Vancouver Canucks at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 3/14/2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +205 and the Ducks at -278.
Vancouver has a record of 25-36-9 this season and on the road they have a record of 13-19-3-2. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 183 goals and given up 228 goals for a point differential of -45. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-45-0 and an over/under record of 40-30-0. Anaheim has a record of 34-24-12 including 19-10-5-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 195 goals and surrendered 193 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 34-36-0 while their over/under record is 27-42-0.
Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 25-45-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 40-30-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 34-36-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 27-42-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/08/18 RW Brock Boeser Back is out indefinitely
03/03/18 LW Sven Baertschi Shoulder is out for season
02/28/18 LW Loui Eriksson Ribs is out for season
02/15/18 D Christopher Tanev Leg IR (02/08)
02/09/18 C Brendan Gaunce Foot IR (02/07)
02/09/18 C Markus Granlund Ankle IR (02/07)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Illness IR (10/14)
Jacob Markstrom has 18 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has 1,461 shots against him and he's given up 131 goals. He's made 1,330 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Daniel Sedin has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 21 goals this year with 148 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Brock Boeser averages 17.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 29 goals on 179 shots. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the season.
Ryan Getzlaf has scored 51 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 10 goals this season with 106 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 41 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. John Gibson has 25 wins and 17 losses this year in goal for the Ducks. He has 1,622 shots against him and he's surrendered 123 goals. He's made 1,499 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Rickard Rakell averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 30 goals on 189 shots. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 59 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have allowed 238 power play opportunities and have given up 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77% this year. That is 26th in the NHL. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.69% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is ranked 28th in the league. The Canucks has 59 total points this season, ranking 29th in the NHL in offense. They are 27th in the league with 183 goals while they've given up 228 goals, which is 3rd overall. They have had 218 power play opportunities and scored 46 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks are 21st with 195 goals scored while they are 22nd in the NHL with 193 goals allowed this year. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.26%. They give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 2nd place in the league. The Ducks have a total of 80 points this year, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 33 power play goals on 185 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks their power play unit 23rd. They've allowed 242 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, which is 8th overall.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.1% as they've tried 3,804 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,101 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 25th in Corsi percentage. They are 26th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.8% as they have 2,862 shots while they've given up 3,126 attempts on defense. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the year. That puts them 20th and 14th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,076 face-off wins as opposed to 2,130 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.4%. That is 24th overall in the NHL. On defense Vancouver has 1,455 hits and they've blocked 975 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 21st in the league.
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 ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively in the NHL. They have 2,134 face-off wins as opposed to 2,054 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 1,693 hits and they've blocked 1,072 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. Anaheim is ranked 27th in Corsi percentage with 47.3% as they've tried 3,952 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,409 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 27th in the NHL at 47.3%, as they have 2,990 shots while they've given up 3,337 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Canucks/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -278
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -278
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