Minnesota faces Arizona, seeks 4th straight win
Arizona Coyotes (5-15-2, eighth in the Central) vs. Minnesota Wild (14-6-1, first in the Central)
St. Paul, Minnesota; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wild -362, Coyotes +282; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota comes into a matchup against Arizona as winners of three games in a row.
The Wild are 4-2-0 against division opponents. Minnesota is fourth in the league averaging 3.6 goals per game, led by Ryan Hartman with 12.
The Coyotes are 2-5-0 against the rest of their division. Arizona serves 12.7 penalty minutes per game, the most in the league. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 36 total minutes.
In their last matchup on Nov. 10, Minnesota won 5-2. Kevin Fiala recorded a team-high 3 points for the Wild.
TOP PERFORMERS: Hartman leads the Wild with 12 goals and has 16 points. Kirill Kaprizov has four goals over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
Shayne Gostisbehere has 15 total points while scoring three goals and totaling 12 assists for the Coyotes. Clayton Keller has two goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 6-3-1, averaging four goals, 7.1 assists, four penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
Coyotes: 4-5-1, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.6 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a .927 save percentage.
INJURIES: Wild: Jared Spurgeon: out (lower body), Mats Zuccarello: day to day (hand).
Coyotes: Christian Fischer: out (undisclosed), Jay Beagle: day to day (lower body), Nick Schmaltz: day to day (upper body).