New Jersey Devils vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 1/13/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Jersey Devils vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Friday, January 13, 2023
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
Odds/Point Spread: Devils (-280) Ducks (+225)
The Anaheim Ducks (12-26-4) will compete against the New Jersey Devils (26-12-3) at Honda Center on Friday. The moneyline on this game has New Jersey at -280 and Anaheim is at +225. The total is 7.
The New Jersey Devils were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 5-3 victory against the Hurricanes in the last game they played. New Jersey garnered 6 mins in the box in this outing. Furthermore, they had 4 power play opportunities but didn't net one. The Devils had a impressive offensive performance in the win. In the game, they scored on 5 out of the 22 shots they looked to score on.
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New Jersey Devils opponents have tallied 129 power play opportunities (15th in hockey) and have earned 23 goals in those attempts. The Devils thus far have had 1,120 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .904. New Jersey has attempted 1,417 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.0%. When playing at even strength, the Devils let the opposition score 85 goals while scoring 115 when they are on offense. New Jersey has accounted for 130 power play chances and they have notched 26 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.00%. For the current campaign, they have accumulated 55 points and their points percentage sits at .671. In regard to scoring goals, the New Jersey Devils have notched 141 goals (9th in the league) for the season and have allowed 108.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Vitek Vanecek. Vanecek has played in 106 contests over the course of his NHL career. He has a record of 57-27-12 and he has gotten the start in 99 games. Opponents have racked up 255 goals against Vanecek in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.60. Vanecek has seen 2,803 shots taken against him and has recorded 2,548 total saves. His save percentage is .909 in his 5,878 mins played. In his career, Vanecek has accumulated 52 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .525.
In their last game, Anaheim faced off against the Oilers in a matchup where the Ducks took the loss by a score of 6-2. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this one but weren't able to score a goal. The Ducks recorded 2 goals out of the 23 shots on goal they took.
For the year, the Anaheim Ducks have earned a total of 95 goals, 28 points, in addition to a points percentage of .333. They have allowed 173 goals to be scored by way of 130 goals at even strength and 43 goals while they were shorthanded. The Ducks have accumulated 77 goals at even strength and 18 goals (31st in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 121 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 14.88%. Anaheim has put up 1,210 shots (25th in hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 7.85%, while allowing the other team 1,630 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 71.33% on their oppositions 150 tries on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 89.4%.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see John Gibson in goal. He has accrued 11,212 stops out of the 12,280 shots tried, which gives him a save percentage of .913. Gibson is the owner of a lifetime record of 173-166-54 and has been in goal for 406 games. He was named a starter in 398 games and his ice time sits at 23,208 mins. Gibson's quality start percentage comes out to 54.5% and he has 217 quality starting assignments in his career. The opposition is averaging 2.76 goals per contest and he has yielded 1,068 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim (+225)
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