Anaheim Ducks vs Vegas Golden Knights 3/4/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Vegas Golden Knights and Anaheim Ducks meet Friday in NHL action at the Honda Center. The Vegas Golden Knights need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Anaheim Ducks need a win after losing six of their last nine games.

The Vegas Golden Knights are averaging 3.2 goals per game and are scoring on 18.5 percent of their power play opportunities. Jonathan Marchessault leads Vegas with 21 goals, Chandler Stephenson has 27 assists and Alex Pietrangelo has 145 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vegas Golden Knights are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 80.1 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Robin Lehner has given up 96 goals on 1,035 shots faced, and Laurent Brossoit has allowed 48 goals on 496 shots.

The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 24.3 percent of their power play opportunities. Troy Terry leads Anaheim with 27 goals, Ryan Getzlaf has 28 assists and Rickard Rakell has 125 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 3 goals per game and are killing 82.2 percent of their opponent’s power plays. John Gibson has given up 109 goals on 1,231 shots faced, and Anthony Stolarz has allowed 44 goals on 533 shots.

The Golden Knights are 10-4 in their last 14 road games and 2-5 in their last 7 overall. The Ducks are 6-20 in their last 26 Friday games and 2-6 in their last 8 vs. Pacific. The under is 4-0 in Golden Knights last 4 overall. The over is 6-2 in Ducks last 8 overall. The Golden Knights are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Anaheim and 19-4 in the last 23 meetings.

The Vegas Golden Knights are on the end of a back to back, but they’ve had success in these spots, and they’ve owned the Ducks over the years. The Anaheim Ducks have had issues this season against winning teams, and they have no success against Western Conference teams. We’re getting a cheap price here. Give me the Golden Knights.

Author: Lucy Green