Hockey betting fans flock to the Red Wings each spring as they know that they always have a shot to get the cash with Detroit during the online hockey betting post season.
The Phoenix Coyotes will host the Detroit Red Wings in game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinals series with a starting time Monday night of 10:30 PM ET and a telecast on Versus. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this matchup so be sure to have your account open and ready for action today!
Detroit beat the hockey betting odds in the first two games of this series against Phoenix as they scored a win of 4-2 in game one and 4-3 in game two as big home favorites each time with both games going over the total.
The Red Wings were 26-11-2-2 on the road this season and were the second highest scoring team in the NHL for 2010-11. Left winger Henrik Zetterberg was the top scorer for Detroit with 24 goals and 56 assists. The big question mark for Detroit is in goal as the Red Wings ranked an alarming 26th in the NHL for goals against.
Jimmy Howard was steady in his first two-playoff games with a 2.50 goals against average, which was much better than the 2.79 goals against average that he posted in the regular season.
Phoenix was 21-13-4-3 at home this year with the hockey betting line and faces the prospect of playing their final season in the desert as their ownership problems of the past several years may finally come to a head this summer.
The Coyotes should be called the worker bees, as they have no one key star player that stands out and instead play a solid brand of team hockey that has put them in the playoffs the past 2 years.
Detroit has won 7 of their last 10 matchups with Phoenix with 6 of the last 8 matchups between the two teams going over the total.
The Red Wings have been especially tough on the Coyotes in Phoenix with 12 payouts in their last 16 visits. Just 3 of the last 15 games between these two teams in Arizona have gone under the hockey betting total.