St. Louis Blues vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 11/7/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: St. Louis Blues vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
Odds/Point Spread: Blues (-175) Ducks (+140)
Jordan Binnington and the St. Louis Blues are headed to Honda Center on Sunday where they'll meet the Anaheim Ducks. The odds on this contest have the Blues coming in at -175 and the Ducks are at +140. The total opens at 6.
The Blues came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 5-3 win against the Sharks in their previous outing. The Corsi for the Blues was sitting at 44 and the Corsi against was 35 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 55.7%. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 40.9% and they had a PDO of 111.1 for this one. St. Louis amassed 8 mins in the box for this matchup. The Blues had a impressive offensive outing in the victory. Their Fenwick came in at 34 and the Fenwick against was 26, giving them a Fenwick rate of 56.7%. They totaled 16 face-off victories at even strength and were beaten on 23 attempts to win the face-off. In addition, they had 4 chances with extra men on the ice but weren't able to net one. For the game, they converted 5 out of the 28 shots they launched.
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St. Louis Blues opponents have totaled 32 power play tries (17th in pro hockey) and have scored 3 goals in those chances. The Blues have had 298 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .933. St. Louis has attempted 292 shots and has a shooting percentage of 12.3%. While playing at even strength, the Blues have conceded 17 goals while scoring 28 when they are on offense. St. Louis has accumulated 25 power play opportunities and they have scored 8 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 32.00%. For the season, the have a total of 15 points and their points percentage comes in at .833. In reference to their scoring, the St. Louis Blues have accumulated 36 goals (5th in pro hockey) for the year and have conceded 20.
The player in the crease for this game is Jordan Binnington. The opposition has been able to score 311 goals versus Binnington in his career and his goals against average per game is 2.42. Binnington has been in goal for 132 contests throughout his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently is .915 for his 7,706 mins between the pipes. He has accumulated a win-loss record of 77-33-17 and was named the starter in 128 games. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Binnington has recorded 72 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .563. Binnington has seen 3,679 shots against him and has recorded 3,368 total saves.
In their last contest, Anaheim faced off against the Coyotes in an outing where the Ducks notched a win by a final score of 3-1. They had a PDO at even strength of 105 and they earned an oZS percentage of 59.1%. They had 4 power play opportunities in this one and netted 1 goal out of those chances. Their Fenwick percentage was 48.6% by accumulating a Fenwick of 34 and the Coyotes finishing with a 36 Fenwick. The Ducks converted 3 goals of the 31 shots on goal they tried. Anaheim had a 51.1% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Anaheim played and you might say they have had worse games.
The Ducks have 27 goals at even strength and 11 goals (2nd in hockey) while having a power play advantage. Anaheim has taken 371 shots (3rd in the NHL) and has a shooting percentage of 10.24%, while allowing the other team 391 shots. On the campaign, the Anaheim Ducks have notched a total of 38 goals, 13 points, in addition to a points percentage of .542. They have a tally of 42 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 26.19%. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 84.62% on their opponents 39 tries on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.0%. They have permitted 35 goals to be scored by way of 29 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you will find John Gibson between the pipes. Gibson has accumulated a lifetime record of 152-124-42 and has been in net for 330 games. Gibson's rate of quality starts is 55.6% and he has accumulated 179 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has accrued 8,933 stops out of the 9,746 shots attempted against him, giving him a percentage of .917. His opposition is averaging 2.58 goals per game and he has surrendered 813 goals overall. He got the starting nod in 322 games and has been on the ice for 18,930 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim (+140)
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