Friday, December 4, 2015
First Niagara Center
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The Arizona Coyotes travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, December 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Coyotes at -103 and the Sabres at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
Arizona comes into this matchup having played 24 games. They have an overall record of 13-10-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-6-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 67 goals and given up 70 goals for a point differential of -3. Buffalo shows up with a record of 10-12-3 including 5-8-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 58 goals and surrendered 67 for a goal differential of -9.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this season with 72 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Mikkel Boedker has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 9 goals on 62 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Mike Smith has 10 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 534 shots against him and has given up 49 goals. He has made 485 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Tyler Ennis has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 3 goals this season with 51 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 7 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 13% by scoring 8 goals on 62 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 6 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 401 shots against him and has given up 35 goals. He has made 366 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Coyotes have 27 total points this season. They have scored 67 goals while giving up 70 goals. They have had 89 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Coyotes have allowed 92 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.39% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sabres have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 80 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 63 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Coyotes have a total of 57 goals scored while they've given up 65 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.71%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 13-11 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 12-7-5 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 9-15 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 6-11-8 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/03/15 RW Shane Doan Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Detroit
12/03/15 RW Steve Downie Upper Body is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Detroit
10/19/15 C Joe Vitale Eye out indefinitely
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/30/15 C Tyler Ennis Upper Body out indefinitely
11/25/15 D Mark Pysyk Lower Body out indefinitely
11/14/15 D Mike Weber Knee out 2-6 weeks
10/09/15 GO Robin Lehner Ankle out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo
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