Ducks vs Senators Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/4/2020
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+104) Senators (-115)
Marcus Hogberg and the Ottawa Senators (18-24-10, 7th in the Atlantic Division) play the Anaheim Ducks (21-26-5, 7th in the Pacific Division) at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The Senators open this matchup at -115 while the Ducks are coming in at +104. The total is set at 6. The Ducks cover 35.4% of the time, having gone 17-31 SU. Ottawa is covering 34.6% of the time, going 18-34 straight up.
The Anaheim Ducks come into this matchup holding a record of 21 wins and 26 defeats, which puts them at 7th in the Pacific Division. During the year thus far, they have earned a total of 130 goals which puts them at 15th in the Western Conference and 30th in the league. Their goal differential is -30, which puts them at 27th in the league. The Ducks currently have a total of 47 pts, which puts them at 27th in the league and 14th in the Western Conference. With regard to shots at the opposing goalie, they currently have a total of 1,548 which puts them at 12th in the West and 24th in the league. As a unit, Anaheim has racked up a total of 1,068 hits which means they are averaging 20.5 per game. They currently have a total of 579 blocks for this season. The man looking after the net for Anaheim is John Gibson from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is 26 years old and has been on the ice a total of 2,323 mins in goal for the campaign. Gibson is surrendering an average of 3.00 goals per contest which ranks him 24th among Western Conference goaltenders and 46th in the NHL among goalies. So far this season, he has surrendered 116 goals. He has a save % of .904 which ranks him 23rd among Western Conference goaltenders.
The Anaheim Ducks came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 3 - 1 win against the Los Angeles Kings in their last contest. The Ducks had an average offensive outing in the win. In this game, they earned a goal on 3 out of the 28 shots they looked to score on. In addition, they had 1 power play chance but weren't able to score a goal. Anaheim had a total of 9 penalty mins for this game. The Corsi for the Ducks was 41 and the Corsi against was 76 giving them a Corsi percentage of 35.0%. Their Fenwick was 36 while the Fenwick against sat at 65, telling us they have a Fenwick percentage of 35.6%. They won 37 face-off wins and were beaten on 27 tries to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts came in at 26.7% and they had a PDO of 111.5 for this one. Concerning opponent stats, the Los Angeles Kings racked up 47 shots. They finished with a total of 7 penalty minutes and they notched 2 power play attempts.
The Senators will be on the other side of the ice and for the year they have 18 wins and 24 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they sit 14th in the Eastern Conference and 26th in the NHL with -30. They currently have a total of 142 goals for the season which puts them at 14th in the conference. Ottawa has a save percentage as a team of .902 which has them sitting 18th in the NHL, which means scoring chances could be there if they are opportunistic. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.1% which puts them at 12th in the Eastern Conference. In net for Ottawa is Marcus Hogberg who is having a bad season by allowing 3.00 goals per game and that has him 22nd among East goalies and 45th among goalies in the NHL. In the 741 minutes he has played, he has allowed 37 goals. He's earned a save % of .910, which ranks him 17th among East goalies and 35th among goalies in the NHL.
The Ottawa Senators squared up with the Toronto Maple Leafs in an outing where the Senators took the loss by a final of 2 - 1. For this outing, Ottawa went home with a 38.0% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 38 and their opponent having a Corsi of 62. Their Fenwick percentage was 40.5% by way of having a Fenwick of 30 and the Maple Leafs having earned a 44 Fenwick. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Ottawa had and it could be said that this team has had better games. Their PDO was 105.0 and they earned an oZS percentage of 35.0%. The Senators netted 1 goal of the 25 shots on goal they took. They had 3 power play attempts in this outing but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. Regarding their opponent, the Maple Leafs had 3 power play opportunities and used that advantage to score 2 goals. Ottawa gave way to 36 shots on goal and the Maple Leafs racked up 6 penalty minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim (+104)
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