Coyotes vs. Red Wings Odds
The Red Wings are the No. 3 seed in the West with 104 points while Phoenix comes in the playoffs as the No. 6 seed with 99 points.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com Detroit has odds of -200 to win the series while Phoenix has odds of +160.
Detroit went 47-25-10 this season to win the Central Division. The Wings scored 261 goals on the season but gave up 241, which is the most of any playoff team in the West. Detroit was 21-14-6 at home and 26-11-4 on the road. Detroit won just 4 of its last 10 games entering the playoffs.
Phoenix went 43-26-13 on the season and finished tied for second in the Pacific Division. The Coyotes scored 231 goals and allowed 226. Phoenix was 21-13-7 at home and 22-13-6 on the road. Phoenix won 5 of its last 10 games to end the season.
These two teams faced off four times this year and split the season series. Phoenix scored 12 goals in those four games while Detroit posted 11. Detroit had the shots advantage in 3 of the 4 games.
Trends show that Phoenix has won just 12 of their last 48 games with Detroit and 4-9 in their last 13 games at Detroit. The Red Wings are 10-3 in their last 13 conference quarterfinal games.
In terms of injuries, Phoenix comes in injury free while Detroit wing Henrik Zetterberg is out for at least the first game with a knee injury while backup goalie Chris Osgood is out for the series with a hernia.
2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Odds – Red Wings vs. Coyotes
Detroit Red Wings -200
Phoenix Coyotes +160
Red Wings vs. Coyotes Series Schedule
Wednesday, April 13 at Detroit, 7:00 p.m. CBC (HD), VERSUS
Saturday, April 16 at Detroit, 1:00 p.m. NBC (HD), CBC (HD)
Monday, April 18 at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. CBC (HD), VERSUS
Wednesday, April 20 at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. CBC (HD), VERSUS
*Friday, April 22 at Detroit, 7:00 p.m. CBC (HD), VERSUS
*Sunday, April 24 at Phoenix, TBD CBC (HD)
*Wednesday, April 27 at Detroit, TBD CBC (HD)