Ducks vs. Maple Leafs - 1/6/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Maple Leafs (15-15-7) at Anaheim Ducks (16-15-7)
NHL Hockey: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: Anaheim Ducks -187 / Toronto Maple Leafs +168 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: RSNONT, FSWHD
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Anaheim Ducks square off Wednesday at the Honda Center.
The Toronto Maple Leafs hope to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Toronto Maple Leafs are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 19.6 percent of their power plays. Leo Komarov leads Toronto with 15 goals, Tyler Bozak has 16 assists and James van Riemsdyk has 118 shots on goal. Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 79.7 percent of their power play chances. Jonathan Bernier has allowed 52 goals on 500 shots faced and James Reimer has given up 32 goals on 502 shots. Bernier has allowed nine goals in his last three games.
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The Anaheim Ducks look for another victory after winning five of their last eight games. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 1.9 goals per game and are scoring on 20 percent of their power plays. Corey Perry leads Anaheim with 14 goals, Ryan Getzlaf has 20 assists and Rickard Rakell has 78 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 88.6 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 45 goals on 517 shots faced and John Gibson has given up 23 goals on 340 shots. Anderson has allowed five goals in his last three games.
The Maple Leafs are 9-4 in their last 13 vs. Western Conference and 12-41 in their last 53 road games. The Ducks are 10-1 in their last 11 games playing on 2 days rest and 3-8 in their last 11 games following a win. The Maple Leafs are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
The Ducks have been great when having an extended rest while the Maple Leafs have been fade material all season when on the road. While the chalk isn't great, Anaheim has to be the pick here based on how Toronto plays on the road.