Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Hurricanes vs Ducks Odds
Weekly NHL betting sees the Carolina Hurricanes taking on the Anaheim Ducks Friday December 11th at Honda Center, Anaheim, California. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey season long so stay tuned for more FREE NHL hockey predictions.
Carolina Hurricanes (10-14-3-1) vs. Anaheim Ducks (11-12-4-1)(
Date: Friday December 11th
Venue: Honda Center, Anaheim, California
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Anaheim -190
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds:Anaheim -1.5 +150
NHL Betting Total:5.0
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The Ducks come in winners of 2 in a row as they look to get back to the .500 mark when the Hurricanes come in on Friday.
Anaheim has been inconsistent all season long, but come in off a giant win after knocking off Pittsburgh 2-1.
Carolina comes in off a crazy game in which they fell to Dallas 6-5.
The Hurricanes opened their 4 game road trip in crazy fashion as they fell 6-5 to Dallas.
Carolina erased a 5-1 deficit in the 3rd period as they scored 4 goals to tie things up. However, the Stars put in the game winner leaving it all for not.
The Hurricanes are at least getting some encouraging signs as they’ve scored 10 goals over their last 2 games. On the season, the Canes have averaged only 2.29 goals per game, which is something they need to improve on going forward.
G Cam Ward has struggled as of late. He’s allowed 4 goals in each of the last 2 games and 3 goals over the last 4. On the season, Ward has a 9-8-3 record, with 2.73 GAA.
Carolina has had a tough time on the road this season going 4-8-1-0.
Winnings streaks have been hard to come by this season for the Ducks.
With them winning 2 straight, they can consider this a winning streak and Ryan Kesler called this a huge confidence builder for the team. Anaheim looks to make it 3 in a row as they try to beat the Hurricanes for the 2nd time in less than a month.
Anaheim defeated Carolina 4-1 on 11/16.
Corey Perry has caught fire as he has 3 goals in his last 4 games and has 10 goals over the last 17 games. Perry leads the team with his 10 goals and in points with 19.
They’re recent success has come thanks to G John Gibson. Gibson is 4-2-1 with a GAA of just 1.47 and is expected to be in net for the 7th straight time since being recalled. His save percentage sits at .944 this year.
NHL Hockey Handicapping Trends
- Hurricanes are 5-2 in their last 7 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game.
- Hurricanes are 9-19 in their last 28 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Hurricanes are 6-13 in their last 19 vs. Western Conference.
- Ducks are 6-1 in their last 7 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Ducks are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Metropolitan.
Free NHL Hockey Prediction
The Ducks big win over Pittsburgh has them feeling really good right now.
With Gibson hot in net as well, they should be able to make it 3 straight here.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Anaheim ML
The Ducks are worth the juice here. With Perry catching fire and home ice advantage, Anaheim grabs their 3rd straight win.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Anaheim 5- Carolina 2
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