Canucks vs. Ducks Prediction
The Vanouver Canucks will try to rebound from a lopsided loss tonight when they tangle with the host Anaheim Ducks. Can Vancouver secure the victory on the road?
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Honda Center at 10:35PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Canucks are a -125 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Ducks are a +105 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals. As of Wednesday afternoon, 53 percent of public bets are being placed on host Anaheim. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Canucks hammered by Sharks
Vancouver suffered a 7-2 loss at home Monday night against San Jose to drop to 25-25-7 on the season. The Canucks trailed 3-0 before Bo Horvat scored with seven seconds remaining in the first period to put the hosts on the board. Elias Pettersson and Troy Stecher assisted on the goal. The Sharks proceeded to score three more goals in the second to go up 6-1 through three periods. Derrick Pouliot made it 6-2 with 7:54 remaining on assists by Zack MacEwen and Nikolay Goldobin. Michael DiPietro surrendered seven goals on 24 shots to take the loss in his NHL debut.
Ducks drop seventh straight
Anaheim lost by a final of 6-2 Saturday at the Flyers to fall to 21-26-9 on the season. Philadelphia went ahead 4-0 through 20 minutes before Adam Henrique put the Ducks on the board with a power play goal in the second period. Nick Ritchie and Ryan Getzlaf assisted on the score. Ritchie cut it to 4-2 in the third before the Flyers added two more insurance goals. Getzlaf and Rickard Rakell assisted on the Ritchie goal. Chad Johnson started in net and allowed four goals on 14 shots. Kevin Boyle entered in reserve and gave up two additional goals on 26 shots the rest of the way in his NHL debut.
NHL Betting Trends
The Canucks are 19-41 in their last 60 road games. Vancouver is 16-37 in its last 53 games versus the Pacific Division.
The Ducks are 22-9 in their last 31 Wednesday games. Anaheim is 6-20 in its last 26 games overall.
We have a battle of afterthought teams here on a light NHL day. If Anaheim is going to beat anyone right now, it’s a Canucks team that isn’t much better. The Ducks are at home and have Boyle in goal, who was pretty solid in his season debut the other day. Take the plus money here on the home team.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: ANAHEIM DUCKS +105