Nashville Predators at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 11/12/2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
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The Nashville Predators travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Monday, November 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -153 and the Ducks at +138.
Nashville has a record of 13-3-0 this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have scored 56 goals and given up 35 goals for a point differential of +21. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-3-0 and an over/under record of 6-8-0. Anaheim has a record of 7-8-3 this year. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 42 goals and surrendered 53 for a goal differential of -11. Their record against the spread is 7-11-0 while their over/under record is 6-11-0.
Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 12-3-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 6-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 7-11-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 6-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
11/10/18 C Calle Jarnkrok Upper Body is questionable Monday vs Anaheim
10/25/18 D Dan Hamhuis Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/12/18 LW Austin Watson Suspension 18-game suspension (elgible to return 11/15)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
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
Pekka Rinne has 6 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Predators. He has 235 shots against him and he's given up 12 goals. He's made 223 saves for a save percentage of 95%. P.K. Subban has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Predators. He has 2 goals this year with 44 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 23.7 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 10 goals on 52 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 15 points on the season.
Rickard Rakell has scored 12 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 3 goals this season with 50 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 18.7 minutes played per game. John Gibson has 5 wins and 6 losses this year in goal for the Ducks. He has 503 shots against him and he's surrendered 36 goals. He's made 467 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Jakob Silfverberg averages 17.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 5 goals on 22 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have allowed 52 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77% this year. That is 22nd in the NHL. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.27% for the season. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%, which is ranked 1st in the league. The Predators have 26 total points this season, ranking 1st in the NHL in offense. They are 8th in the league with 56 goals while they've given up 35 goals, which is 31st overall. They have had 59 power play opportunities and scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. That is 30th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks are 29th with 42 goals scored while they are 10th in the NHL with 53 goals allowed this year. They average 25 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.23%. They give up 37 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 3rd place in the league. The Ducks have a total of 17 points this year, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 8 power play goals on 50 opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That ranks their power play unit 23rd. They've allowed 61 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, which is 16th overall.
Nashville is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.2%, as they've attempted 892 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 850 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.3% as they have 679 attempts while they have given up 644 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 10th in the league. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time, which is 16th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 517 face-off wins compared to 492 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That ranks them 11th in the league. On defense Nashville has 230 hits and they have blocked 206 shots from the opposition, putting them 28th overall.
The Ducks are 24th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have 523 face-off wins compared to 546 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.9%. That is 20th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 395 hits and they have blocked 287 shots from the opposition, which is 2nd in the league. Anaheim is 31st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 42.5% as they've attempted 901 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,217 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 41.3% ranks 31st as they have 654 attempts while they have given up 930 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Predators/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Nashville -153
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville -153
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