Ducks vs Maple Leafs Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/7/2020
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Friday, February 7, 2020
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+153) Maple Leafs (-170)
Michael Hutchinson and the Toronto Maple Leafs (28-19-7, 4th in the Atlantic Division) host the Anaheim Ducks (22-26-5, 7th in the Pacific Division) at Scotiabank Arena on Friday, February 7, 2020. The moneyline on this game has the Ducks coming in at +153 and the Maple Leafs are at -170. The over/under opens at 6. The Ducks cover 35.4% of the time, having gone 17-31 SU. Toronto is covering 50.9% of the time, going 27-26 straight up.
The Anaheim Ducks step onto the ice holding a record of 22 victories and 26 losses, which puts them at 7th in the Pacific Division. During the year thus far, they have earned a total of 132 goals which is 15th in the West and 30th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -30, which puts them at 27th in the NHL. The Ducks have a total of 49 points, which is 27th in the NHL and 14th in the West. Regarding shots at the opposing goalie, they have a total of 1,576 which is 13th in the conference and 26th in the NHL. As a group, Anaheim currently has a total of 1,089 hits which means they are averaging 20.5 per game. They have a total of 585 blocks for the season. Protecting the goal for Anaheim is John Gibson from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is 26 years old and has been on the ice a total of 2,388 minutes in net this year. Gibson is giving up 2.96 goals against average which places him at 23rd among West goalies and 44th among goalies in the NHL. For the season, he's given up 118 goals. He's earned a save % of .905 which places him at 23rd among West goalies.
The Anaheim Ducks were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 3 - 2 win against the Ottawa Senators in their last game. The Ducks offense didn't overly impress in this victory. In this game, they finished 3 of the 28 shots they looked to score on. Additionally, they had 3 power play opportunities but didn't get a goal. Anaheim racked up 10 penalty mins for this outing. The Corsi for the Ducks was 50 and the Corsi against was 37 giving them a Corsi percentage of 57.5%. Their Fenwick sat at 31 while the Fenwick against was 31, which earned them a rate of 50.0%. They won 13 face-off wins and lost 23 of the face-offs. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 40.6% and they had a PDO of 108.7 for this matchup. Regarding their opponent, the Ottawa Senators earned 32 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 6 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 5 power play attempts.
The Maple Leafs are the team on the other side of the ice and for the season they have 28 victories and 19 defeats. When discussing goal differential, they are currently ranked 7th in the East and 9th in the league with +16. They have compiled a total of 193 goals for the season which has them sitting at 2nd in the East. Toronto has a save percentage as a team of .899 which currently has them ranked 24th in the league, which means there could be plenty of chances to score if they attack the goal. They have a shooting percentage of 10.6% which is good for 5th in the conference. In goal for Toronto is Michael Hutchinson who is having a bad year by surrendering 3.66 goals against average and that has him 32nd among East goalies and 66th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 787 minutes he's been on the ice, he has allowed 48 goals. He holds a save % of .886, which puts him at 31st among East goalies and 63rd in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Toronto Maple Leafs went up against the New York Rangers in a matchup where the Maple Leafs went home in defeat by a final score of 5 - 3. In their game, Toronto wound up with a 55.4% Corsi rating. They wound up with that percentage by having a Corsi of 62 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 50. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 49.4% by notching a Fenwick of 42 and the Rangers earning a 43 Fenwick. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Toronto had and it tells us they had an average game overall. Their PDO at even strength was 91.3 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 51.4%. The Maple Leafs notched 3 goals out of the 30 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play attempts in this one and scored 1 out of those opportunities. Regarding their opponent, the Rangers had 2 power play chances but were not able to notch a goal. Toronto conceded 35 shots on goal and the Rangers racked up a total of 11 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (-170) and under the total goals
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