Nashville Predators at Anaheim Ducks - 3/21/22 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Anaheim Ducks (27-26-11) vs Nashville Predators (36-22-4)
Game Info: Monday, March 21, 2022 at 10:00 pm (Honda Center)
Betting Odds: Anaheim Ducks +220 / Nashville Predators +100 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Anaheim Ducks host the Nashville Predators in Monday NHL Action.
The Nashville Predators come into this road contest with an overall record of 36-22-4. Through 62 games, the Predators are 3rd in the Central Division. On the season, they have found the net 204 times, good for a rank of 13th among NHL teams. Heading into the game, Nashville is the 10th ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 2.79 goals per game. So far, the Predators have a strength of schedule rating of 19th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 10th ranked team in the NHL.
The Anaheim Ducks get set to host the Nashville Predators with an overall record of 27-26-11. This mark places them 6th in the Pacific division. Through 64 games, the Ducks have scored 183 goals, giving them an average of 2.8. This output gives them a rank of 19th among NHL teams. On defense, Anaheim is the 22nd ranked unit, giving up 3.11 goals per contest. So far, the Ducks have played the 11th toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account Anaheim's scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 21st in the NHL.
Coming into this game, the Nashville Predators leader in points is Roman Josi. In his team's 62 games, he has come up with 17 goals and 58 assists. He has scored his goals on a shooting percentage of 7.9%. While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of +20.0. The team's top overall goal scorer is Filip Forsberg. Of his 33 goals, 18.0% have come during power play time. Nashville's top goalie is Juuse Saros, who is giving up an average of 2.47 goals per game. In his 52 games played, he has turned in 34 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.
Through 59 games, the Anaheim Ducks' goal and overall scoring leader is Troy Terry, with 52 points. He has reached his mark of 29 goals, on a shooting percentage of 21.3%. So far, 28% of his goals have come during power play time. Behind him is Trevor Zegras, who has 28 assists to go along with his 16 goals. However, when on the ice, the Ducks are -20 in scoring differential. Anaheim's top goalie is John Gibson, who is giving up an average of 3.05 goals per game. In his 45 games played, he has turned in 24 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.
In Nashville's 62 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 36-26. So far, taking the over when the Predators are playing away from home has been a good bet with an over-under record of 23-9. On the season, 58.0% of Nashville's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 54.0% of the scoring coming from the Predators. In Anaheim's 64 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 32-31-1. So far, the team has been less likely to go over the betting line when playing at home, going just 14-18. On the season, 52.0% of Anaheim's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 46.0% of the scoring coming from the Ducks. With a line set at just 5.5 goals, I expect the Ducks and Predators to surpass this line.
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