Friday, November 27, 2015
First Niagara Center
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +105 and the Sabres at -116. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 22 games. They have an overall record of 8-10-4 and on the road they have a record of 4-5-1. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 46 goals and given up 62 goals for a point differential of -16. Buffalo shows up with a record of 8-12-2 including 4-8-1 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 46 goals and surrendered 60 for a goal differential of -14.
Eric Staal has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 4 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 8 goals on 76 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Cam Ward has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 417 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 378 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 12% by scoring 7 goals on 57 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 4 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 344 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 311 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have 20 total points this season. They have scored 46 goals while giving up 61 goals. They have had 75 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Hurricanes have allowed 50 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.84% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Sabres have a total of 18 points on the season. They have 14 power play goals on 70 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 56 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 45 goals scored while they've given up 59 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.80%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 8-14 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 5-9-8 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 7-14 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 5-11-6 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/24/15 LW Nathan Gerbe Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/25/15 D Mark Pysyk Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Carolina
11/25/15 C Tyler Ennis Upper Body "?" Friday vs. Carolina
11/14/15 D Mike Weber Knee out 2-6 weeks
10/09/15 GO Robin Lehner Ankle out 6-8 weeks
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo
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