San Jose Sharks vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 2/6/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Jose Sharks vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Sharks (+100) Ducks (-110)
Honda Center is the site where Ryan Miller and the Anaheim Ducks (4-5-2) will play the San Jose Sharks (3-5-0) on Saturday. The Sharks open this contest at +100 while the Ducks are priced at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
The Sharks will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 3-0 defeat against the Avalanche in their last game. The Sharks offense left a lot to be desired in the loss. While out there on the ice, they couldn't finish any of the 21 shots they attempted. They also had 4 power play chances but weren't able to net one. San Jose accounted for 8 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Sharks sat at 48 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 53 which means they had a Corsi rate of 47.5%. Their Fenwick came in at 33 and the Fenwick against was 39, giving them a Fenwick rate of 45.8%. They accrued 18 face-off victories at even strength and lost on 21 attempts to win the face-off. The offensive zone starts for them sat at 57.6% and they had a PDO of 91.3 for this one.
The Sharks have had 257 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .879. When playing at even strength, the Sharks let the opposition score 25 goals while scoring 14 on offense. San Jose Sharks opponents have totaled 31 power play tries (24th in the league) and have come away with 5 goals in those attempts. For the current season, they sit with 6 points and their points percentage sits at .375. San Jose has tried 249 shots and has a shooting percentage of 8.0%. When discussing their scoring, the San Jose Sharks have racked up 20 goals (29th in hockey) this season and have allowed 31. San Jose skates onto the rink with 34 power play chances and they have scored 6 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 17.65%.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Devan Dubnyk. During his career on the ice, Dubnyk has earned 271 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .543. His save percentage is at .915 during his 29,832 minutes in the crease. Dubnyk has seen 15,053 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 13,766 total saves. Opponents have scored 1,287 goals against Dubnyk in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.59. He has amassed a mark of 247-198-52 and he has gotten the start in 499 games. Dubnyk has played in 525 matchups over the course of his NHL career.
In their last outing, Anaheim faced the Kings in an outing where the Ducks got the victory by a mark of 3-1. Anaheim wound up with a 73.3% Corsi rate. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Anaheim had and it shows us they played like an average team. Their Fenwick percentage was 75.3% by way of having a Fenwick of 55 and the Kings having notched a 18 Fenwick. Their PDO at even strength was 101 and their oZS percentage was 50.0%. The Ducks had 3 goals out of the 43 shots on goal they took. They had 1 power play attempt in this one but weren't able to notch a goal.
The Ducks are sitting with 17 goals at even strength and 2 goals (31st in the NHL) while having a power play advantage. Anaheim has attempted 281 shots (20th in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 6.76%, while allowing the other team 332 shots. During this campaign, the Anaheim Ducks have 19 goals, 10 points, and a points percentage of .455. They have a tally of 24 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 8.33%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 84.38% on their opponents 32 chances on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 6.8%. They have permitted 28 goals to be scored by of a combination of 22 goals at even strength and 5 goals while they were shorthanded.
For the opposition you will find Ryan Miller in net. The opposition is averaging 2.61 goals/game and he has yielded 1,984 goals altogether. Miller's quality start percentage is 57.1% and he has made 360 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has been a starter 630 games and has been on the ice for 45,388 minutes. Miller holds a career record of 387-282-86 and has played in 782 games. He is sitting with 21,334 stops out of the 23,318 shots attempted against him, which gives him a percentage of .915.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose (+100)
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