Tampa Bay Lightning at Anaheim Ducks 1-17-2017 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 1/16/2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at +118 and the Ducks at -147. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 44 games. They have an overall record of 20-20-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-12-2. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 123 goals and given up 132 goals for a point differential of -9. The Lightning have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-24 and an over/under record of 22-17-5. Anaheim shows up with a record of 24-13-9 including 14-5-3 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 123 goals and surrendered 116 for a goal differential of +7. The Ducks have a record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-22 while their over/under record sits at 14-19-13.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 17 goals this season with 117 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 7 goals on 85 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 10 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 688 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 623 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Corey Perry has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 8 goals this season with 126 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Cam Fowler has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 9 goals on 104 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. John Gibson has 17 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 971 shots against him and has given up 78 goals. He has made 893 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have 44 total points this season. They have scored 123 goals while giving up 132 goals. They have had 161 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Lightning have allowed 149 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.35% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Ducks have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 31 power play goals on 145 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 162 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 123 goals scored while they've given up 116 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 2,408 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,340 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 1,818 attempts while they've given up 1,802 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. They have 1,307 face off wins compared to 1,362 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49%. On defense Tampa Bay has 944 hits and they've blocked 538 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 2,504 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,550 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 1,894 shots while they've given up 1,915 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 48.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 54.9% as they've compiled 1,525 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,253 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 635 shot attempts and they have 1,206 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 18-24 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 22-17-5 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 22-22 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 14-19-13 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/29/16 C Brayden Point Upper Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip expected to miss 4 weeks
01/08/17 RW J.T. Brown Head out indefinitely
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/29/16 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal out 4-6 weeks
11/17/16 LW Nicolas Kerdiles Concussion out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
10/12/16 C Nate Thompson Achilles out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -147
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