Nashville Predators at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 11/3/2017
Friday, November 3, 2017
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The Nashville Predators travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Friday, November 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -112 and the Ducks at -108.
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Nashville has a record of 5-5-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-4-1. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 28 goals and given up 35 goals for a point differential of -7. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-7-0 and an over/under record of 4-8-0. Anaheim has a record of 6-5-1 including 3-3-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 36 goals and surrendered 36 for a goal differential of 0. Their record against the spread is 6-6-0 while their over/under record is 5-7-0.
Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 5-7-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 4-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 6-6-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 5-7-0 against the over/under this season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
10/20/17 C Nick Bonino Undisclosed IR (10/20)
10/02/17 D Ryan Ellis Knee IR (10/03)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/31/17 C Ryan Getzlaf Facial IR (10/31)
10/27/17 D Cam Fowler Knee IR (10/27)
10/27/17 D Kevin Bieksa Hand IR (10/27)
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Illness IR (10/22)
10/12/17 RW Ondrej Kase Head IR (10/10)
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip IR (10/03)
Pekka Rinne has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 275 shots against him and he's given up 19 goals. He's made 256 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Roman Josi has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Predators. He has 3 goals this year with 39 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 25.4 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 8 goals on 32 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the season.
Corey Perry has scored 7 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 2 goals this season with 22 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 18.5 minutes played per game. John Gibson has 5 wins and 4 losses this year in goal for the Ducks. He has 347 shots against him and he's surrendered 28 goals. He's made 319 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Andrew Cogliano averages 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 3 goals on 23 shots. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have allowed 61 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this year. That is 12th in the NHL. They average 29 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.05% for the season. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is ranked 20th in the league. The Predators has 12 total points this season, ranking 21st in the NHL in offense. They are 30th in the league with 28 goals while they've given up 35 goals, which is 16th overall. They have had 53 power play opportunities and scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 7th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks are 16th with 36 goals scored while they are 13th in the NHL with 36 goals allowed this year. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.00%. They give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 13th place in the league. The Ducks have a total of 13 points this year, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 4 power play goals on 37 opportunities for a percentage of 11%. That ranks their power play unit 30th. They've allowed 53 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, which is 6th overall.
Nashville is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.9%, as they've attempted 664 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 640 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.2% as they have 498 attempts while they have given up 475 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 9th in the league. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 49.5% of the time, which is 21st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the season. That is 8th overall in the NHL. They have 393 face-off wins compared to 349 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53%. That ranks them 2nd in the league. On defense Nashville has 283 hits and they have blocked 165 shots from the opposition, putting them 19th overall.
The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the year. That ranks them 19th and 10th respectively in the NHL. They have 386 face-off wins as opposed to 355 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.1%. That is 5th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 280 hits and they've blocked 190 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 7th in blocked shots. Anaheim is ranked 27th in Corsi percentage with 46.6% as they've tried 667 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 765 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 27th in the NHL at 47.2%, as they have 513 shots while they've given up 575 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Predators/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -108
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -108
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