Coyotes record NHL’s largest betting upset in 16 years

February 2, 2022

Sports bettors searching for a straight-up moonshot payout found it Tuesday night in the NHL. Just who rewarded bettors with the desired upset cash?

The Coyotes!

Yes, the worst team in the NHL, the Arizona Coyotes.

The Coyotes posted a 3-2 shootout victory over the Avalanche and pulled off one of the biggest upsets to win in terms of betting odds in 16 years, according to The Action Network. The Avalanche were -550 favorites on the moneyline at SI Sportsbook, with the comeback on the Coyotes returning profits at +450 odds as underdogs.

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