Tampa Bay Lightning at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, November 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -163 and the Ducks at +138.
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Tampa Bay has a record of 13-2-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 6-1-1. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 69 goals and given up 45 goals for a point differential of +24. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-4-0 and an over/under record of 11-6-0. Anaheim has a record of 7-6-3 including 4-4-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 47 goals and surrendered 48 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 7-9-0 while their over/under record is 7-9-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 13-4-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 11-6-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 7-9-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 7-9-0 against the over/under this season
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/09/17 GO Andrei Vasilevskiy None will not start in goal Thursday vs. Los Angeles
10/26/17 C Cedric Paquette Upper Body is out indefinitely
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
11/11/17 GO John Gibson Head is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/11/17 GO Ryan Miller Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
11/09/17 RW Ondrej Kase Upper Body IR. (11/09)
10/31/17 C Ryan Getzlaf Facial IR (10/29)
10/27/17 D Cam Fowler Lower Body IR (10/20)
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body IR (10/14)
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip IR (10/03)
Andrei Vasilevskiy has 12 wins and 1 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has 470 shots against him and he's given up 34 goals. He's made 436 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 16 goals this year with 67 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20.4 minutes played per game. Brayden Point averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 7 goals on 40 shots. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 17 points on the season.
Corey Perry has scored 10 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 3 goals this season with 32 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. John Gibson has 5 wins and 5 losses this year in goal for the Ducks. He has 409 shots against him and he's surrendered 35 goals. He's made 374 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Andrew Cogliano averages 16.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 3 goals on 37 shots. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning have allowed 62 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this year. That is 8th in the NHL. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 12.64% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is ranked 4th in the league. The Lightning has 28 total points this season, ranking 1st in the NHL in offense. They are 1st in the league with 69 goals while they've given up 45 goals, which is 20th overall. They have had 68 power play opportunities and scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 28%. That is 2nd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks are 17th with 47 goals scored while they are 14th in the NHL with 48 goals allowed this year. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.49%. They give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 7th place in the league. The Ducks have a total of 17 points this year, which is 19th in the NHL. They have 8 power play goals on 53 opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That ranks their power play unit 26th. They've allowed 72 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, which is 5th overall.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've tried 1,020 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 980 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 12th in Corsi percentage. They are 11th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51% as they have 784 shots while they've given up 754 attempts on defense. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the year. That puts them 13th and 21st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 514 face-off wins as opposed to 554 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That is 27th overall in the NHL. On defense Tampa Bay has 325 hits and they've blocked 226 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 20th in the league.
The Ducks are 21st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season, which is 9th in the NHL. They have 511 face-off wins compared to 476 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That is 5th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 381 hits and they have blocked 244 shots from the opposition, which is 10th in the league. Anaheim is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48% as they've attempted 934 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,013 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.1% ranks 24th as they have 712 attempts while they have given up 769 shots on the defensive end.
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