The Anaheim Ducks are 8-2 in their last 10 games against the Vancouver Canucks as those Western Conference teams meet for the third time this season in NHL betting action on Sunday night.
The Canucks topped the Ducks 2-1 as road underdogs in their first meeting of the season on November 9, with Anaheim bouncing back with a 4-3 win as a road favorite on November 20. The OVER has paid off four times in the last six games between the two teams.
Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks Opening Odds and Betting Line
NHL Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Anaheim Ducks as -141 moneyline Favorite in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.7 win for the Canucks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Anaheim Ducks currently sport a record of 23-8-6. The Vancouver Canucks are 20-11-2. Betting totals have seen the Ducks post a 14-21-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canucks have gone 17-14-2 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Anaheim vs Vancouver injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Anaheim Ducks rated this week at No. 19 and the Vancouver Canucks sitting at No. 16.
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How Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Anaheim Ducks No. 15-ranked offense (2.84 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.76 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 16.26% rate while the Canucks have a 86.36% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Vancouver won its last outing, a 7-1 result against the Coyotes on December 22. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -196 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Ducks were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Coyotes. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +143 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.
Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds Trends
Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver’s last 6 games on the road
Vancouver is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Anaheim
Anaheim is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Anaheim’s last 6 games
Anaheim is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Anaheim’s last 17 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Vancouver at San Jose, Tuesday, December 30th
Anaheim home to San Jose, Wednesday, December 31st