Tampa Bay Lightning at Anaheim Ducks NHL Parlay 12/31/2018
Monday, December 31, 2018
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to Honda Center to take on the Anaheim Ducks on Monday, December 31, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Lightning at -150 and the Ducks at +125.
Tampa Bay has a record of 30-7-2 this year. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 166 goals and surrendered 116 goals for a point differential of +50. For the year they have an ATS mark of 30-9-0 and an over/under record of 23-14-0. Anaheim has a record of 19-15-6 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 101 goals and given up 118 for a goal differential of -17. Their record against the spread is 19-21-0 while their over/under mark is 14-23-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-9-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 23-14-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 19-21-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 14-23-0 against the over/under this season
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/29/18 C J.T. Miller Upper Body is out indefinitely
12/18/18 RW Mathieu Joseph Lower Body IR (12/18)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
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
Andrei Vasilevskiy has 14 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Lightning. He has 640 shots against him and he's surrendered 51 goals. He's made 589 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Brayden Point has scored 50 total points this year for the Lightning. He has 22 goals this season with 101 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 28 assists on the year and averages 18.3 minutes played per contest. Nikita Kucherov averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 18 goals on 109 attempts. He has 45 assists, giving him a total of 63 points on the year.
Brandon Montour has 20 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 5 goals this year with 81 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 23.3 minutes played per contest. John Gibson has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has 1,037 shots against him and he's given up 79 goals. He's made 958 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Ryan Getzlaf averages 19.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 9 goals on 78 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning have given up 128 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83% this season. That is 8th in the league. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 12.62% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 11th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Lightning are 1st overall with 62 total points this year. They are 1st in the league with 166 goals and 16th in goals allowed with 116. They've had 134 power play chances and scored 40 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 30%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks are 28th with a total of 101 goals scored while they are 14th with 118 goals surrendered this season. They average 27 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 2nd in the league. The Ducks have a total of 44 points this season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have had 17 power play goals on 114 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 26th overall. They've given up 142 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 15th when short-handed.
Tampa Bay is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.3%, as they've attempted 2,350 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,232 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.5% as they have 1,789 attempts while they have given up 1,688 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 10th in the league. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time, which is 15th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. That is 16th overall in the NHL. They have 1,204 face-off wins compared to 1,181 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That ranks them 13th in the league. On defense Tampa Bay has 939 hits and they have blocked 544 shots from the opposition, putting them 17th overall.
The Ducks are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have 1,241 face-off wins compared to 1,126 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That is 2nd in the league. On defense Anaheim has 893 hits and they have blocked 590 shots from the opposition, which is 6th in the league. Anaheim is 29th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 45.5% as they've attempted 2,109 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,526 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 44.9% ranks 30th as they have 1,575 attempts while they have given up 1,936 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -150 and over 6.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -150 and over 6.5 total goals
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