Detroit Red Wings vs. Arizona Coyotes Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Friday, Mar. 08

Oct 17, 2023; Elmont, New York, USA; Arizona Coyotes left wing Matias Maccelli (63) attempts a shot on goal in the first period against the New York Islanders at UBS Arena.
Image Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

We have your Detroit Red Wings vs. Arizona Coyotes prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Detroit Red Wings hit the road to face the Arizona Coyotes.

The Detroit Red Wings (33-23-6) are set to face off against the Arizona Coyotes (25-33-5) in a clash that could influence their playoff aspirations. With the Red Wings aiming to break a 3-game losing streak and the Coyotes looking to turn the tide after two consecutive losses, both teams are hungry for a win.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Arizona Coyotes Odds Info

Moneyline: Detroit Red Wings -125 (BetMGM) / Arizona Coyotes +115 (PointsBet)

Puck Line: +1.5 – Detroit Red Wings +185 (BetRivers) / Arizona Coyotes -205 (DraftKings)

Total: 6.5 – -109 (BetRivers) / -104 (FanDuel)

Game Info

Date: Friday, Mar. 08

Time: 09:00 PM

Location: Mullett Arena – Tempe, AZ


Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Detroit Red Wings have 15 wins and 14 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Detroit Red Wings have 13 wins and 7 losses.
  • This season, the Detroit Red Wings have hit 35 overs and 27 unders.

Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Arizona Coyotes have 15 wins and 16 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Arizona Coyotes have 16 wins and 34 losses.
  • This season, the Arizona Coyotes have hit 37 overs and 26 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the last three seasons, the Detroit Red Wings and the Arizona Coyotes have faced each other four times, with the Coyotes emerging victorious in three of those encounters. The games span from November 2021 to January 2023, showcasing a competitive edge for the Coyotes, particularly when playing at home, where they secured two of their three wins. The Red Wings managed to claim a single victory when hosting the Coyotes. In terms of betting statistics, the Coyotes have consistently outperformed expectations, covering the spread in all four matchups, while the Red Wings have not covered the spread in any. The over/under betting results leaned towards high-scoring games, with the total score going over the set line three times and under once. Key statistics from these games reveal that the Coyotes have been able to capitalize on their chances more efficiently, as evidenced by their higher win count and spread coverage. The Red Wings, despite often entering the games as favorites, have struggled to convert their opportunities into wins and have not been as successful against the spread.

The most recent game between the two teams took place on January 17, 2023, and was a tightly contested affair that ended in a 4-3 victory for the Coyotes after a shootout. The game was characterized by a strong offensive display from both sides, with the Red Wings outshooting the Coyotes 40 to 23. Despite the shot disparity, the Coyotes’ goaltender, Connor Ingram, delivered an impressive performance with a save percentage of 0.925, fending off the Red Wings’ attempts to secure a win. The Red Wings had a power play percentage of 33.3%, converting one out of three opportunities, while the Coyotes failed to score on their power play chances. The game saw the Red Wings’ Dylan Larkin and the Coyotes’ Nick Bjugstad each contributing significantly to their teams’ scoresheets. The final score exceeded the over/under line set at 6.5, continuing the trend of high-scoring games between these teams.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Arizona Coyotes Predictions

The Red Wings, currently holding a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, are entering the game with a sense of urgency to get back on track. Led by right winger Alex DeBrincat, who tops the team with 23 goals and 54 points, and left winger Lucas Raymond with a team-high 34 assists, Detroit boasts a potent offense that ranks in the upper half of the league. However, their recent form has been a concern, and they’ll need to tighten up defensively against a Coyotes team that has shown they can surprise opponents.

Arizona, despite their less impressive record, has been competitive in recent matchups, particularly at home in the Mullett Arena. With Clayton Keller leading the charge with 23 goals and 53 points, and Matias Maccelli contributing a team-best 33 assists, the Coyotes have the firepower to challenge the Red Wings’ defense. The Coyotes’ overall performance this season has been hindered by their defensive struggles, ranking near the bottom of the league, but they’ll look to exploit any lapses in the Red Wings’ play.

The head-to-head matchup to watch is between the teams’ top scorers, DeBrincat and Keller, as their offensive prowess could be the deciding factor in the game. Both teams will also be looking to their goaltenders to step up, with the Red Wings hoping for a solid performance in net to fend off the Coyotes’ attacks. As both teams fight to improve their standings, expect a competitive and high-energy game with playoff implications on the line.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Arizona Coyotes Pick

The Detroit Red Wings enter this matchup with a stronger overall record and a higher position in the standings compared to the Arizona Coyotes. Despite their recent skid, the Red Wings have demonstrated a more consistent performance throughout the season, and their need to snap a three-game losing streak provides additional motivation. With Alex DeBrincat leading the team in goals and points, and Lucas Raymond providing playmaking abilities, Detroit’s offensive capabilities are likely to challenge the Coyotes’ defense, which has been one of the weaker units in the league. The Red Wings’ recent games have been close contests, suggesting that they are competitive even in their losses, and a bounce-back effort is anticipated against an Arizona team that has struggled to maintain consistency.

Historically, the Coyotes have had the upper hand in head-to-head matchups, but the Red Wings’ current urgency and playoff positioning indicate a shift in momentum. The Coyotes’ recent home advantage does not overshadow the Red Wings’ overall superior performance this season. Additionally, Detroit’s recent games against high-caliber opponents suggest that they are battle-tested and ready to take on the challenge. With the Red Wings’ playoff aspirations on the line and the Coyotes’ tendency to falter against stronger teams, betting on the Detroit Red Wings’ moneyline is a calculated choice backed by both seasonal trends and the pressing need for a victory.

The Pick: Detroit Red Wings -125 (BetMGM)

Detroit Red Wings vs. Arizona Coyotes Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Detroit Red Wings

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Shayne Gostisbehere Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -175 +135 2.1 2.31
Shayne Gostisbehere Points 0.5 7/10 +120 -150 0.8 0.85
Patrick Kane Points 0.5 8/10 -210 +160 1.2 1.20

Arizona Coyotes

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Matias Maccelli Points 0.5 7/10 -145 +114 1.0 1.03