Betting NHL experts believe that the Canucks have everything necessary to make a serious NHL online betting run at the Western Conference title and the Stanley Cup championship.
On Wednesday night the Phoenix Coyotes will host the Vancouver Canucks with a start time of 9:30 PM ET. Be sure and have your account open and ready at Sports Gambling for all of the action and excitement of this Western Conference matchup as side and total odds will be available.
Vancouver was 31-10-4-5 with the hockey odds and was in the hunt for the top seed in the Western Conference for the playoffs. The Canucks were a solid 14-7-3-1 on the road and were 12-12-1 on over unders in away games. Vancouver has been sluggish for most of January as they paid out in just 4 of 10 games from January 8 through January 26 with just 4 of those games going under the total.
Despite their recent woes this is a dangerous and well balanced hockey team that ranked 3rd in the NHL for both goal scoring and goals against. Number one goaltender and Canadian Olympic hero Roberto Luongo had a 2.27 goals against average while Daniel Sedin had a team best 64 points. The Canucks also ranked 3rd best in the NHL for power play efficiency and 5th best for penalty killing.
Phoenix was 10-9-3-2 with the hockey gambling odds at home with just 7 of those 24 home games going under the total.
The Coyotes have had surprising success against the Canucks in recent matchups. Phoenix has gotten the money in 4 of their last 6 games against San Jose with the series going under the total in 4 of the last 5 matchups. This is the second meeting of the season between these two teams as Phoenix scored a 3-2 upset win at Vancouver on November 21 with the game going under the total of 5.5.
Vancouver has won just 8 off their last 20 visits to Phoenix as the Coyotes have gotten the money in their last 3 home games against Vancouver. Surprisingly enough 3 of the last 4 betting NHL matchups between these teams at Phoenix have gone over the total.