Anaheim Ducks vs Washington Capitals NHL Parlay 11/18/2019
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Washington Capitals
Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+166) Capitals (-185)
John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (10-9-2, 5th in the Pacific Division) go to Capital One Arena on Monday where they'll meet the Washington Capitals (15-3-4, 1st in the Metropolitan Division). The Capitals open this contest at -185 while the Ducks are coming in at +166. The O/U is set at 6. The Ducks are covering 47.6% of the time, having gone 10-11 SU. The Capitals are covering 63.2% of the time, going 12-7 straight up.
The Anaheim Ducks head into this game holding a record of 10 wins and 9 defeats, which puts them at 5th in the Pacific Division. So far this year, they have racked up a total of 57 goals which is 12th in the Western Conference and 23rd in the NHL. Their goal differential is -2, which puts them at 19th in the NHL. The Ducks currently have a total of 22 points, which is 19th in the NHL and 9th in the Western Conference. In terms of shots toward the net, they currently have a total of 601 which is 13th in the Western Conference and 23rd in the NHL. As a team, Anaheim has compiled a total of 308 hits which has them averaging 14.7 per contest. They currently have a total of 208 blocks for the season. The man in net for Anaheim is John Gibson from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is 26 years old and has played 932 minutes in net for the campaign. Gibson is giving up 2.83 goals per contest which places him at 15th among West goalies and 27th in the NHL among goalies. During this season, he has given up 44 goals. His save % is .915 which places him at 8th among West goalies.
The Anaheim Ducks came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 4 - 1 victory over the St. Louis Blues the last time they stepped on the ice. The Ducks played really well in the victory. In this game, they netted 4 of the 25 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to net one. Anaheim had 10 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Ducks was 19 and the Corsi against was 42 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 31.1%. Their Fenwick sat at 17 while the Fenwick against sat at 37, which means they had a rate of 31.5%. They earned 18 face-off wins and lost 13 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 45.5% and they had a PDO at even strength of 119.5 in this one. In discussing stats from the opponent, the St. Louis Blues tallied a total of 38 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 6 minutes in the box and they notched 4 power play opportunities.
The Capitals will be on the other side of the ice and for the season they have 15 wins and 3 losses. When discussing goal differential, they are ranked 3rd in the conference and 3rd in the league with +15. They have compiled a total of 81 goals for the season which puts them at 1st in the conference. Washington has a team save % of .904 which has them 17th in the league, meaning there should be some chances to score. They have a team shooting percentage of 11.6% ranking them 1st in the conference. In goal for Washington is Braden Holtby who is having a rough season by surrendering 2.97 GAA and that places him 13th in the East and 28th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 868 mins he's been on the ice, he's given up 43 goals. He has a save % of .904, which has him ranking 14th in the East and 29th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Washington Capitals opposed the Boston Bruins in an outing where the Capitals earned a victory by a tally of 3 - 2. While out there on the ice, Washington earned a 59.2% Corsi rating. They wound up with that percentage by having a Corsi of 42 while their opponent had a Corsi of 29. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 55.9% by way of having a Fenwick of 33 and the Bruins having a 26 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Washington played and you could say that they didn't play great, but weren't awful either. Their PDO at even strength was 91.3 and they had an oZS percentage of 46.5%. The Capitals converted 3 goals of the 44 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 power play attempts in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. Concerning the opposition, the Bruins had 3 power play opportunities but didn't put the puck in goal. Washington gave way to 23 shots on goal and the Bruins had 6 penalty mins.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington (-185) and under the total goals
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