Ducks visit Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL clash
|15-5-2||November 18, 2013, 07:30 PM | Consol Energy Centre||12-8-0|
The Penguins get a visit from the Anaheim Ducks in hockey action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Pittsburgh will face the 15-5-2 Ducks. In totals betting, the Penguins are 7-12-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Ducks are 10-11-1 favoring the OVER.
View Anaheim Ducks vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds and Stats.
The Ducks were listed as 148 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Penguins at No. 5 and the Ducks at No. 8 heading into this contest.
The Ducks were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
The Penguins were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at +126 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 13-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 20.83% rate while the Ducks have a 75.36% rate on the penalty kill.
Anaheim home to New Jersey, Wednesday, November 20th
Pittsburgh at Washington, Wednesday, November 20th