|Game||Arizona Coyotes vs Chicago Blackhawks|
|Date & Time||Thursday December 12, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)|
Gila River Arena
ARI -144 O/U 5.5
NSCH, FSAZ, FAZ+
Chicago has returned to their losing ways on the year. The Blackhawks have ended up with a record that has them sitting at 12-13-6 on the year so far, but still that record is only good enough for last place in the Central Division. The good news for the Chicago club is they are only12 points out of first place.
Patrick Kane is the main threat on the offensive side of the puck for the Blackhawks. Kane has 14 goals, 22 assist and leads the Blackhawks with 36 points overall. When it comes to the defense the Blackhawks have relied on Corey Crawford with 6 wins on the year. Crawford has a 3.02 goals against average and a 90.9% of the shots faced are saves.
Arizona is coming into the game here still tied with the Oilers for first place in the Pacific with 40 points total. The Coyotes have ended up with an 18-11-4 record on the year, which is the exact same record as Edmonton. The Coyotes did end up losing their last game to the Flames by a score of 5-2.
Conor Garland is the leading goal scorer for the Coyotes with 12 goals. Nick Schmaltz has ended up with 17 assist and 22 points overall. The Coyotes have relied on Darcy Kuemper with 13 wins, but has a 1.96 goals against average and has saved 93.5% of the shots.
Recent Betting Trends
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 12 games.
- Chicago are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games at home.
- Arizona are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Chicago.
The Blackhawks have not looked good again this year. The Blackhawks are coming in with 2 straight losses, but also have not been impressive in the games they have played in recently. Look for that to continue in this game as the Coyotes are able to play great defense and shut down the Blackhawks offense. Final Score Prediction, Arizona Coyotes win 4-2.