Carolina Hurricanes vs. Anaheim Ducks - 11/16/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Anaheim Ducks (5-8-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (6-9-2)
NHL Hockey: Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm (PNC Arena)
The Line: Carolina Hurricanes -105 / Anaheim Ducks -105 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, TSOH
The Anaheim Ducks and Carolina Hurricanes play Monday night at the PNC Arena.
The Anaheim Ducks look for a big win after splitting their last eight games. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 1.6 goals per game and are scoring on 15.7 percent of their power plays. Corey Perry leads Anaheim with five goals, Rickard Rakell has five assists and Chris Stewart has 26 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 90 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 30 goals on 394 shots faced and Anton Khudobin has given up 13 goals on 132 shots. Andersen has allowed eight goals in his last two games.
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The Carolina Hurricanes need a big win after losing five of their last six games. The Carolina Hurricanes are averaging two goals per game and are scoring on 13.8 percent of their power plays. Justin Faulk leads Carolina with six goals, Eric Staal has eight assists and Victor Rask has 39 shots on goal. Defensively, the Carolina Hurricanes are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 80 percent of their power play chances. Cam Ward has allowed 34 goals on 332 shots faced and Eddie Lack has given up 12 goals on 89 shots. Ward has given up nine goals in his last three games. Ryan Murphy is questionable with a shoulder injury.
The Ducks are 7-1 in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-8 in their last 9 road games. The Hurricanes are 1-4 in their last 5 home games and 21-44 in their last 65 vs. Western Conference. The Ducks are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The Ducks have been playing slightly better hockey right now and have had the Hurricanes number over the years. I'll side with the road team here.