Ottawa Senators vs Anaheim Ducks Predictions, NHL Picks 3/10/2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (28-32-9, 6th in the Pacific Division) host the Ottawa Senators (25-32-12, 7th in the Atlantic Division) at Honda Center on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. The odds on this contest have the Senators priced at +133 and the Ducks are at -147. The O/U has been set at 6. The Senators cover 35.3% of the time, having gone 24-44 SU. The Ducks cover 35.9% of the time, going 23-41 straight up.
The Ottawa Senators were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 2 - 1 victory over the San Jose Sharks their last time out. The Senators could have played much better offensively in this victory. For this outing, they converted 2 out of the 38 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to score. Ottawa earned 6 penalty mins while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Senators was 59 and the Corsi against was 50 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 54.1%. Their Fenwick sat at 47 and the Fenwick against was 39, which means they had a rate of 54.7%. They won 25 face-off wins and lost 26 of the face-offs. Their offensive zone starts came in at 0.0% and they had a PDO of 105.4 for this matchup. Regarding their opponent, the San Jose Sharks put up 32 shots. They finished with 2 minutes in the box and they earned 3 power play attempts.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 62 total points this season, which ranks them 29th in the NHL. They are 23rd in the league in goals scored with 186 while they've given up 230 goals, ranking them 2nd overall. They have had 204 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the NHL. The Senators have allowed 224 power play opportunities and have given up 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, putting them 26th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.83% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 19th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Anaheim Ducks opposed the Minnesota Wild in a matchup where the Ducks took the loss by a score of 5 - 4. In this outing, Anaheim went home with a 60.0% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 57 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 38. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 59.2% with a Fenwick of 42 and the Wild having earned a 29 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Anaheim played and it tells us that they played really well in this game. They had a PDO of 105.1 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 54.6%. The Ducks scored 4 goals out of the 26 shots on goal they took. They had 4 power play chances in this one but were not able to net one. On the other side of the ice, the Wild had 3 power play attempts and ended up scoring 2 goals. Anaheim allowed 30 shots on goal and the Wild earned a total of 13 penalty mins.
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The Ducks are 27th in the NHL with a total of 65 points this year. They have 25 power play goals on 181 opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That ranks them 31st in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 206 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. That is 27th in the NHL. As a team, the Ducks are 29th in the league with 175 goals scored while they've given up 219 goals, which is 6th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.48%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 21st in the NHL.
Ottawa is 26th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.1%, as they've attempted 3,277 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,537 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.3% as they have 2,476 attempts while they have given up 2,647 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 23rd in the league. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time, which is 28th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 1,679 face-off wins compared to 1,647 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That ranks them 8th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 1,834 hits and they have blocked 890 shots from the opposition, putting them 4th overall.
The Ducks are 22nd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season, which is 9th in the NHL. They have 1,566 face-off wins compared to 1,556 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That is 14th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 1,467 hits and they have blocked 801 shots from the opposition, which is 16th in the league. Anaheim is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.5% as they've attempted 3,247 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,453 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.5% ranks 22nd as they have 2,497 attempts while they have given up 2,652 shots on the defensive end.
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