Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues Prediction, 11/19/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Location: Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+188) Blues (-230)
The St. Louis Blues (8-8-0) will take on the Anaheim Ducks (5-11-1) at Enterprise Center on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has Anaheim at +188 while St. Louis opens at -230. The over/under comes in at 6.
The Anaheim Ducks were on the losing side of the ice with a 3-2 loss against the Jets in their previous game. Anaheim earned 31 penalty minutes in this contest. Moreover, they had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to score. The Ducks didn't have their best offensive outing in the defeat. For the game, they tallied a score on 2 of the 31 shots they put on goal.
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When playing at even strength, the Ducks have surrendered 50 goals while notching 40 of their own. Anaheim Ducks opponents have tallied 62 power play tries (12th in hockey) and have come away with 22 goals in those attempts. In reference to their scoring, the Anaheim Ducks have tallied 45 goals (28th in the National Hockey League) over the course of the season and have given up 72. Anaheim has taken 514 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.8%. For the current season, the have a total of 11 points and their points percentage is .324. The Ducks so far have had 652 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .890. Anaheim has accounted for 47 power play opportunities and they have tallied 5 goals out of those chances, garnering them a percentage of 10.64%.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be John Gibson. Gibson has participated in 391 contests during his professional hockey career. He has compiled a win-loss mark of 169-157-52 and he started in 383 games. The opposition has scored 1,014 goals versus Gibson in his career and his goals against average per contest is 2.72. Gibson has had 11,749 shot attempts taken against him and he has 10,735 saves. His save percentage currently is .914 for his 22,401 minutes guarding the cage. Over the course of his career, Gibson has tallied 209 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .546.
In their last contest, St. Louis opposed the Capitals in a game where the Blues got the tie by a final of 4-4. They had 4 power play opportunities in this matchup and scored 1 out of those opportunities. The Blues tallied 4 goals out of the 24 shots on goal they attempted.
The Blues have accumulated 34 goals at even strength and 9 goals (29th in the NHL) while on the power play. St. Louis has tried 479 shots (29th in hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 8.98%, while allowing the other team 544 shots. On the campaign, the St. Louis Blues have 43 goals, 16 points, and a points percentage of .500. They have permitted 56 goals to be scored by of a combination of 46 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they had less men on the ice. They have earned 43 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 20.93%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 71.43% on the other teams 35 chances on the power play, and their save percentage is 89.7%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Jordan Binnington protecting the net. Binnington is the owner of a career mark of 97-51-20 and has participated in 174 games. Binnington's quality start rate comes out to 54.7% and he has accumulated 93 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He is sitting with 4,495 stops out of the 4,935 shots tried, giving him a save percentage of .911. His opposition is averaging 2.61 goals per contest and he has relinquished 440 goals overall. He got the starting nod in 170 contests and has been on the ice for 10,115 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim (+188)
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