Penguins vs Coyotes Prediction NHL Picks 1/22/24

Arizona Coyotes (22-19-3) vs Pittsburgh Penguins (21-16-6)

Game Info: Monday, January 22, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Mullett Arena)

Betting Odds: Arizona Coyotes +139 / Pittsburgh Penguins -172 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Pittsburgh Penguins and Arizona Coyotes face off on Monday in an NHL showdown at Mullett Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Penguins vs Coyotes prediction.

Penguins Look to Bounce Back

The Penguins faced off against the Vegas Golden Knights in the last game and they weren’t good enough. The Penguins scored two goals, but it wasn’t enough and they ended up losing by a goal. The Penguins on the season are averaging 3.0 goals while their defense is giving up 2.67 goals per game. The offense is ranked 19th in the league while the defense is ranked 7th. Sidney Crosby has scored 26 goals and added 21 assists so far this season. 

Pittsburgh Penguins Player Prop Facts

  • Evgeni Malkin has scored a goal in four of the Penguins' last five games as favorites against Central Division opponents.
  • Erik Karlsson has recorded at least one point in each of the Penguins' last nine games as favorites.
  • Evgeni Malkin has recorded an assist in nine of the Penguins' last 10 games as favorites.
  • Marcus Pettersson ranks 1st in the Metropolitan Division for Plus/Minus (+19) this season.

Coyotes Coming Off a Win

The Coyotes faced off against the Nashville Predators in the last game and they were able to secure the 3-2 victory. Clayton Keller had a strong game scoring two goals. The Coyotes are averaging 2.95 goals, while their defense is giving up 2.95 goals per game. The offense is ranked 21st in the league while the defense is ranked 13th. Clayton Keller has scored 19 goals and added 22 assists so far this season. There are six different players that have had at least 26 assists so far this season. 

Arizona Coyotes Player Prop Facts

  • Clayton Keller has scored at least one goal in each of the Coyotes' last three home games.
  • Jason Zucker has recorded at least one point in eight of his last nine home appearances against Metropolitan Division opponents.
  • Jakub Voracek has recorded at least one assist in four of his last five appearances with his team as an underdog against the Penguins.
  • Michael Carcone ranks 1st in the Western Conference for shooting percentage (25.4) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Arizona Coyotes rank 30th in the league for shots per game this season (27.1).
  • The Arizona Coyotes rank 4th in the league in penalty minutes this season (533).
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins rank 30th in the league in power play percentage this season (13.57%).
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins rank 6th in the league in penalty kill percentage this season (83.21%).

Penguins vs Coyotes Betting Prediction

The Penguins are going to get the job done here. The Coyotes offense overall hasn’t been good, and they are going to really struggle in this game to defend. The Penguins defense is giving up 2.67 goals, and they are going to step up here. The Penguins might only score three goals, but that is going to be enough to get the job done here. Back the Penguins on the money line. 

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