Ducks at Predators Game 6 - 4/25/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Anaheim Ducks (49-27-11) at Nashville Predators (43-30-14)
NHL Hockey: Monday, April 25, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Nashville Predators +100 / Anaheim Ducks -110 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators clash Monday night for game six at the Bridgestone Arena.
The Anaheim Ducks hope to win their fourth straight game of the series and advance to the next round. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 23 percent of their power plays. Andrew Cogliano leads Anaheim with two goals, Chris Stewart has three assists and Ryan Getzlaf has 13 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 87.2 percent of their power play chances. John Gibson has allowed six goals on 60 shots faced and Frederik Andersen has given up three goals on 87 shots. Andersen has given up three goals in his last three games.
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The Nashville Predators hope to avoid elimination and force a game seven on Wednesday night. The Nashville Predators are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 19.7 percent of their power plays. Shea Weber leads Nashville with one goal, Colin Wilson has three assists and James Neal has 17 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 81.2 percent of their power play chances. Pekka Rinne has allowed 15 goals on 135 shots faced. Rinne has given up 11 goals in his last three games.
The Ducks are 4-0 in their last 4 road games and 55-26 in their last 81 Monday games. The Predators are 6-2 in their last 8 Monday games and 0-4 in their last 4 games following a loss of 3 or more goals. The Ducks are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Nashville and 12-5 in the last 17 meetings overall.
The Ducks are finally playing like the team we saw in the regular season, and they've clearly figured out Rinne. The guy can't stop anything from finding the back of the net lately. So, while game sevens are always good and fun, you have to like the Ducks to find a way once again and get the victory on the road.