Refresh  
  Page last updated on Sat Oct 01 08:10:59 EDT 2016
TOP NEWS
ILYA BRYZGALOV POSTED HIS 6TH SHUTOUT THURSDAY, STOPPING ALL 39 CALGARY SHOTS.
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 03:19 PM EDT

PHOENIX COYOTES (35-23-11, 81 pts)

at ANAHEIM DUCKS (37-26-5, 79 pts)

Puck drops: Sunday, 8:00 p.m. EDT
Line: Anaheim -140, Phoenix +120, Total: 5.5

Just three points separates the 4-through-10 seeds in the Western Conference playoff race, and two of those teams meet Sunday in Anaheim. Odds.

The Coyotes enter Sunday with 81 points, tied with four teams for the final four playoff spots out West. Phoenix looked like a lock to reach the playoffs a month ago, but suffered through an 0-4-1 stretch that saw the Coyotes drop like a weight through the standings. They are 2-0-1 since, but have no room for error as they travel to Anaheim. Shane Doan scored an empty-net goal on Thursday, extending his points streak to three games. Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov shut out the Flames 3-0 on Thursday, for his 20th shutout since joining the Coyotes in the middle of the 2007-08 season. He is just one shy of tying Nikolai Khabibulin’s franchise record.

After losing just four times in their previous 18 games, the Ducks suffered through an 0-4-1 stretch from February 16-25 that had them reeling and just about out of the playoff race. However, the Ducks have rebounded since then, going 5-1 in their past six games to move within two points of the four-team quagmire for the final four playoff spots in the Western Conference. Corey Perry has three goals and two assists in his past two games for the Ducks, while goalie Dan Ellis has filled in admirably for the injured Jonas Hiller with five wins in his past six starts for Anaheim. Scores.

Phoenix will be without defenseman Ed Jovanovski (facial fractures), as well as forwards Ray Whitney and Martin Hanzal (lower body). Also, forward Rostislav Klesla missed Thursday’s game with an upper-body injury. For Anaheim, Jonas Hiller remains out with vertigo symptoms, while forward Jason Blake has missed four straight games with a hand injury.

This is the final game of the regular-season series between these Pacific Division clubs. Anaheim took three of the previous five meetings this season. The Ducks have been dominant at home this season, as only the Flames and Canucks have earned more than Anaheim’s 44 points at the Honda Center. After going 8-1 in their previous nine road games, the Coyotes are just 0-3-1 in their last four. I’m taking the Ducks. The FoxSheets provide two more reasons to expect Anaheim to win:

ANAHEIM is 21-12 ATS (63.6%, +33.4 Units) revenging a loss versus opponent as a favorite this season. The average score was ANAHEIM 3.0, OPPONENT 2.7 – (Rating = 2*).

ANAHEIM is 13-5 ATS (72.2%, +18.9 Units) after scoring 3 goals or more in 2 straight games this season. The average score was ANAHEIM 3.2, OPPONENT 2.4 – (Rating = 2*). Las Vegas odds.

This four-star FoxSheets trend also sides with the Under:

Play Under – Home teams where the total is 5.5 (ANAHEIM) – poor defensive team – allowing 2.85+ goals/game on the season – 2nd half of the season, after scoring 5 goals or more in 2 straight games. (28-5 since 1996.) (84.8%, +23.5 units. Rating = 4*).


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
FOOTBALL: 8/7/2016 - 10/31/2016
BASEBALL 8/10/2016 - 10/2/2016
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Louisville
2
Wisconsin
3
Clemson
4
Michigan
5
Miami Florida
09/19/2016
OtherTEST1 VS TEST200:00 AM PST
10/01/2016
WTA - Beijin, ChinaBEGU, IRINA-CAMELIA vs. MUGURUZA, GARBINE04:45 AM PST
WTA - Beijin, ChinaCORNET, ALIZE vs. ROGERS, SHELBY06:00 AM PST
Ryder CupRyder Cup - Day 207:30 AM PST
College FootballNotre Dame vs Syracuse09:00 AM PST
College FootballTexas vs Oklahoma State09:00 AM PST
MLBPittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals10:05 AM PST
MLBNew York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies10:05 AM PST
College FootballNorth Carolina vs Florida State12:30 PM PST
College FootballWisconsin vs Michigan12:30 PM PST
College FootballTennessee vs Georgia12:30 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants1:05 PM PST
MLBMiami Marlins vs Washington Nationals1:05 PM PST
MLBBaltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees1:05 PM PST
MLBChicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds1:10 PM PST
MLBCleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals1:15 PM PST
College FootballOklahoma vs TCU2:00 PM PST
MLBToronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox4:10 PM PST
MLBMinnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox4:10 PM PST
MLBDetroit Tigers vs Atlanta Braves4:10 PM PST
College FootballLouisville vs Clemson5:00 PM PST
MLBTampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers5:05 PM PST
MLBMilwaukee Brewers vs Colorado Rockies5:10 PM PST
MLBSan Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks5:10 PM PST
College FootballArizona State vs USC5:30 PM PST
MLBHouston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels6:05 PM PST
MLBOakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners6:10 PM PST
College FootballWyoming vs Colorado State7:15 PM PST
College FootballUtah State vs Boise State7:15 PM PST
College FootballArizona vs UCLA7:30 PM PST
10/02/2016
NFLIndianapolis Colts vs Jacksonville Jaguars06:30 AM PST
NFLBuffalo Bills vs New England Patriots10:00 AM PST
NFLCleveland Browns vs Washington Redskins10:00 AM PST
NFLDetroit Lions vs Chicago Bears10:00 AM PST
NFLTennessee Titans vs Houston Texans10:00 AM PST
NFLCarolina Panthers vs Atlanta Falcons10:00 AM PST
NFLOakland Raiders vs Baltimore Ravens10:00 AM PST
NFLSeattle Seahawks vs New York Jets10:00 AM PST
NFLDenver Broncos vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers1:05 PM PST
NFLNew Orleans Saints vs San Diego Chargers1:25 PM PST
NFLDallas Cowboys vs San Francisco 49ers1:25 PM PST
NFLLos Angeles Rams vs Arizona Cardinals1:25 PM PST
NFLKansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers5:30 PM PST
10/03/2016
NFLNew York Giants vs Minnesota Vikings5:30 PM PST

x