Ottawa Senators vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 11/26/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
Honda Center is the site where John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (10-7-3) will take on the Ottawa Senators (4-12-1) on Friday.
The Senators were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 6-3 defeat against the Sharks in their last contest. The Corsi for the Senators sat at 52 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 44 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 54.2%. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 44.9% and their PDO was 91.9 in this one. Ottawa garnered 15 mins in the box in this matchup. The Senators offense showed they have some room for improvement in the defeat. Their Fenwick came in at 33 and the Fenwick against finished at 32, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 50.8%. They garnered 24 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 27 attempts to take control of the puck. Moreover, they had 4 power play opportunities but weren't able to score a goal. In the matchup, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 29 shots they attempted.
The Senators have had 582 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .888. When playing at even strength, the Senators have given up 52 goals while earning 33 themselves. Ottawa Senators opponents have amassed 51 power play opportunities (25th in the league) and have come away with 13 goals in those chances. For the current season, they sit with 9 points and their points percentage comes in at .265. Ottawa has attempted 490 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 9.0%. Concerning their scoring capabilities, the Ottawa Senators have accumulated 44 goals (29th in the National Hockey League) this season and have surrendered 65. Ottawa has 58 power play opportunities and they have scored 11 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 18.97%.
The man protecting the net in this game is Filip Gustavsson. Gustavsson has played in 17 contests during his pro hockey career. He has an overall mark of 8-5-3 and he was named the starter in 14 games. Opponents have racked up 43 goals against Gustavsson in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.78. Gustavsson has seen 529 shots taken against him and has gathered 486 total saves. He has a save percentage of .919 for his 930 mins played. Throughout his time in hockey, Gustavsson has accounted for 9 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .643.
In their last outing, Anaheim faced the Avalanche in an outing where the Ducks were on the wrong end of the score by a final score of 5-2. They had 3 power play attempts in this one and earned 2 goals out of those chances. The Ducks converted 2 goals out of the 26 shots on goal they attempted. They had a PDO of 83 and they had an oZS percentage of 29.0%. Anaheim wound up with a 45.0% Corsi rate. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Anaheim played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 47.4% by tallying a Fenwick of 27 and the Avalanche having racked up a 30 Fenwick.
The Ducks have earned 48 goals at even strength and 17 goals (2nd in the league) while on the power play. Anaheim has attempted 622 shots (13th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.45%, while allowing their opponents 653 shots. So far this season, the Anaheim Ducks have 65 goals, 23 points, and a points percentage of .575. They have earned 61 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 27.87%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 85.71% on the other teams 56 power play chances, and their save percentage sits at 91.6%. They have permitted 55 goals to be scored by way of 47 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the rink you will find John Gibson defending the net. Teams are averaging 2.57 goals/game and he has yielded 833 goals overall. Gibson's rate of quality starts is 56.1% and he has qualified for 185 quality starting assignments in his career. He has been a starter 330 games and has played 19,413 mins. Gibson has accrued a career record of 157-127-42 and has participated in 338 games. He has a tally of 9,175 stops out of 10,008 shots attempted, giving him a save % of .917.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim
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