Anaheim Ducks vs New York Islanders Prediction, 3/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs New York Islanders
Date: Sunday, March 13, 2022
Location: UBS Arena in Elmont, NY
UBS Arena is where the New York Islanders (23-24-8) will compete against the Anaheim Ducks (27-24-9) on Sunday.
The Anaheim Ducks will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 4-1 defeat to the Predators their last time on the ice. The Ducks had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this defeat. While out there on the ice, they were able to notch a goal on 1 out of the 28 shots they tried. They also had 3 chances on the power play but weren't able to score a goal. Anaheim recorded 11 minutes in the box for this contest.
The Ducks have had 1,976 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .905. When at even strength, the Ducks let the opposition score 158 goals while notching 130 of their own. Anaheim Ducks opponents have amassed 169 power play tries (14th in the NHL) and have tallied 29 goals in those attempts. For the current season, they have scored 63 points and their points percentage is sitting at .525. Anaheim has tried 1,782 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.7%. In reference to their goal scoring prowess, the Anaheim Ducks have accumulated 172 goals (19th in hockey) for the year and have allowed 187. Anaheim has compiled 171 power play chances and they have added 42 goals out of those advantages, earning them a rate of 24.56%.
The player in the crease for this game is John Gibson. Over the course of his career, Gibson has recorded 198 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .556. He has a save percentage of .915 in his 20,877 mins between the pipes. Gibson has had 10,802 shot attempts against him and has amassed 9,888 total saves. The opposition has scored 914 goals against Gibson in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.63. He has compiled a record of 165-139-48 and he has started in 356 games. Gibson has been in goal for 364 games over the course of his hockey career.
Their last time out, New York played the Jets in a game where the Islanders notched a win by a final score of 5-2. The Islanders notched 5 goals of the 38 shots on goal they pursued. They had 4 power play chances in this outing and recorded 1 goal out of those attempts.
The Islanders have 119 goals at even strength and 28 goals (26th in hockey) while on the power play. New York has taken 1,620 shots (31st in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.07%, while allowing the opposition 1,741 shots. So far this year, the New York Islanders have earned a total of 147 goals, 54 points, and a points percentage of .491. They have recorded 142 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 19.72%. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 82.96% on their oppositions 135 chances on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 91.4%. They have permitted 149 goals to be scored by way of 126 goals at even strength and 23 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the ice you will find Semyon Varlamov in goal. He has compiled 15,050 saves out of 16,427 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .916. Varlamov is the owner of a career record of 255-206-61 and has participated in 548 contests. He has started in 522 contests and has played for a total of 31,357 mins. Varlamov's percentage of quality starts comes out to 56.5% and he has qualified for 295 quality starts in his professional career. The opposition is averaging 2.63 goals per game and he has relinquished 1,377 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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