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NHL Anaheim Ducks vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction 11/28/2023

The Anaheim Ducks (9-12-0) travel to face off against the Vancouver Canucks (14-7-1) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Rogers Arena in Vancouver and televised on ESPN+. Both the Ducks and Canucks will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Puck drop is scheduled for 10:00 ET.

Anaheim Ducks vs Vancouver Canucks

The Anaheim Ducks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Coming into their game vs. Canucks, the Ducks have a 9-12-0 record. They hold a 4-8-0 record when playing at home, and they have gone 5-4-0 on the road. They are currently positioned 6th in the Western Pacific division and 12th in the Western conference. Anaheim heads into the game with four wins by more than one goal, and lost eight games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line record this season is 4-17.

Following a 8-2 loss on the road to the Oilers, the Ducks are eager to bounce back. In the first period, the Ducks found success on offense with two times, but that was the end of their scoring for the game. In the game, Anaheim managed to score all two goals at even strength. They concluded with 23 shots on goal and committed 10 turnovers.

Coming in as the underdog, Anaheim not only lost straight-up but also failed to cover the puck line. With a combined total of 10 goals, the teams exceeded the over/under line of 7 goals set for the game.

The Vancouver Canucks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Facing the Ducks, the Canucks have a record of 14-7-1 so far. At home, their record is 7-1-1 and 7-6-0 on the road. Their current record places them 3rd in the Western Pacific division and 4th in the Western conference. Vancouver’s average scoring margin for the season is +1.5, resulting in an overall puck line record of 11-11. When playing at home their scoring margin is +2.4, whereas in away games, they are at +.8.

Coming off a 4-3 loss on the road to the Sharks, the Canucks are hoping to bounce back today. Offensively, the Canucks’ offense scored in each period against the Sharks. Out of Vancouver’s three goals, two were scored during power plays. They concluded the game with 33 shots on goal and had three giveaways.

Vancouver took a loss against the puck line, going into the game as the favorites with a -1.5-point advantage. With a combined total of 7 goals, the teams exceeded the over/under line of 6.5 goals set for the game.

Anaheim Offense Breakdown

When looking at their offense, the Ducks have an average of 2.8 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 26th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 20th in the league. Anaheim’s offense comes into the game ranked 18th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 20th in the NHL.

This season, the Ducks’ have an over/under record of 10-11-0. Throughout the season, they have played 11 games that did not exceed the 6.5 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6.2 goals per game.

Vancouver Offense Breakdown

On the offensive side, the Canucks are scoring an 4 goals per game this season, ranking 1st in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 12th in the league. This season, the Canucks have a 9-3 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 5-4 record.

The Canucks’ over/under record this season is 14-6-2. For the season, they have had 16 games that surpassed this game’s over/under line of 6.5. Overall, their games are averaging6.5 goals per game.

Anaheim Team Defense

The Ducks’ defense comes into the game with a ranking of 22nd in takeaways and an average of 5.9 takeaways per contest. They hold 8th place in the NHL for goals allowed, with an average of 3.3 goals given up per game.

Vancouver Team Defense

Defensively, the Canucks are currently 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.7 shots per game against Vancouver. They also are 7th in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.

Ducks vs Canucks Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Ducks have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 2 goals per game in this stretch.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Vancouver has an puck line record of 1-2 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Vancouver has an puck line mark of 2-3 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Ducks have a straight up record of 7-3. Their record vs the puck line in these games was 4-6.

Ducks vs Canucks Prediction

When it comes to a straight moneyline bet, look no further than the Canucks. Nevertheless, given the payout of -245, you could also think about incorporating this bet into a parlay.

For my recommended choice in the puck line, I’m leaning towards the Ducks to cover. Even if the Canucks secure a straight-up win, this game is expected to be tightly contested, and the Ducks should cover the puck line.

If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 6.5 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.

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