Toronto Maple Leafs vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 11/28/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Sunday, November 28, 2021
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (11-7-3) play the Toronto Maple Leafs (15-6-1) at Honda Center on Sunday.
The Maple Leafs will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 4-1 win over the Sharks their last time on the ice. The Maple Leafs had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in the win. In the outing, they converted 4 out of the 33 shots they put on net. Additionally, they had 2 power play tries and were able to net 1 goal. Toronto accrued 6 penalty mins for this contest. The Corsi for the Maple Leafs came in at 39 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 49 which had their Corsi rate coming in at 44.3%. Their Fenwick was 31 and the Fenwick against was 41, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 43.1%. They earned 27 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 19 attempts to control the puck. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 39.7% and they had a PDO of 108.5 for this matchup.
Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have tallied 59 power play opportunities (16th in the league) and have scored 8 goals in those attempts. The Maple Leafs have had 660 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .927. Toronto has taken 747 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 8.2%. When playing at even strength, the Maple Leafs have allowed the opponent to score 40 goals while earning 46 on the offensive side of the ice. Toronto has tallied 61 power play opportunities and they have tallied 15 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 24.59%. For the current campaign, they have tallied 31 points and their points percentage comes in at .705. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Toronto Maple Leafs have tallied 61 goals (12th in hockey) on the year and have allowed 48.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Jack Campbell. Campbell has participated in 103 contests over the course of his pro hockey career. He has amassed an overall mark of 51-34-9 and he was named the starter in 94 games. The opposition has been able to score 224 goals versus Campbell in his professional career and his average for goals against per game is 2.34. Campbell has had 2,864 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 2,640 total saves. He has a save percentage of .922 in his 5,755 minutes on the ice. For his career, Campbell has 56 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .596.
The last time they were on the ice, Anaheim squared up with the Senators in a game where the Ducks took home the victory by a final of 4-0. They had 3 power play chances in this game and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities. The Ducks scored 4 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they tried. They had a PDO of 112 and they had an oZS percentage of 63.6%. Anaheim earned a 62.1% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Anaheim played and they looked like the better team in this game. Their Fenwick rate came in at 53.7% by tallying a Fenwick of 36 and the Senators ending the game with a 31 Fenwick at even strength.
The Ducks have earned 51 goals at even strength and 18 goals (2nd in hockey) while having more men on the ice. Anaheim has taken 655 shots (11th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.53%, while allowing the other team 687 shots. For the year, the Anaheim Ducks have accumulated 69 goals, 25 points, in addition to a points percentage of .595. They have recorded 64 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 28.13%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 86.67% on their opponents 60 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is currently 92.0%. They have permitted 55 goals to be scored by way of 47 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you are likely to see John Gibson protecting the goal. Gibson has compiled a career record of 157-127-42 and has played in 338 games. Gibson's rate of quality starts sits at 56.1% and he has 185 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has racked up 9,175 stops out of the 10,008 shots attempted against him, which gives him a save percentage of .917. Opponents are averaging 2.57 goals/game and he has given up 833 goals in total. He has started in 330 games and has been on the ice for 19,413 mins.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim
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