Anaheim Ducks at Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Picks & Parlay 12/1/2017
Friday, December 1, 2017
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The Anaheim Ducks head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, December 1, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Ducks at +201 and the Blue Jackets at -225.
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Anaheim has a record of 11-10-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-3-2. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 68 goals and surrendered 75 goals for a point differential of -7. For the year they have an ATS mark of 11-14-0 and an over/under record of 9-15-0. Columbus has a record of 16-8-1, including 9-4-0 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 72 goals and have given up 60 for a goal differential of +12. Their record against the spread is 16-9-0 while their over/under mark is 10-15-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 11-14-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 9-15-0 against the over/under this season
Important Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 16-9-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 10-15-0 against the over/under this season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
11/30/17 D Brandon Montour Elbow is "?" Friday vs Columbus
11/30/17 C Rickard Rakell Upper Body is "?" Friday vs Columbus
11/14/17 RW Jared Boll Undisclosed IR (11/07)
11/09/17 RW Ondrej Kase Concussion IR (11/07)
10/31/17 C Ryan Getzlaf Facial IR (10/29)
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body IR (10/14)
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip IR (10/03)
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/30/17 D Ryan Murray Upper Body is "?" Friday vs Anaheim
11/06/17 LW Matt Calvert Upper Body IR (11/04)
John Gibson has 8 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Ducks. He has 685 shots against him and he's surrendered 54 goals. He's made 631 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Corey Perry has scored 17 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 4 goals this season with 53 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 18.3 minutes played per contest. Rickard Rakell averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 8 goals on 67 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 18 points on the year.
Seth Jones has 12 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 3 goals this year with 74 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 24.2 minutes played per contest. Sergei Bobrovsky has 14 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has 601 shots against him and he's given up 39 goals. He's made 562 saves for a save percentage of 94%. Zach Werenski averages 22.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 7 goals on 65 attempts. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 14 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have given up 102 power play opportunities and surrendered 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this season. That is 9th in the league. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.14% for the year. They allow 37 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 6th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Ducks are 18th overall with 26 total points this year. They are 22nd in the league with 68 goals and 13th in goals allowed with 75. They've had 76 power play chances and scored 14 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 19th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Blue Jackets are 15th with a total of 72 goals scored while they are 29th with 60 goals surrendered this season. They average 35 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.23%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 4th in the league. The Blue Jackets have a total of 33 points this season, which is 4th in the NHL. They have had 6 power play goals on 68 chances for a percentage of 9%. That is 31st overall. They've given up 62 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 6th when short-handed.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 45.4% as they've tried 1,396 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,676 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 31st in Corsi percentage. They are 31st in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 45.5% as they have 1,064 shots while they've given up 1,277 attempts on defense. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 45.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.7% for the year. That puts them 29th and 1st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 806 face-off wins as opposed to 758 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That is 6th overall in the NHL. On defense Anaheim has 634 hits and they've blocked 399 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 2nd in the league.
The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the year. That ranks them 12th and 20th respectively in the NHL. They have 676 face-off wins as opposed to 788 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.2%. That is 29th in the league. On defense Columbus has 538 hits and they've blocked 373 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 9th in blocked shots. Columbus is ranked 6th in Corsi percentage with 52.1% as they've tried 1,513 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,392 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 2nd in the NHL at 53.5%, as they have 1,171 shots while they've given up 1,019 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Anaheim +201 and over 5.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Anaheim +201 and over 5.5 total goals
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