Anaheim Ducks at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 11/25/2018
Sunday, November 25, 2018
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at +195 and the Predators at -235.
Anaheim has a record of 10-9-5 this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 54 goals and given up 69 goals for a point differential of -15. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-14-0 and an over/under record of 8-15-0. Nashville has a record of 16-6-1 this year. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 76 goals and surrendered 56 for a goal differential of +20. Their record against the spread is 16-7-0 while their over/under record is 10-12-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 10-14-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 8-15-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 16-7-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 10-12-0 against the over/under this season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
11/24/18 D Hampus Lindholm Lower Body is questionable Sunday vs Nashville
11/15/18 D Cam Fowler Facial is out indefinitely
10/31/18 LW Nick Ritchie Upper Body IR (10/31)
10/03/18 RW Ondrej Kase Concussion IR (10/03)
10/01/18 D Korbinian Holzer Wrist is out indefinitely
10/01/18 RW Patrick Eaves Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/26/18 RW Corey Perry Knee is out indefinitely
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
11/15/18 D P.K. Subban Undisclosed IR (11/15)
11/12/18 LW Viktor Arvidsson Upper Body IR (11/12)
10/25/18 D Dan Hamhuis Undisclosed is out indefinitely
John Gibson has 8 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has 641 shots against him and he's given up 46 goals. He's made 595 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Jakob Silfverberg has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 5 goals this year with 34 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 17.2 minutes played per game. Rickard Rakell averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 4 goals on 73 shots. He has 11 assists, giving him a total of 15 points on the season.
Filip Forsberg has scored 20 total points this year for the Predators. He has 14 goals this season with 80 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Pekka Rinne has 9 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Predators. He has 395 shots against him and he's surrendered 22 goals. He's made 373 saves for a save percentage of 94%. Ryan Johansen averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 4 goals on 45 shots. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have allowed 82 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79% this year. That is 17th in the NHL. They average 27 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.33% for the season. They allow 36 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is ranked 2nd in the league. The Ducks have 25 total points this season, ranking 17th in the NHL in offense. They are 29th in the league with 54 goals while they've given up 69 goals, which is 14th overall. They have had 66 power play opportunities and scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 27th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Predators are 5th with 76 goals scored while they are 29th in the NHL with 56 goals allowed this year. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.13%. They give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 3rd place in the league. The Predators have a total of 33 points this year, which is 2nd in the NHL. They have 12 power play goals on 87 opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That ranks their power play unit 29th. They've allowed 73 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, which is 6th overall.
Anaheim is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 44.2%, as they've attempted 1,267 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,598 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 43.5% as they have 926 attempts while they have given up 1,202 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 31st in the league. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time, which is 20th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. That is 12th overall in the NHL. They have 723 face-off wins compared to 707 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.6%. That ranks them 14th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 515 hits and they have blocked 396 shots from the opposition, putting them 2nd overall.
The Predators are 11th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season, which is 21st in the NHL. They have 772 face-off wins compared to 695 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Nashville has 351 hits and they have blocked 284 shots from the opposition, which is 27th in the league. Nashville is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.5% as they've attempted 1,351 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,221 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.2% ranks 7th as they have 1,025 attempts while they have given up 937 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Predators NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Nashville -235
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville -235
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