Anaheim Ducks at Florida Panthers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/26/2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017
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The Anaheim Ducks head to BB&T Center to take on the Florida Panthers on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Ducks at +104 and the Panthers at -115.
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Anaheim has a record of 4-3-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-1-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 24 goals and surrendered 21 goals for a point differential of +3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 4-4-0 and an over/under record of 3-5-0. Florida has a record of 3-5-0 including 2-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 25 goals and have given up 30 for a goal differential of -5. Their record against the spread is 3-5-0 while their over/under mark is 7-1-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 4-4-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 3-5-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 7-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/24/17 D Cam Fowler Knee is out indefinitely
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Illness IR (10/22)
10/12/17 RW Ondrej Kase Head IR (10/10)
10/05/17 GO Ryan Miller Upper Body IR (10/03)
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip IR (10/03)
10/01/17 D Sami Vatanen Shoulder IR (10/03)
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
10/24/17 RW Colton Sceviour Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim
10/24/17 C Jared McCann Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim
10/23/17 GO Roberto Luongo Hand is out indefinitely
Andrew Cogliano has scored 6 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 2 goals this season with 14 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 4 assists on the year and averages 17.6 minutes played per contest. Corey Perry averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 2 goals on 15 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the year. John Gibson has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Ducks. He has 269 shots against him and he's surrendered 18 goals. He's made 251 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Nick Bjugstad has 5 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 2 goals this year with 18 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 3 assists on the year and averages 13.3 minutes played per contest. Evgeni Dadonov averages 19 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 2 goals on 17 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 7 points on the year. Roberto Luongo has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 137 shots against him and he's given up 13 goals. He's made 124 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have 9 total points this year, which is 18th in the NHL. They've scored 24 goals while giving up 21 scores, which has them ranked 20th and 27th respectively. They have had 28 power play chances and scored 2 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 7%. That is 30th in the league. The Ducks have given up 41 power play opportunities and surrendered 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking them 6th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.56% for the year. They allow 36 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 93%, which is 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers are 26th in the league with a total of 6 points this season. They have 6 power play goals on 34 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 13th in the NHL. They've given up 33 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 70%, ranking 31st overall. As a team, the Panthers are 18th with a total of 25 goals scored while they've given up 30 goals this season, ranking 8th in goals against. They average 36 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.62%. As a unit they give up 37 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 23rd overall in the NHL.
Anaheim is 29th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.4%, as they've attempted 463 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 534 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.4% as they have 359 attempts while they have given up 398 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 27th in the league. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time, which is 14th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season. That is 15th overall in the NHL. They have 270 face-off wins compared to 239 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53%. That ranks them 3rd in the league. On defense Anaheim has 177 hits and they have blocked 136 shots from the opposition, putting them 6th overall.
The Panthers are 28th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.7% for the season, which is 4th in the NHL. They have 285 face-off wins compared to 257 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 6th in the league. On defense Florida has 166 hits and they have blocked 125 shots from the opposition, which is 17th in the league. Florida is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.2% as they've attempted 485 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 500 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.1% ranks 13th as they have 377 attempts while they have given up 375 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Panthers NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim +104
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim +104
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