Moneyline favors Ducks in battle with Canucks
|24-14-9||January 15, 2014, 10:30 PM | Honda Center||35-8-5|
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Anaheim and Vancouver on Wednesday, with the host Ducks trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Ducks are 35-8-5 so far on the season. The Canucks, meanwhile, are 24-14-9. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Anaheim go 25-20-3 and the Canucks go 14-26-7 on the totals.
View Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks Odds and Stats.
The Canucks were listed as 162 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday at BetOnline.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 2-ranked Ducks and the No. 8-rated Canucks in this matchup.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 1-0 loser on the road against the Kings. Bettors on Los Angeles at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Anaheim was a 1-0 winner in its last match at home against the Red Wings. They won as -195 favorites, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Anaheim's No. 3-ranked offense (3.35 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.45 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 16.35% rate while the Canucks have a 89.66% rate on the penalty kill.
Vancouver at Winnipeg, Thursday, January 16th
Anaheim at Chicago, Friday, January 17th