Anaheim Ducks vs Florida Panthers NHL Point Spread Picks 11/21/2019
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Florida Panthers
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+171) Panthers (-190)
Sergei Bobrovsky and the Florida Panthers (11-5-5, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) host the Anaheim Ducks (10-10-2, 6th in the Pacific Division) at BB&T Center on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The Panthers open this game at -190 while the Ducks are priced at +171. The O/U is set at 6. The Ducks are covering 45.5% of the time, having gone 10-12 SU. Florida is covering 44.4% of the time, going 8-10 straight up.
The Anaheim Ducks head into this game holding a record of 10 wins and 10 losses, putting them at 6th in the Pacific Division. So far this year, they have scored a total of 59 goals which has them sitting at 13th in the Western Conference and 26th in the league. Their goal differential is -5, putting them at 22nd in the league. The Ducks have a total of 22 pts, which has them sitting at 21st in the league and 11th in the West. When discussing shots toward the net, they have a total of 635 which has them sitting at 13th in the conference and 24th in the league. As a unit, Anaheim has racked up a total of 323 hits which means they have an average of 14.7 per contest. They have a total of 221 blocks for this year. Looking after the goal for Anaheim is John Gibson from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is 26 years old and has racked up 991 minutes protecting the goal this season. Gibson is conceding an average of 2.90 goals per contest which places him at 15th among West goalies and 26th in the NHL among goalies. Over the course of this season, he's allowed 48 goals. He holds a save % of .913 which places him at 14th among West goalies.
The Anaheim Ducks were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 5 - 2 defeat against the Washington Capitals in their previous game. The Ducks left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in this defeat. While out there on the ice, they scored on 2 out of the 34 shots they put on net. Additionally, they had 4 power play opportunities and netted 1 goal out of those opportunities. Anaheim had 33 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Ducks was 36 and the Corsi against was 53 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 40.4%. Their Fenwick sat at 26 and the Fenwick against at even strength was 40, telling us they have a Fenwick percentage of 39.4%. They earned 19 face-off wins at even strength and lost 17 attempts to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 48.0% and they had a PDO of 91.3 for this matchup. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Washington Capitals earned a total of 31 shots. They had 25 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 1 power play opportunity.
The Panthers are the team looking to add points to their total and for the current year they have 11 wins and 5 losses. When talking about goal differential, they are currently ranked 7th in the East and 14th in the NHL with +3. They currently have a total of 76 goals for the season which is 2nd in the East. Florida has a team save % of .888 which currently has them sitting 26th in the NHL, which means scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have a team shooting percentage of 10.6% which puts them at 6th in the Eastern Conference. In net for Florida is Sergei Bobrovsky who is having a bad campaign by surrendering 3.43 goals per game and that has him ranked 21st among East goalies and 42nd in the NHL among goalies. In the 978 mins he's been on the ice this year, he's given up 56 goals. His save percentage is .887, which has him sitting 23rd among East goalies and 42nd in the NHL among goalies.
The Florida Panthers faced off against the Philadelphia Flyers in a game where the Panthers got the win by a final of 5 - 2. In this matchup, Florida had a 48.3% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 43 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 46. They had a Fenwick percentage of 47.0% by notching a Fenwick of 31 and the Flyers earning a 35 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Florida played and they showed up in this game. They had a PDO of 115.3 and they earned an oZS percentage of 30.8%. The Panthers notched 5 goals out of the 26 shots on goal they tried. They had 4 power play opportunities in this one but weren't able to notch a goal. Regarding their opponent, the Flyers had 2 power play attempts but were not able to take advantage. Florida allowed 37 shots on goal and the Flyers ended up with 8 penalty minutes.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim (+171)
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