Chicago Blackhawks at Arizona Coyotes 3/18/23 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/17/2023 at 12:40 PM ET

Chicago Blackhawks at Arizona Coyotes 3/18/23 - NHL Picks & Predictions

The Chicago Blackhawks invade Mullett Arena to face off against the Coyotes of Arizona on Saturday evening. The Blackhawks have a record of 24-38-6 while the Coyotes sit at 26-32-11. The Chicago has taken 2 out of the 3 head-to-head matchups this season.

The Arizona Coyotes have won 3 in a row, and now 5 out of their last 6 contests. The are coming off a 3-2 win over the Canucks on Thursday evening. Center Travis Boyd had 2 of the Coyotes' 3 goals, and he now has 14 goals on the season. Arizona has been great on their home ice this season, going 19-11-3.

The Chicago Blackhawks have won 2 in a row, but still sit 33 points back of first place Dallas in the Central Division Standings. Last time out, the Blackhawks beat the Predators 2-1. Goalie Alex Stalock shined as he had made 35 saves with a .972 save %. The Blackhawks are only 10-20-3 on the road this season.

These are two teams trending in opposite directions. The Blackhawks 0-4 in their last 4 games when playing an opponent with a losing record. They are also 12-41 in their last 53 games against Central Division opponents. On the flip side, the Coyotes are 4-1 in their last 5 games when only playing on one day's rest. They are also 5-0 in their last 5 home games. The Coyotes get past the Blackhawks as they inch closer to .500. Final Score Prediction, the Arizona Coyotes win on the Puck Line, 6-2.

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