Vegas Golden Knights at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Parlay 12/27/2017
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
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The Vegas Golden Knights head to Honda Center to take on the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Golden Knights at +104 and the Ducks at -115.
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Vegas has a record of 23-9-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 8-7-1-1. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 119 goals and surrendered 100 goals for a point differential of +19. For the year they have an ATS mark of 23-11-0 and an over/under record of 21-11-0. Anaheim has a record of 16-13-8, including 8-7-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 101 goals and have given up 108 for a goal differential of -7. Their record against the spread is 16-21-0 while their over/under mark is 13-23-0.
Valuable Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 23-11-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 21-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 16-21-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 13-23-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
12/17/17 D Luca Sbisa Lower Body IR (12/11)
11/30/17 LW William Carrier Upper Body IR (11/26)
10/31/17 GO Oscar Dansk Lower Body IR (10/30)
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/14/17 LW Nick Ritchie Upper Body IR (12/08)
12/12/17 RW Corey Perry Leg IR (12/11)
12/01/17 LW Michael Liambas Upper Body IR (11/30)
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body IR (10/14)
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip IR (10/03)
Player SpotlightMarc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Golden Knights. He has 260 shots against him and he's surrendered 16 goals. He's made 244 stops for a save percentage of 94%. James Neal has scored 27 total points this year for the Golden Knights. He has 17 goals this season with 98 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 17.5 minutes played per contest. David Perron averages 17.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 7 goals on 50 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 27 points on the year.
Brandon Montour has 18 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 6 goals this year with 77 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 20.5 minutes played per contest. John Gibson has 11 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has 937 shots against him and he's given up 73 goals. He's made 864 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Rickard Rakell averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 10 goals on 94 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 24 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Golden Knights have given up 109 power play opportunities and surrendered 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79% this season. That is 23rd in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.85% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 19th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Golden Knights are 4th overall with 48 total points this year. They are 5th in the league with 119 goals and 23rd in goals allowed with 100. They've had 116 power play chances and scored 23 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks are 20th with a total of 101 goals scored while they are 13th with 108 goals surrendered this season. They average 29 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.33%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 3rd in the league. The Ducks have a total of 40 points this season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have had 18 power play goals on 102 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 20th overall. They've given up 138 power play opportunities and surrendered 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 9th when short-handed.
Vegas has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've tried 2,060 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,972 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 13th in Corsi percentage. They are 11th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.7% as they have 1,532 shots while they've given up 1,430 attempts on defense. The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the year. That puts them 21st and 15th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,082 face-off wins as opposed to 1,073 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That is 21st overall in the NHL. On defense Vegas has 648 hits and they've blocked 542 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 11th in the league.
The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 45.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.3% for the year. That ranks them 28th and 1st respectively in the NHL. They have 1,155 face-off wins as opposed to 1,129 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.6%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 864 hits and they've blocked 563 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 3rd in blocked shots. Anaheim is ranked 30th in Corsi percentage with 46.1% as they've tried 2,031 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,377 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 31st in the NHL at 45.8%, as they have 1,530 shots while they've given up 1,814 attempts on defense.
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