Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche NHL Picks & Predictions 1/15/2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
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The Anaheim Ducks head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Monday, January 15, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Ducks at -115 and the Avalanche at +104.
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Anaheim has a record of 20-15-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 10-7-6-5. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 121 goals and surrendered 122 goals for a point differential of -1. For the year they have an ATS mark of 20-24-0 and an over/under record of 15-28-0. Colorado has a record of 23-16-3 including 15-7-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 139 goals and have given up 125 for a goal differential of +14. Their record against the spread is 23-19-0 while their over/under mark is 24-17-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 20-24-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 15-28-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 23-19-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 24-17-0 against the over/under this season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/01/17 LW Michael Liambas Upper Body IR (11/30)
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body IR (10/14)
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/27/17 D Tyson Barrie Hand IR (12/23)
12/18/17 D Sergei Boikov Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/19/17 C Vladislav Kamenev Arm IR (11/16)
01/13/18 RW Sven Andrighetto Leg is "?" Monday vs Anaheim
01/03/18 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin is out indefinitely
01/01/18 LW J.T. Compher Upper Body IR (01/02)
Brandon Montour has scored 20 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 6 goals this season with 89 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 14 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Rickard Rakell averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 15 goals on 112 attempts. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the year. John Gibson has 14 wins and 13 losses this season in goal for the Ducks. He has 1,102 shots against him and he's surrendered 85 goals. He's made 1,017 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Mikko Rantanen has 41 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 15 goals this year with 98 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Nathan MacKinnon averages 19.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 19 goals on 140 attempts. He has 34 assists, giving him a total of 53 points on the year. Jonathan Bernier has 10 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 531 shots against him and he's given up 47 goals. He's made 484 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have 49 total points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They've scored 121 goals while giving up 122 scores, which has them ranked 24th and 22nd respectively. They have had 120 power play chances and scored 21 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 22nd in the league. The Ducks have given up 162 power play opportunities and surrendered 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking them 4th when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.38% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche are 18th in the league with a total of 49 points this season. They have 35 power play goals on 166 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the NHL. They've given up 153 power play opportunities and surrendered 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 2nd overall. As a team, the Avalanche are 7th with a total of 139 goals scored while they've given up 125 goals this season, ranking 18th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.00%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 19th overall in the NHL.
Anaheim is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.2%, as they've attempted 2,402 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,801 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 46.3% as they have 1,821 attempts while they have given up 2,114 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 31st in the league. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 46.3% of the time, which is 31st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.7% for the season. That is 1st overall in the NHL. They have 1,366 face-off wins compared to 1,330 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That ranks them 9th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 1,035 hits and they have blocked 687 shots from the opposition, putting them 7th overall.
The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.2% for the year. That ranks them 22nd and 8th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,155 face-off wins as opposed to 1,419 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.9%. That is 31st in the league. On defense Colorado has 764 hits and they've blocked 662 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. Colorado is ranked 25th in Corsi percentage with 47.8% as they've tried 2,311 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,525 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 22nd in the NHL at 47.9%, as they have 1,715 shots while they've given up 1,863 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Avalanche NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -115
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -115
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