Anaheim Ducks at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 12/5/2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to T-Mobile Arena to play the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at +132 and the Golden Knights at -146.
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Anaheim has a record of 11-11-5 this season and on the road they have a record of 5-4-3. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 72 goals and given up 82 goals for a point differential of -10. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-16-0 and an over/under record of 10-16-0. Vegas is 16-9-1 including 10-2-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 90 goals and surrendered 82 for a goal differential of +8. Their record against the spread is 15-10-0 while their over/under record is 16-7-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 11-16-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 10-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 15-10-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 16-7-0 against the over/under this season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/02/17 RW Jakob Silfverberg Upper Body is "?" Tuesday vs Vegas
12/01/17 C Rickard Rakell Upper Body IR (11/24)
12/01/17 LW Michael Liambas Undisclosed IR (11/30)
11/14/17 RW Jared Boll Undisclosed 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 Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
11/30/17 LW David Perron Upper Body IR (11/24)
11/30/17 LW William Carrier Upper Body IR (11/26)
10/31/17 GO Oscar Dansk Lower Body IR (10/30)
10/15/17 RW David Clarkson Back IR (10/03)
10/15/17 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion IR (10/03)
10/15/17 GO Marc-Andre Fleury Concussion IR (10/13)
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
Rickard Rakell has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 8 goals this year with 67 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20.3 minutes played per game. Corey Perry averages 18.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 4 goals on 58 shots. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 18 points on the season. John Gibson has 8 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has 715 shots against him and he's given up 57 goals. He's made 658 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
David Perron has scored 19 total points this year for the Golden Knights. He has 6 goals this season with 39 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. James Neal averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 12 goals on 69 shots. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Malcolm Subban has 5 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Golden Knights. He has 217 shots against him and he's surrendered 16 goals. He's made 201 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have 27 total points this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NHL. They are 26th in the league in goals scored with 72 while they've given up 82 goals, ranking them 12th overall. They have had 82 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 17th in the NHL. The Ducks have allowed 113 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, putting them 13th in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.93% for the season. They allow 36 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 6th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 11th in the NHL with a total of 33 points this year. They have 17 power play goals on 91 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranks them 16th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 82 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. That is 26th in the NHL. As a team, the Golden Knights are 5th in the league with 90 goals scored while they've given up 82 goals, which is 15th overall. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.95%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 26th in the NHL.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 45.5% as they've tried 1,492 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,785 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 1,140 shots while they've given up 1,365 attempts on defense. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 45.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.5% for the year. That puts them 29th and 1st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 868 face-off wins as opposed to 826 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That is 10th overall in the NHL. On defense Anaheim has 676 hits and they've blocked 420 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 5th in the league.
The Golden Knights are 21st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 829 face-off wins compared to 820 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Vegas has 497 hits and they have blocked 394 shots from the opposition, which is 11th in the league. Vegas is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.2% as they've attempted 1,569 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,498 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.3% ranks 11th as they have 1,164 attempts while they have given up 1,104 shots on the defensive end.
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