The Anaheim Ducks will look to try and find the back of the net when they visit the Chicago Blackhawks Monday. The Ducks are averaging an abysmal 0.86 goals per game so far this season and have been shutout four times through seven games.
- Blackhawks Patrick Kane had four goals and an assist in three games vs the Ducks last season.
- The Ducks did not practice Sunday, opting for a day off.
- The UNDER is 10-3 in the past 13 games between these teams in Chicago.
The road has been even worse to the Ducks this season with the team mustering up just one goal in their three games away from The Pond. The 1-5-1 start to the season for the Ducks has coach Bruce Boudreau on the hot seat and without a change the to the team’s performance soon, he could certainly be canned.
There were some concerns for the Blackhawks when all-star defenseman Duncan Keith went down, but the team has gone 2-0-0 without him in the lineup. The Blackhawks have been great at home as well, winning each of their past four games at the United Center with a combined score of 12-4.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Anaheim Ducks opened as 200 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds – VSB
, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bodog
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.1-2.4 victory for the Blackhawks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Anaheim Ducks vs Chicago Blackhawks Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Blackhawks sit at 5-3-0 on the season; in comparison, the Anaheim Ducks are currently 1-5-1. Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 0-6-2 OU, and Anaheim is 1-5-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Anaheim injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
show the No. 28-rated Anaheim Ducks taking on the No. 20-rated Chicago Blackhawks in this contest.
Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 23-ranked offense (2.25 goals per game) against a Anaheim Ducks defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.86 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 21.43% rate while the Ducks have a 90.91% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Anaheim was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Wild. They lost as +111 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Blackhawks were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -139 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for OVER bettors.
- Anaheim is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Anaheim’s last 7 games
- Anaheim is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of Anaheim’s last 10 games on the road
- Chicago is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 7 games
- Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Anaheim at Dallas, Tuesday, October 27th
Chicago at Winnipeg, Thursday, October 29th