Anaheim Ducks vs Nashville Predators Prediction, 11/22/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Nashville Predators
Date: Monday, November 22, 2021
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+115) Predators (-167)
John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (10-5-3) go to Bridgestone Arena on Monday where they'll meet the Nashville Predators (9-7-1). The Ducks open this contest at +115 while the Predators are coming in at -167. The O/U opens at 5.5.
The Ducks were on the losing side of the ice with a 2-1 defeat to the Hurricanes their last time out. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 53.7% and they had a PDO at even strength of 96.6 for this matchup. They garnered 27 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 30 attempts to control the puck. Their Fenwick was 36 and the Fenwick against was 47, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 43.4%. The Corsi for the Ducks came in at 48 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 65 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 42.5%. Anaheim accrued 6 penalty minutes for this game. Additionally, they had 2 chances with extra men on the ice but didn't net one. The Ducks had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the loss. In the game, they finished 1 of the 32 shots they put on net.
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The Ducks have had 582 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .919. When at even strength, the Ducks have allowed the opponent to score 41 goals while notching 46 of their own. Anaheim Ducks opponents have earned 45 power play opportunities (25th in professional hockey) and have a total of 6 goals in those attempts. For the year, they have racked up 23 points and their points percentage is sitting at .639. Anaheim has taken 565 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.8%. With regard to scoring goals, the Anaheim Ducks have earned 61 goals (4th in hockey) on the year and have conceded 47. Anaheim comes into tonight with 56 power play chances and they have tallied 15 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 26.79%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is John Gibson. Gibson has been in goal for 336 matchups over the course of his NHL career. He has earned a record of 157-125-42 and got the start in 328 games. The opposition has notched 825 goals against Gibson in his pro career and his goals against rate is 2.57. Gibson has had 9,937 shots against him and has garnered 9,112 saves. He has a save percentage of .917 in his 19,295 mins in the crease. During his career on the ice, Gibson has 184 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .561.
When they took the ice last, Nashville faced the Canadiens in an outing where the Predators ended up taking the loss by a score of 6-3. Nashville went home with a 50.9% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Nashville had and you might say they looked run of the mill in this one. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 51.7% with a Fenwick of 46 and the Canadiens earning a 43 Fenwick at even strength. They had a PDO of 85 and their percentage of oZS was 52.8%. The Predators recorded 3 goals of the 36 shots on goal they pursued. They had 3 power play chances in this matchup and converted 2 goals out of those tries.
Over the course of the season, the Nashville Predators have earned 46 goals, 19 points, as well as a points percentage of .559. They have granted a total of 48 goals to be scored by of a combination of 35 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they were shorthanded. The Predators have racked up 33 goals at even strength and 13 goals (7th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 45 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play percentage of 28.89%. Nashville has taken 475 shots (26th in the league) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 9.68%, while allowing the opposition 522 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 77.97% on their opponents 59 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is currently 90.8%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Juuse Saros protecting the net. His opponents are averaging 2.47 goals per contest and he has conceded 389 goals altogether. Saros' quality start percentage is 62.5% and he has 95 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has started in 152 games and his ice time sits at 9,456 mins. Saros has earned a career record of 83-52-18 and has played in 168 games. He has accounted for 4,531 stops out of the 4,920 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .921.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim (+115)
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