Predators vs. Ducks Odds
Anaheim is the No. 4 seed in the West with 99 points while Nashville also has 99 points, but comes into the playoffs as the No. 5 seed.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com Anaheim is the favorite to win this series with odds of -140 while Nashville has odds of +110.
Anaheim went 47-30-5 on the season to finished second in the Pacific Division. The Ducks scored 239 goals on the year and allowed 235. They are 26-13-2 at home and 21-17-3 on the road. Anaheim won 7 of its last 10 games to end the regular season.
Nashville went 44-27-11 on the year to finish second in the Central Division. The Predators scored 219 goals and allowed 194. They are 24-9-8 at home and 20-18-3 on the road. They have also won 7 of their last 10 games to end the regular season.
These two teams faced off four times during the regular season and Nashville won three of the four meetings. The Predators scored 17 goals in the four games while the Ducks scored 11.
Trends show that the favorite has won 16 of the last 21 meetings in this series and the home team has won 15 of the last 21 games in the series.
In terms of injuries, Anaheim goalies Jonas Hiller and Ray Emery are both considered doubtful with injures while Nashville center Cal O’Reilly is doubtful with a leg injury.
2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Odds – Predators vs. Ducks
Nashville Predators +110
Anaheim Ducks -140
Predators vs. Ducks Series Schedule
Wednesday, April 13 at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m. TSN
Friday, April 15 at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m. TSN
Sunday, April 17 at Nashville, 6:00 p.m. TSN
Wednesday, April 20 at Nashville, 8:30 p.m. TSN
*Friday, April 22 at Anaheim, 10:00 p.m. TSN
*Sunday, April 24 at Nashville, TBD TSN
*Tuesday, April 26 at Anaheim, TBD TSN