Ottawa Senators vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 11/25/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
The Anaheim Ducks (5-13-1) will try to beat the Ottawa Senators (6-11-1) at Honda Center on Friday.
The Ottawa Senators were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 5-1 defeat to the Sharks in their previous game. Ottawa garnered 11 penalty mins in this game. The Senators could have played much better offensively in this defeat. Furthermore, they had 2 opportunities with more players on the ice but weren't able to score. For the game, they netted 1 of the 38 shots they launched.
Concerning their goal scoring prowess, the Ottawa Senators have accumulated 57 goals (21st in the NHL) this year and have given up 64. For the current campaign, they have racked up 13 points and their points percentage sits at .361. Ottawa steps onto the ice with 65 power play opportunities and they have scored 14 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 21.54%. When playing at even strength, the Senators have allowed 48 goals while getting 43 themselves. Ottawa has taken 591 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.6%. The Senators so far have had 610 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .895. Ottawa Senators opponents have tallied 71 power play opportunities (6th in professional hockey) and have a total of 16 goals in those attempts.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Cam Talbot. Opponents have tallied 1,010 goals versus Talbot in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.63. Talbot has taken the ice for 403 games throughout his professional hockey career. His save percentage currently is .915 for his 23,041 mins between the pipes. He has compiled an overall record of 202-146-34 and he has gotten the start in 386 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Talbot has accounted for 206 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .534. Talbot has had 11,836 shots against him and has recorded 10,826 total saves.
When they took the ice last, Anaheim went up against the Blues in a matchup where the Ducks went home in defeat by a tally of 3-1. They had 2 power play attempts in this one but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. The Ducks scored 1 goal of the 28 shots on goal they took.
The Ducks are sitting with 41 goals at even strength and 7 goals (31st in hockey) while having a power play advantage. Anaheim has attempted 574 shots (21st in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 8.36%, while allowing their opponents 713 shots. On the season, the Anaheim Ducks have a total of 48 goals, 11 points, as well as a points percentage of .289. They have allowed 81 goals to be scored by way of 57 goals at even strength and 24 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a tally of 53 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 13.21%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 64.18% on their oppositions 67 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 88.6%.
For the opposition you will find John Gibson protecting the net. He has a tally of 10,783 stops out of the 11,804 shots taken against him, which gives him a percentage of .914. Gibson has accrued a career record of 169-159-52 and has played in 393 games. He has been a starter 385 contests and has been on the ice for 22,499 minutes. Gibson's percentage of quality starts comes out to 54.5% and he has 210 quality starting assignments in his career. Teams are averaging 2.72 goals per game and he has yielded 1,021 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa
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