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(10-9-2) Anaheim Ducks vs. Washington Capitals (15-3-4)
Date: Sunday, November 18
Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: Capital One Arena, Washington D.C.
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Ducks -110| Capitals -200
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NHL Betting Total: 6
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The Anaheim Ducks will be on the road Monday taking the ice against the Capitals at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C.
Anaheim will be looking for back-to-back wins after beating the Blues 4-1 in St. Louis on Saturday.
The Capitals will also be looking for a second straight win after beating the Bruins 2-3 in Boston their last time on the ice.
John Gibson is projected to be defending the net for the Ducks on Monday. He carries a 7-9-0 record on the year with a 2.83 ga/avg to go with a .915 save percentage.
Jakob Silfverberg leads Anaheim with 17 points, Nine goals, and eight assists.
The Anaheim Ducks are now 10-9-2 on the season following a 4-1 win against the Blues in St. Louis. Anaheim was outshot 25-38 in the game but managed to win 30 of 55 faceoffs. They were unable to score on either of their two power-play opportunities but were able to defend the net each of the four times they were forced to skate shorthanded. They had four blocked shots and five takeaways in the game.
Anaheim has been able to find the back of the net for an average of 2.71 goals per game for the season while giving up 2.81 to their opponents. They have been able to fire an average of 28.6 shots per game while allowing 33.0 on the defensive end of the ice. They have five power-play goals this season for a 9.1 conversion rate to go with an 80.3 penalty kill percentage.
Braden Holtby is projected to be between the pipes for the Capitals. He is 10-1-3 on the season with a 2.97 ga/avg and a .904 save percentage.
John Carlson leads Washington with 32 points, 24 assists, and eight goals.
The Washington Capitals are now 15-3-4 following a 3-2 shootout win in Boston against the Bruins. The Capitals were able to outshoot the Bruins 44-23 while winning 35 of 52 faceoffs. Washington was unable to score on either of their two power-play opportunities while defending the net each of the three times they were forced to skate with a man in the box. They had five blocked shots and 14 takeaways in the game.
The Capitals have been good for an average of 3.68 goals per game this season while giving up 3.00 to their opponents. They have been able to fire 31.8 shots per game while allowing 31.3 on the defensive end of the ice. Washington has scored 17 power-play goals for a 23.3 conversion rate to go with an 85.7 penalty kill percentage.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Anaheim is 1-4 in their previous five games playing on just one day of rest.
- Anaheim is 2-5 in their last seven games following a win.
- Anaheim is 1-5 in their previous six overall.
- Washington is 9-3 in their previous 12 games vs. the Pacific division./li>
Free Anaheim Ducks vs. Washington Capitals NHL Prediction:
The Washington Capitals have a 5-5-0 record in their previous 10 matchups against the Ducks with the over/under going 5-5.
Washington has been good for an average of 2.80 goals per game during the span while giving up an average of 3.40 to Anaheim.
The Caps have four power-play goals on 32 opportunities while giving up eight goals to the Ducks on 30 chances.
I’m liking the Capitals to win at home in this one. They are putting up better numbers on both ends of the ice, especially power-play percentage. I think Washington makes the most of playing on their home ice, putting on a nice show.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Washington -1.5
NHL Free Prediction: Anaheim 2 – Washington 4
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