Arizona Coyotes at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 10/5/2017
Thursday, October 5, 2017
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The Arizona Coyotes travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Coyotes at +255 and the Ducks at -109.
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Arizona had a record of 30-42-10 last season and on the road they had a record of 12-24-5. They finished 6th in the Pacific Division. They scored 197 goals and gave up 260 goals for a point differential of -63. For the season they had an ATS record of 30-52-0 and an over/under record of 30-44-0. Anaheim finished with a record of 46-23-13 including 29-8-4 at home last season. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They scored 223 goals and surrendered 200 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread was 56-43-0 while their over/under record was 37-40-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes were 30-52-0 straight up last year
The Arizona Coyotes were 30-44-0 against the over/under last season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks were 56-43-0 straight up last year
The Anaheim Ducks were 37-40-0 against the over/under last season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
10/02/17 GO Antti Raanta Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim
10/02/17 D Oliver Ekman-Larsson Knee "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim
10/01/17 D Jakob Chychrun Knee out indefinitely
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/02/17 C Ryan Getzlaf Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Arizona
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip out indefinitely
10/02/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body probable Thursday vs. Arizona
10/01/17 D Hampus Lindholm Shoulder out indefinitely
10/01/17 D Sami Vatanen Rest out indefinitely
Antti Raanta had 16 wins and 8 losses last season in net for the Coyotes. He had 782 shots against him and he gave up 61 goals. He made 721 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Max Domi accumulated 38 total points last season for the Coyotes. He had 9 goals last year with 107 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He had a total of 29 assists on the season and averaged 17 minutes played per game. Oliver Ekman-Larsson averaged 24.6 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 145 shots. He had 27 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season.
Ryan Getzlaf scored 70 total points last year for the Ducks. He had 15 goals last season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 55 assists on the season and averaged 21.1 minutes played per game. John Gibson had 25 wins and 16 losses last year in goal for the Ducks. He had 1,437 shots against him and he surrendered 109 goals. He made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Corey Perry averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 19 goals on 214 shots. He had 34 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes allowed 260 power play opportunities and gave up 59 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77% last year. That was 27th in the NHL. They averaged 28 shots per game and as a team shot 8.64% for the season. They allowed 34 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%, which was ranked 18th in the league. The Coyotes had 70 total points last season, ranking 27th in the NHL in offense. They were 27th in the league with 197 goals while giving up 260 goals, which was 3rd overall. They had 235 power play opportunities and scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. That was 26th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks were 17th with 223 goals scored while they were 27th in the NHL with 200 goals allowed last year. They averaged 30 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. They gave up 30 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 3rd place in the league. The Ducks had a total of 105 points last year, which was 6th in the NHL. They had 47 power play goals on 251 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranked their power play unit 17th. They allowed 281 power play opportunities and gave up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, which was 4th overall.
The Coyotes were 30th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 45.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage was at 54.6% for the season, which was 1st in the NHL. They had 2,412 face-off wins compared to 2,613 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48%. That was 22nd in the league. On defense Arizona had 2,098 hits and they blocked 1,215 shots from the opposition, which was 10th in the league. Arizona was 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 44.9% as they attempted 4,282 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 5,249 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 44.4% ranked 30th as they had 3,225 attempts while they gave up 4,034 shots on the defensive end.
The Ducks started possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 52.1% for the year. That ranked them 28th and 3rd respectively in the NHL. They had 2,687 face-off wins as opposed to 2,226 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 54.7%. That was 1st in the league. On defense Anaheim had 2,146 hits and they blocked 1,148 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 16th in blocked shots. Anaheim was ranked 11th in Corsi percentage with 49.6% as they tried 4,579 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,657 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 14th in the NHL at 49.6%, as they had 3,457 shots while they gave up 3,509 attempts on defense.
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