Anaheim Ducks vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Sunday [12/17/2023]

Anaheim Ducks vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Sunday [12/17/2023]

The New Jersey Devils will square off with the Anaheim Ducks in NHL action at Prudential Center on Sunday, beginning at 7:00PM ET.

Dimers' comprehensive betting preview for Sunday's Ducks vs. Devils game includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Ducks vs. Devils Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

Using state-of-the-art computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated the outcome of Sunday's Ducks-Devils NHL matchup 10,000 times as part of our NHL picks for tonight.

Dimers' famous predictive analytics model gives the Devils a 67% chance of defeating the Ducks.

According to our model, the Ducks (+1.5) have a 54% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal Over/Under has a 51% chance of going Over.

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Ducks vs. Devils Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Ducks Devils
Puck Line +1.5 (-111) -1.5 (-105)
Moneyline +215 -250
Total o6.5 (-130) u6.5 (+114)
  • The Devils are currently -1.5 favorites versus the Ducks, with -105 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Ducks (+1.5) to cover the puck line, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on the market at -111.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Devils at -250. That means you can risk $250 to win $100, for a total payout of $350, if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Ducks at +215, where you can put down $100 to profit $215, earning a total payout of $315, if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored is set at 6.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -130, while DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at +114.

Odds are correct at the time of publication and subject to change.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you can bet with in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Ducks vs. Devils Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Ducks +1.5 -111
Moneyline Ducks +215
Total Under 6.5 +114

 

While the Devils are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Ducks moneyline is the best option due to the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is one of the keys to being profitable in the long run.

Furthermore, despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 6.5 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+114) that are available from DraftKings Sportsbook.

Our NHL best bets are based on complex simulations and betting intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Ducks vs. Devils Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Ducks vs. Devils? The data is in.

Listed below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Ducks and Devils this Sunday.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you select the best prop picks for Sunday's game.

According to DimersBOT, New Jersey's Jack Hughes is most likely to score the first goal in Ducks vs. Devils.

DimersBOT gives Hughes a 9.0% chance of scoring the first goal at Prudential Center, while the Devils star is a 44.2% chance of netting an anytime goal.

Scroll down for the complete list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Anaheim Ducks

Player First Goal Probability
Frank Vatrano 6.5%
Troy Terry 6.5%
Alex Killorn 5.6%
Adam Henrique 5.3%
Brett Leason 2.9%

New Jersey Devils

Player First Goal Probability
Jack Hughes 9.0%
Tyler Toffoli 7.2%
Nico Hischier 6.5%
Timo Meier 6.3%
Jesper Bratt 5.1%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Anaheim Ducks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Frank Vatrano 34.0%
Troy Terry 33.9%
Alex Killorn 31.4%
Adam Henrique 29.8%
Brett Leason 17.5%

New Jersey Devils

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jack Hughes 44.2%
Tyler Toffoli 36.7%
Nico Hischier 32.2%
Timo Meier 32.1%
Dawson Mercer 28.4%
Remember, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this article for the latest betting insights ahead of Ducks vs. Devils on Sunday December 17, 2023.

Ducks vs. Devils Game Information

Sunday's action between the Devils and Ducks at Prudential Center is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.

Click or tap on See Matchup for full betting coverage of Ducks vs. Devils, including pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

 

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Conclusion

This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on the Sunday's Ducks vs. Devils matchup, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control is performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

Dimers' predictions are made thanks to 10,000 simulations per game, using reliable and up-to-date data sources and analytical methods. While our Ducks vs. Devils picks can help you make informed decisions, it's important that you only bet what you can afford to lose and manage your finances effectively.

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