Thursday, April 21, 2016
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Nashville leads the series 2-1. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at -105 and the Predators at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Anaheim comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 46-25-11 and on the road they had a record of 21-15-5. They finished 1st in the Pacific Division. They scored 218 goals and gave up 192 goals for a point differential of +26. The Ducks had 11 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they had an ATS record of 43-36 and an over/under record of 32-34-16. Nashville had a regular season record of 41-27-14 including 23-11-7 at home this season. They were 4th in the Central Division. They scored 228 goals and surrendered 215 for a goal differential of +13. The Predators had 14 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 39-40 while their over/under record sat at 33-33-16.
Corey Perry accumulated 62 total points this season for the Ducks. He had 34 goals this season with 215 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He had a total of 28 assists on the season and averaged 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 13 goals on 178 shots. He had 50 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Frederik Andersen had 22 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He had 1,086 shots against him and gave up 88 goals. He made 998 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Shea Weber accumulated 51 total points this season for the Predators. He had 20 goals this season with 189 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 31 assists on the season and averaged 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 33 goals on 247 shots. He had 31 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Pekka Rinne had 34 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Predators. He had 1,744 shots against him and gave up 161 goals. He made 1,583 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Ducks had 103 total points this season. They scored 215 goals while giving up 188 goals. They had 245 power play opportunities and scored 56 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Ducks allowed 290 power play opportunities and gave up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 8.66% for the season. They allowed 28 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Predators had a total of 96 points on the season. They had 51 power play goals on 259 opportunities for a percentage of 20%. They allowed 245 power play opportunities and gave up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Ducks had a total of 224 goals scored while they gave up 213 goals during the campaign. They averaged 31 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.93%. As a team they gave up 27 shots per game and had a save percentage of 91%.
Anaheim had a Corsi percentage of 51.9% as they attempted 4,737 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,383 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 52.7% as they had 3,567 attempts while they gave up 3,205 shots on the defensive end. The Ducks started possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 50.3% for the season. They had 2,497 face off wins compared to 2,310 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 51.9%. On defense Anaheim had 2,234 hits and they blocked 1,178 shots from the opposition.
Nashville attempted 4,618 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,269 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 53.3% as they had 3,468 shots while they gave up 3,037 attempts on defense. The Predators had an offensive zone percentage of 52.3% and their defensive zone percentage was 47.7% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 48.7% as they compiled 2,387 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,515 face off losses. On defense Nashville blocked 1,232 shot attempts and they had 1,886 hits as a unit.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks were 43-36 straight up this season
The Anaheim Ducks were 32-34-16 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators were 39-40 straight up this season
The Nashville Predators were 33-33-16 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
04/19/16 C Brandon Pirri Head out indefinitely
04/19/16 D Clayton Stoner Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Nashville
04/19/16 D Josh Manson Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Nashville
Nashville Predators Injuries
04/19/16 C Craig Smith Lower Body injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville
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