Anaheim Ducks at Ottawa Senators NHL Picks & Predictions 2/1/2018
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Anaheim Ducks head to Canadian Tire Centre to take on the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Ducks at -154 and the Senators at +139.
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Anaheim has a record of 25-17-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 11-8-6-5. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 144 goals and surrendered 142 goals for a point differential of +2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 25-26-0 and an over/under record of 19-31-0. Ottawa has a record of 15-24-9 including 9-11-5-3 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 125 goals and have given up 168 for a goal differential of -43. Their record against the spread is 15-33-0 while their over/under mark is 24-24-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 25-26-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 19-31-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 15-33-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 24-24-0 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)
01/30/18 GO John Gibson Groin left last game, is "?" Thursday vs Ottawa
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
01/30/18 C Filip Chlapik Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs Anaheim
01/30/18 C Gabriel Dumont Ankle IR (01/28)
01/29/18 RW Mark Stone Knee IR (01/21)
01/22/18 D Johnny Oduya Lower Body IR (01/21)
01/22/18 C Nate Thompson Lower Body IR (01/19)
Rickard Rakell has scored 38 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 18 goals this season with 130 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Brandon Montour averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by tallying 6 goals on 105 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the year. John Gibson has 18 wins and 14 losses this season in goal for the Ducks. He has 1,277 shots against him and he's surrendered 100 goals. He's made 1,177 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Mark Stone has 44 total points this season for the Senators. He has 18 goals this year with 103 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Mike Hoffman averages 18.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 157 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 12 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has 1,100 shots against him and he's given up 107 goals. He's made 993 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have 59 total points this year, which is 10th in the NHL. They've scored 144 goals while giving up 142 scores, which has them ranked 18th and 16th respectively. They have had 141 power play chances and scored 25 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 22nd in the league. The Ducks have given up 187 power play opportunities and surrendered 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 7th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.47% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 29th in the league with a total of 39 points this season. They have 23 power play goals on 153 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the NHL. They've given up 142 power play opportunities and surrendered 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 29th overall. As a team, the Senators are 29th with a total of 125 goals scored while they've given up 168 goals this season, ranking 3rd in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.66%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th overall in the NHL.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 46.8% as they've tried 2,821 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,205 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 30th in Corsi percentage. They are 28th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.1% as they have 2,156 shots while they've given up 2,417 attempts on defense. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 46.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.1% for the year. That puts them 31st and 1st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,600 face-off wins as opposed to 1,500 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.6%. That is 6th overall in the NHL. On defense Anaheim has 1,228 hits and they've blocked 788 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 5th in the league.
The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the year. That ranks them 15th and 18th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,521 face-off wins as opposed to 1,413 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That is 9th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 1,138 hits and they've blocked 782 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 6th in blocked shots. Ottawa is ranked 28th in Corsi percentage with 47.9% as they've tried 2,724 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,965 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 25th in the NHL at 47.9%, as they have 2,009 shots while they've given up 2,183 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Senators NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -154
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -154
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