Anaheim Ducks vs New York Islanders Prediction, 10/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs New York Islanders
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: UBS Arena in Elmont, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+160) Islanders (-190)
The Anaheim Ducks are traveling to UBS Arena on Saturday where they will try to defeat the New York Islanders. The moneyline on this matchup has the Ducks at +160 and the Islanders are sitting at -190. The total comes in at 6.
The Anaheim Ducks were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 5-4 victory against the Kraken their last time out. The Ducks had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in the win. For the outing, they tallied a score on 5 out of the 27 shots they launched. Additionally, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice and scored 2 goals. Anaheim had 27 penalty minutes for this matchup.
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Anaheim Ducks opponents have totaled 5 power play tries (14th in the league) and have a total of 3 goals in those chances. The Ducks have had 48 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .917. Anaheim has tried 27 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 18.5%. When playing at even strength, the Ducks have allowed 1 goal while having 3 themselves. Anaheim steps onto the ice with 3 power play chances and they have scored 2 goals during those advantages, earning them a rate of 66.67%. For the current campaign, they have earned 2 points and their points % is 1.000. When it comes to their scoring, the Anaheim Ducks have accumulated 5 goals (10th in the NHL) so far this season and have surrendered 4.
The man protecting the net in this game is John Gibson. Gibson has taken the ice for 379 games during his professional hockey career. He has accumulated an overall record of 167-148-51 and he has gotten the start in 371 games. The opposition has notched 968 goals against Gibson in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.67. Gibson has seen 11,331 shots taken against him and has amassed 10,363 saves. His save percentage currently is .915 during his 21,736 minutes played. Over the course of his time in hockey, Gibson has accrued 204 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .550.
In their last contest, New York went up against the Panthers in a game where the Islanders went home in defeat by a final score of 3-1. The Islanders earned 1 goal out of the 33 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 chances on the power play in this game and scored 1 out of those chances.
New York has taken 33 shots (18th in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 3.03%, while allowing the other team 29 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 100.00% on their oppositions 5 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 89.7%. They have a tally of 3 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 33.33%. The Islanders have accumulated 0 goals at even strength and 1 goal (19th in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have allowed 3 goals. For the season, the New York Islanders have earned a total of 1 goal.
On the other side of the ice you will find Ilya Sorokin defending the net. He is sitting with 2,063 saves out of 2,234 shots taken, giving him a save % of .923. Sorokin has earned a lifetime record of 39-25-11 and has participated in 75 games. He has been a starter 74 games and has played 4,402 mins. Sorokin's quality start percentage comes in at 71.6% and he has 53 quality starts in his NHL career. His opponents are averaging 2.33 goals per contest and he has given up 171 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim (+160)
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