Thursday, December 17, 2015
First Niagara Center
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday, December 17, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at -116 and the Sabres at +105. The over/under has been set at 5.
Anaheim comes into this matchup having played 29 games. They have an overall record of 11-13-5 and on the road they have a record of 3-8-1. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 56 goals and given up 73 goals for a point differential of -17. Buffalo shows up with a record of 13-16-3 including 7-9-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 74 goals and surrendered 86 for a goal differential of -12.
Corey Perry has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 10 goals this season with 77 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Sami Vatanen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 5 goals on 58 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 4 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 459 shots against him and has given up 40 goals. He has made 419 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 9 goals this season with 101 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan O'Reilly has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 11 goals on 80 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 8 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 514 shots against him and has given up 46 goals. He has made 468 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Ducks have 27 total points this season. They have scored 55 goals while giving up 72 goals. They have had 81 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Ducks have allowed 101 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.43% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sabres have a total of 29 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 100 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 78 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Ducks have a total of 73 goals scored while they've given up 84 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.68%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 10-18 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 9-14-6 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 12-19 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 10-14-8 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/14/15 C Nate Thompson Suspension expected to miss 3 games, eligible to return 12/22 vs. NY Rangers
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
10/22/15 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/15/15 LW Marcus Foligno Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Anaheim
11/30/15 C Tyler Ennis Upper Body out indefinitely
11/25/15 D Mark Pysyk Lower Body out indefinitely
10/09/15 GO Robin Lehner Ankle out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Buffalo
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