Edmonton Oilers vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 1/11/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-250) Ducks (+198)
The Anaheim Ducks (12-25-4) will go up against the Edmonton Oilers (21-18-3) at Honda Center on Wednesday. The moneyline on this contest has Edmonton at -250 and Anaheim opens at +198. The betting total is set at 7.
The Edmonton Oilers were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 6-3 defeat against the Kings in their previous game. Edmonton had 41 penalty minutes in this matchup. Additionally, they had 6 opportunities with more players on the ice but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. The Oilers were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in the defeat. For the outing, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 31 shots they put on net.
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In relation to scoring goals, the Edmonton Oilers have accounted for 147 goals (3rd in the National Hockey League) so far this season and have given up 142. For the current season, they sit with 45 points and their points percentage sits at .536. Edmonton skates onto the rink with 155 power play opportunities and they have tallied 48 goals out of those chances, giving them a rate of 30.97%. While playing at even strength, the Oilers let the opposition score 100 goals while getting 99 on offense. Edmonton has tried 1,348 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.9%. The Oilers have had 1,370 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .896. Edmonton Oilers opponents have earned 154 power play tries (3rd in hockey) and have come away with 42 goals in those chances.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Jack Campbell. Over the course of his pro career, Campbell has accounted for 76 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .535. His save percentage is at .912 in his 8,612 minutes on the ice. Campbell has had 4,331 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 3,948 saves. The opposition has racked up 383 goals versus Campbell in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 2.67. He has accumulated a mark of 80-47-15 and he was named the starter in 142 games. Campbell has played in 154 games during his hockey career.
When they were on the ice last, Anaheim went up against the Bruins in an outing where the Ducks ended up taking the loss by a final score of 7-1. They had 2 power play opportunities in this contest but were not able to net one. The Ducks notched 1 goal of the 29 shots on goal they were seeking.
During this campaign, the Anaheim Ducks have tallied 93 goals, 28 points, in addition to a points percentage of .341. They have granted a total of 167 goals to be scored by way of 125 goals at even strength and 42 goals while they were shorthanded. The Ducks have accumulated 75 goals at even strength and 18 goals (31st in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 118 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 15.25%. Anaheim has attempted 1,187 shots (24th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 7.83%, while allowing their opponents 1,577 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 71.43% on their opponents 147 power play tries, and their save percentage is 89.4%.
On the other side of the ice you will find John Gibson in net. His opponents are averaging 2.75 goals per contest and he has yielded 1,062 goals overall. Gibson's quality start percentage comes in at 54.7% and he has earned 217 quality starts in his NHL career. He has started in 397 games and his ice time sits at 23,168 mins. Gibson is the owner of a lifetime record of 173-165-54 and has been in net for 405 games. He has racked up 11,181 saves out of the 12,243 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of .913.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton (-250)
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