Anaheim Ducks at St. Louis Blues NHL Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at +193 and the Blues at -215.
Anaheim has a record of 10-10-4 this season and on the road they have a record of 4-3-2. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 65 goals and given up 73 goals for a point differential of -8. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-14-0 and an over/under record of 9-14-0. St. Louis is 17-6-1 including 9-3-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 84 goals and surrendered 63 for a goal differential of +21. Their record against the spread is 17-7-0 while their over/under record is 13-11-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 10-14-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 9-14-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 17-7-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 13-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
11/27/17 C Rickard Rakell Upper Body is "?" Wednesday vs St. Louis
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 St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/28/17 Patrik Berglund Shoulder is "?" Wednesday vs. Anaheim
11/27/17 LW Magnus Paajarvi Foot is "?" Wednesday vs Anaheim
10/07/17 LW Zachary Sanford Shoulder IR (10/01)
09/27/17 C Robby Fabbri ACL IR (10/01)
Corey Perry has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 4 goals this year with 52 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 18.2 minutes played per game. Rickard Rakell averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 8 goals on 67 shots. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 18 points on the season. John Gibson has 7 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has 646 shots against him and he's given up 52 goals. He's made 594 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has scored 28 total points this year for the Blues. He has 12 goals this season with 108 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 19.8 minutes played per game. Brayden Schenn averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 10 goals on 67 shots. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Jake Allen has 13 wins and 5 losses this year in goal for the Blues. He has 552 shots against him and he's surrendered 51 goals. He's made 501 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have 24 total points this season, which ranks them 21st in the NHL. They are 25th in the league in goals scored with 65 while they've given up 73 goals, ranking them 14th overall. They have had 70 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the NHL. The Ducks have allowed 98 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, putting them 11th in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.12% for the season. They allow 37 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 5th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues are 1st in the NHL with a total of 35 points this year. They have 15 power play goals on 83 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks them 20th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 73 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. That is 25th in the NHL. As a team, the Blues are 4th in the league with 84 goals scored while they've given up 63 goals, which is 26th overall. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.32%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 9th in the NHL.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 45.7% as they've tried 1,350 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,605 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 29th in Corsi percentage. They are 30th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 45.6% as they have 1,030 shots while they've given up 1,227 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 774 face-off wins as opposed to 727 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.6%. That is 6th overall in the NHL. On defense Anaheim has 619 hits and they've blocked 378 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 3rd in the league.
The Blues are 18th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season, which is 18th in the NHL. They have 712 face-off wins compared to 756 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.5%. That is 25th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 561 hits and they have blocked 347 shots from the opposition, which is 15th in the league. St. Louis is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.2% as they've attempted 1,449 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,327 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.2% ranks 7th as they have 1,113 attempts while they have given up 980 shots on the defensive end.
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