NHL: Stars vs Coyotes Prediction, Odds, and Picks (Mar 31)
- Dallas Stars sit second in the Central Division standings
- Arizona Coyotes have lost their previous five
Action in the Western Conference on Friday will see the Coyotes take on the Dallas Stars. The visitors will be the clear favorites to pick up a win in the betting.
No side is yet to clinch their playoff spot in the Western Conference, but the Dallas Stars could take a step toward achieving that feat on Friday. The Stars have won six of their last ten, and they will be widely expected to claim victory against a Coyotes side that has lost their previous five.
How To Watch
- When: Friday, March 31, 2023, at 10:30 p.m ET
- Where: ASU Multi-Purpose Arena, Arizona
- How To Watch: NHL TV
It could be a pivotal weekend in terms of teams securing their playoff spots in the Western Conference. The Dallas Stars will be among the teams looking to take a step closer to achieving their berth in the postseason. They currently sit fifth in the Western standings, as they have averaged .635 this term.
The Stars come into this game after winning six of their previous ten, which includes a victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in their latest outing. That was their 22nd win on the road this term, meaning that only three other sides in the West have won more regularly on their travels this term.
The Arizona Coyotes are already out of the hunt for a playoff finish this term. They come into this game sitting 13th in the Western Conference standings, and they have landed just two wins over their previous ten games. The Coyotes also come into this home game after losing each of their last five.
Their latest loss was suffered in dramatic fashion, as they were edged out by a 5-4 scoreline against the Edmonton Oilers. It was the third time in four games that they had lost by a one-goal margin.
It appears hard to make a case for the Coyotes, who look to be counting down the games until the end of the regular season. Therefore, we will be siding with the Stars to land a 23rd win on the road this term.