Anaheim Ducks vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 12/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+310) Maple Leafs (-400)
Scotiabank Arena is the site where the Toronto Maple Leafs (18-5-6) will try to defeat the Anaheim Ducks (7-18-3) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Ducks at +310 while the Maple Leafs are priced at -400. The total comes in at 6.
The Anaheim Ducks will need a bounce back game after taking a 6-1 defeat against the Sharks in their last outing. Anaheim tallied 24 penalty mins for this matchup. In addition, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice but didn't convert them into a score. The Ducks had a below average offensive outing in the loss. In the game, they scored on 1 out of the 24 shots they tried.
Get all of our NHL Picks Today
Anaheim Ducks opponents have recorded 99 power play opportunities (9th in the NHL) and have come away with 33 goals in those attempts. The Ducks have had 1,050 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .888. Anaheim has taken 840 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.1%. At even strength, the Ducks have surrendered 85 goals while notching 56 as an offensive unit. Anaheim is sitting with 80 power play chances and they have notched 12 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 15.00%. For the current campaign, they have tallied 17 points and their points percentage is sitting at .304. When discussing their scoring, the Anaheim Ducks have notched 68 goals (30th in pro hockey) for the year and have allowed 118.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Anthony Stolarz. In his career, Stolarz has accumulated 29 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .537. He has a save percentage of .911 in his 3,811 mins guarding the cage. Stolarz has seen 2,075 shots taken against him and has recorded 1,890 saves. The opposition has racked up 185 goals against Stolarz in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.91. He has an overall mark of 24-23-7 and he has gotten the start in 54 games. Stolarz has been in net for 75 games throughout his professional hockey career.
In their last contest, Toronto faced the Flames in a matchup where the Maple Leafs notched a victory by a tally of 5-4. They had 6 power play opportunities in this game and earned 3 out of those opportunities. The Maple Leafs recorded 5 goals out of the 34 shots on goal they attempted.
The Maple Leafs have tallied 69 goals at even strength and 24 goals (9th in the NHL) while on the power play. Toronto has attempted 906 shots (14th in pro hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.26%, while allowing their opponents 852 shots. During this campaign, the Toronto Maple Leafs have 93 goals, 42 points, as well as a points percentage of .724. They have granted a total of 70 goals to be scored by of a combination of 51 goals at even strength and 19 goals while they were shorthanded. They have earned 95 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 25.26%. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.79% on their oppositions 94 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.8%.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Matt Murray in net. His opposition is averaging 2.76 goals/game and he has conceded 669 goals altogether. Murray's quality start rate comes in at 53.2% and he has earned 132 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He was named a starter in 248 games and has been on the ice for 14,552 minutes. Murray has compiled a lifetime record of 139-79-24 and has been in goal for 256 contests. He is sitting with 6,923 stops out of 7,592 shots taken against him, giving him a percentage of .912.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim (+310)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.