Vancouver Canucks at Anaheim Ducks 11/9/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 11/8/2014
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 8:00 PM ET
Honda Center in Anaheim
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On Sunday night, the Vancouver Canucks will be going on the road to take on the Anaheim Ducks, who have lost two games in a row.
The Ducks were able to dominate the Canucks in their regular season series last year, winning all five of the games. They won one of those games 9-1, and they finished the series beating them by a combined score of 24-6.
Canucks center Henrik Sedin has played well against the Ducks in his career, accumulating 39 points in 51 games against them. Left wing Daniel Sedin has 41 points in 50 games against Anaheim, while goaltender Ryan Miller is 3-3-0 against them with one shutout and a .923 save percentage.
The Ducks have now lost two straight overtime games after losing 3-2 to the Arizona Coyotes in the shootout on Friday. They lost that game despite being able to outshoot the Coyotes 39-25 on the night and keeping them scoreless on their three power play chances.
Right wing Corey Perry has been the Ducks' best offensive player this season by scoring 11 goals and assisting on four others, while center Ryan Getzlaf has four goals, 11 assists and a plus/minus of +3 through 14 games. Goaltender Frederik Andersen has had a great start to the season by going 7-1-1 with a 1.63 GAA and a .939 save percentage in nine games.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
Vancouver Canucks are 10-4-0 Against the Spread
Vancouver Canucks are 7-5-0 against the Over/Under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
Anaheim Ducks are 10-5-0 Against the Spread
Anaheim Ducks are 3-12-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/08/14 RW Brad Richardson Illness "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles
11/08/14 RW Radim Vrbata Leg "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles
11/08/14 RW Zach Kassian Lower Body out indefinitely
11/03/14 LW Tom Sestito Leg out indefinitely
10/20/14 D Ryan Stanton Groin out indefinitely
11/08/14 D Cam Fowler Leg "?" Sunday vs. Vancouver
11/08/14 RW Corey Perry Flu "?" Sunday vs. Vancouver
11/08/14 D Francois Beauchemin Flu "?" Sunday vs. Vancouver
11/04/14 GO John Gibson Groin expected to miss 6 weeks
11/01/14 D Shea Theodore Elbow out indefinitely
10/31/14 D Mark Fistric Back out indefinitely
10/27/14 D Ben Lovejoy Finger expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/08/14 RW Kyle Palmieri Ankle out indefinitely
10/04/14 D Sheldon Souray Wrist out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim
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