Saturday, December 26, 2015
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Saturday, December 26, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +170 and the Bruins at -200. The over/under has been set at 5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 34 games. They have an overall record of 14-16-4 and on the road they have a record of 6-7-2. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 79 goals and given up 89 goals for a point differential of -10. Boston shows up with a record of 19-10-4 including 8-8-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 104 goals and surrendered 85 for a goal differential of +19.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 9 goals this season with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. 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 this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 12 goals on 84 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 9 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 586 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 538 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 11 goals this season with 110 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. David Krejci has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 9 goals on 67 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 13 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 699 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 642 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 32 total points this season. They have scored 78 goals while giving up 86 goals. They have had 105 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Sabres have allowed 84 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.81% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have a total of 42 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 90 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 29%. They have allowed 118 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 102 goals scored while they've given up 84 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.02%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 13-20 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 10-15-9 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 17-14 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 16-15-2 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/17/15 LW Marcus Foligno Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Boston
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
Boston Bruins Injuries
12/22/15 C Maxime Talbot Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs Buffalo
12/09/15 LW Joonas Kemppainen Upper Body expected to miss at least 3 games
11/04/15 RW David Pastrnak Foot out indefinitely
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg expected to miss 6-8 months
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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