Vancouver Canucks at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 11/9/2017
Thursday, November 9, 2017
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The Vancouver Canucks head to Honda Center to take on the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canucks at +136 and the Ducks at -150.
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Vancouver has a record of 8-5-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-1-0. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 42 goals and surrendered 37 goals for a point differential of +5. For the year they have an ATS mark of 7-7-0 and an over/under record of 6-8-0. Anaheim has a record of 6-6-3 including 3-4-2 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 43 goals and have given up 47 for a goal differential of -4. Their record against the spread is 6-8-0 while their over/under mark is 6-8-0.
Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 7-7-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 6-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 6-8-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 6-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
11/07/17 GO Anders Nilsson Personal is "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim11/07/17 C Markus Granlund Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim10/23/17 D Troy Stecher Leg IR (10/22)10/17/17 LW Loui Eriksson Knee IR (10/14)10/14/17 D Alexander Edler Lower Body IR (10/12)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
11/07/17 RW Ondrej Kase Upper Body left last game, is "?" Thursday vs. Vancouver10/31/17 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)
Bo Horvat has scored 13 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 6 goals this season with 39 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Brock Boeser averages 15.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 5 goals on 34 attempts. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 14 points on the year. Jacob Markstrom has 5 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Canucks. He has 338 shots against him and he's surrendered 28 goals. He's made 310 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Corey Perry has 8 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 3 goals this year with 30 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 5 assists on the year and averages 18.1 minutes played per contest. Andrew Cogliano averages 16.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 34 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the year. John Gibson has 5 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has 409 shots against him and he's given up 35 goals. He's made 374 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have 18 total points this year, which is 12th in the NHL. They've scored 42 goals while giving up 37 scores, which has them ranked 23rd and 28th respectively. They have had 61 power play chances and scored 10 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 24th in the league. The Canucks have given up 54 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 21st when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.40% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks are 23rd in the league with a total of 15 points this season. They have 5 power play goals on 47 chances for a percentage of 11%. That is 30th in the NHL. They've given up 67 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking 5th overall. As a team, the Ducks are 19th with a total of 43 goals scored while they've given up 47 goals this season, ranking 10th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.35%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 9th overall in the NHL.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've tried 762 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 729 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 15th in Corsi percentage. They are 17th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.1% as they have 582 shots while they've given up 579 attempts on defense. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the year. That puts them 15th and 20th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 454 face-off wins as opposed to 423 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That is 11th overall in the NHL. On defense Vancouver has 233 hits and they've blocked 150 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 31st in the league.
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 17th and 12th respectively in the NHL. They have 449 face-off wins as opposed to 415 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 343 hits and they've blocked 220 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 9th in blocked shots. Anaheim is ranked 26th in Corsi percentage with 46.8% as they've tried 797 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 905 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 27th in the NHL at 46.8%, as they have 603 shots while they've given up 685 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Canucks/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver +136
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver +136
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