Photo: flickr shayhaas Writer: Jimmy Gold
The Arizona Coyotes will host the Western Pacific rival Vancouver Canucks in Thursday action. In their latest game, the Vancouver Canucks lost 1-3 to the San Jose Sharks. Christopher Tanev scored in the third period. Brock Boeser picked up an assist in the third period.
Mike Smith will man the pipes for the Arizona Coyotes in this one. He was mediocre in his most recent game, posting a 0.903 save percentage. In 24 games at home last season, he posted a 12-12-0 record and 0.916 SV%.
Ryan Miller should be in goal for the Vancouver Canucks. He was great in his most recent game, posting a 0.917 save percentage. He has posted a 1.66 GAA and 0.942 SV% in his last 9 games against the Arizona Coyotes.
The Arizona Coyotes are 17-17-5 when playing at home this season. The Vancouver Canucks have gone 12-24-3 on the road. The Arizona Coyotes have gone 11-17 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Vancouver Canucks have gone 11-15 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Coyotes are 19-16 when taking on losing teams. The Arizona Coyotes have been unremarkable when playing a bad team, posting 19 wins and 16 losses.
We like the Arizona Coyotes to roll in this one. We would recommend taking the Arizona Coyotes in this game.
Game Time: 10:05 PM ET
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