal total set by oddsmakers.
Marian Hossa potted the shootout winner and scored twice more in regulation to lead the Red Wings to a 4-3 win over the Blues on Monday, as -300 favorites. That game’s combined score made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5).
Kirk Maltby scored the other goal for the Red Wings, while Chris Osgood stopped 30 shots in that win.
Phoenix has lost 4 straight games.
Phoenix most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Chicago are 4-6
After playing Nashville are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-3-1
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Phoenix’s last 12 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Phoenix is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Phoenix is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Phoenix
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix
Phoenix home to Carolina, Saturday, February 7
Detroit home to Edmonton, Saturday, February 7