Blues vs Coyotes Prediction - NHL Picks 11/22/23

Arizona Coyotes (8-8-2) vs St. Louis Blues (9-7-1)

Game Info: Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at 9:00 pm (Mullett Arena)

Betting Odds: Arizona Coyotes -126 / St. Louis Blues +105 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: ESPN+ Stream live sports and exclusive originals on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The St. Louis Blues will play the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night at Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona. St. Louis has lost two of their last three games, while Arizona has dropped three of their last four.

Blues Preview

The St. Louis Blues are 9-7-1 this year after they defeated the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 3-1 in their last game. St. Louis scored the first three goals in this game and they coasted to the win. The Blues out shot Anaheim by a total of 32-31 and went 1-6 on the power play in the win. St. Louis had lost their previous two games against the Kings and Sharks. The Blues are scoring 2.71 goals per game and they are allowing 2.71 goals against per game, while going 7.7% on the power play and 76.7% on the penalty kill. Robert Thomas has led the Blues with six goals, 11 assists, and 40 shots on goal. The projected starting goalie for St. Louis is Jordan Binnington, who is 5-5-1 this season with a 2.47 goals against average and a .922 save percentage. 

Coyotes Preview

The Arizona Coyotes are 8-8-2 this season after they lost to the LA Kings by a score of 4-1 in their last game. Arizona trailed 3-0 in the second period, but they were able to score late in the second to avoid the shutout. The Coyotes out shot LA by a total of 31-25 and went 0-6 on the power play in the game. Arizona has not won back to back games in their last 13 games, but they have done a good job of not stringing many losses together either. Arizona is scoring 3.11 goals per game and they are allowing 3.17 goals against per game, while going 26.9% on the power play and 78.5% on the penalty kill. Clayton Keller has led the Coyotes this season with seven goals, 10 assists, and 57 shots on goal. The projected starting goalie for Arizona is Karel Vejmelka, who is 2-6-2 this year with a 3.18 goals against average and a .901 save percentage. 

Arizona Coyotes Team Facts

  • The Coyotes have won each of their last eight games as home favorites.
  • The Coyotes have covered the puck line in 16 of their last 17 games against the Blues following a loss.
  • The Coyotes have won the third period in seven of their last eight games against the Blues following a loss.
  • The 'Over 1.5 Goals Period 1' market has hit in each of the Coyotes' last six games against Western Conference opponents.

St. Louis Blues Team Facts

  • The Blues have won three of their last four games as underdogs.
  • The Blues have covered the puck line in four of their last five night games following a road win.
  • The 'Over 2.5 Goals Period 1' market has hit in three of the Blues' last four games as underdogs.
  • The Blues have won the second period in four of their last five night games against the Coyotes following a road win.

Arizona Coyotes Player Prop Facts

  • Nick Schmaltz has scored at least one goal in four of the Coyotes' last five games against the Blues.
  • Matias Maccelli has recorded a point in each of the Coyotes' last eight home games.
  • Nick Bjugstad has recorded an assist in each of the Coyotes' last six home games.
  • Nick Schmaltz has recorded two assists against the Blues this season - equal-most against any opponent.

St. Louis Blues Player Prop Facts

  • Robert Thomas has scored a goal in three of the Blues' last four games as underdogs against Central Division opponents.
  • Robert Thomas has recorded at least one point in each of the Blues' last five games against Central Division opponents.
  • Justin Faulk has recorded at least one assist in four of the Blues' last five games as underdogs.
  • Jakub Vrana has recorded two hits against the Coyotes this season - most against any opponent.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Arizona Coyotes ranks T1st in the league in short handed goals allowed this season (1).
  • The Arizona Coyotes ranks 30th in the league for shots per game this season (27.8).
  • The St. Louis Blues ranks T7th in the league for goals against per game this season (2.71).
  • The St. Louis Blues ranks 32nd in the league in penalty minutes this season (105).

Blues vs Coyotes Prediction Breakdown 

Arizona comes into this game on a two game losing streak, but they will be at home for this game, where they are 4-3 on the season. The Blues snapped their two game losing streak against the Ducks in their last game, but they have only scored five goals in their last three games. St. Louis has had issues scoring goals for most of the season and their power play is under 10% right now. Take the Coyotes at home here. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

NBA, MLB, NHL Best Bets for Today Picks & Predictions Monday 4/22/24 | 7 Picks in 5 Minutes

18+ Has gambling become a problem for you? Call the National Problem Gambling Hotline.
1-800-522-4700 | ncpgambling.org

Credit Guaranteed Packages

Packages with Credit Guarantees automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a credit guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.

Dismiss