Arizona Coyotes at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 12/29/2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
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The Arizona Coyotes head to Honda Center to take on the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, December 29, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at +160 and the Ducks at -105.
Arizona has a record of 16-19-2 this year. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 94 goals and surrendered 103 goals for a point differential of -9. For the year they have an ATS mark of 16-21-0 and an over/under record of 17-19-0. Anaheim has a record of 19-15-5 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have scored 97 goals and given up 113 for a goal differential of -16. Their record against the spread is 19-20-0 while their over/under mark is 13-23-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 16-21-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 17-19-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 19-20-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 13-23-0 against the over/under this season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/27/18 C Brad Richardson Illness is questionable Saturday vs Anaheim
12/08/18 C Vinnie Hinostroza Lower Body is out indefinitely
12/06/18 GO Antti Raanta Lower Body IR (12/06)
12/03/18 RW Michael Grabner Eye is out indefinitely
11/17/18 D Jason Demers Lower Body is out for season
10/04/18 C Dave Bolland Back is out indefinitely
10/03/18 C Christian Dvorak Lower Body IR (10/03)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/28/18 GO John Gibson Upper Body injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
12/12/18 C Rickard Rakell Ankle is out indefinitely
12/12/18 GO Ryan Miller MCL is out indefinitely
11/15/18 D Cam Fowler Facial is out indefinitely
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
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has scored 19 total points this year for the Coyotes. He has 4 goals this season with 84 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 23.9 minutes played per contest. Clayton Keller averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 8 goals on 83 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 26 points on the year. Darcy Kuemper has 5 wins and 10 losses this season in goal for the Coyotes. He has 520 shots against him and he's surrendered 46 goals. He's made 474 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Ryan Getzlaf has 29 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 9 goals this year with 73 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 19.9 minutes played per contest. Brandon Montour averages 23.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 5 goals on 76 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the year. John Gibson has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has 1,007 shots against him and he's given up 74 goals. He's made 933 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 34 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 94 goals while giving up 103 scores, which has them ranked 29th and 27th respectively. They have had 118 power play chances and scored 20 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 22nd in the league. The Coyotes have given up 114 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%, ranking them 1st when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.28% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks are 15th in the league with a total of 43 points this season. They have 16 power play goals on 109 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 26th in the NHL. They've given up 139 power play opportunities and surrendered 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 15th overall. As a team, the Ducks are 28th with a total of 97 goals scored while they've given up 113 goals this season, ranking 15th in goals against. They average 27 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.18%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 1st overall in the NHL.
Arizona is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.5%, as they've attempted 2,174 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,129 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.3% as they have 1,602 attempts while they have given up 1,581 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 14th in the league. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time, which is 12th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season. That is 20th overall in the NHL. They have 1,084 face-off wins compared to 1,132 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.9%. That ranks them 20th in the league. On defense Arizona has 804 hits and they have blocked 548 shots from the opposition, putting them 8th overall.
The Ducks are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season, which is 10th in the NHL. They have 1,204 face-off wins compared to 1,107 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.1%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 864 hits and they have blocked 579 shots from the opposition, which is 5th in the league. Anaheim is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 45.2% as they've attempted 2,043 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,472 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 44.5% ranks 30th as they have 1,518 attempts while they have given up 1,893 shots on the defensive end.
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