Ducks at Penguins 10/10/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019 at 11:53 PM ET

Ducks at Penguins 10/10/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

The Anaheim Ducks will head to Pittsburgh on Thursday to take on the Penguins. Anaheim beat the Red Wings on Tuesday and are now 3-0 on the season. The Ducks are led by Hampus Lindholm who has 3 assists. Anaheim is 1-0 on the road this season and lost to the Penguins in their last meeting last season. 

John Gibson will take his spot in the net for Anaheim. Gibson is 3-0 on the season and has allowed just one goal in each of his first three starts. Gibson has made over 30 saves in each game and has a .970 save percentage. The Anaheim Ducks rank 1st in the NHL in goals allowed per game. 

The Pittsburgh Penguins remain at home on Thursday and look to have a bounce back game. Pittsburgh lost a rare home game on Tuesday against the Jets 4-1. The Penguins are 1-2 on the season and are 1-2 on their home ice. Pittsburgh averages 35.7 shots on goal per game which ranks 6th in the league. 

Matt Murray will make his 4th start on the season for the Penguins. Murray is 1-2 on the season. Murray has allowed 9 goals and carries a 3.03 goals against average. Murray has a .903 save percentage. 

The Ducks have started their season off in the right direction and have looked good doing it. The Ducks are 6-2 in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference. The Ducks are 6-0 in their last 6 games as an underdog of +110 to +150. The Ducks show value as an underdog. Final Score Prediction, Anaheim Ducks win 3-1. 

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