Anaheim Ducks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - 11/6/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Columbus Blue Jackets (3-10-0) at Anaheim Ducks (3-7-2)
NHL Hockey: Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: Anaheim Ducks / Columbus Blue Jackets --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSOH, FSW2
The Columbus Blue Jackets and Anaheim Ducks square off Friday night at the Honda Center.
The Columbus Blue Jackets hope to continue their hot streak with wins in four of their last six games. The Columbus Blue Jackets are averaging 2.3 goals per game and are scoring on 18.4 percent of their power plays. Boone Jenner leads Columbus with seven goals, Ryan Johansen has seven assists and Brandon Saad has 32 shots on goal. Defensively, the Columbus Blue Jackets are allowing 3.7 goals per game and are killing 73.8 percent of their power play chances. Sergei Bobrovsky has allowed 39 goals on 335 shots faced and Curtis McElhinney has given up seven goals on 80 shots. Bobrovsky has given up seven goals in his last three games.
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The Anaheim Ducks look to get back on track with a third straight victory. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 1.3 goals per game and are scoring on 10.8 percent of their power plays. Chris Stewart leads Anaheim with two goals, Corey Perry has three assists and Hampus Lindholm has 29 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 90.5 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 20 goals on 303 shots faced and Anton Khudobin has given up nine goals on 72 shots. Anderson has given up seven goals in his last three games. Rickard Rakell is questionable with an upper-body injury.
The Blue Jackets are 6-0 in their last 6 vs. Pacific and 9-3 in their last 12 vs. Western Conference. The Ducks are 1-7 in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-0 in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference. The over is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Ducks are playing some of the best hockey recently and are actually winning for once. The Blue Jackets are also playing well but are coming off a late game Thursday night. I'll take the rested home team here.