Thursday, November 12, 2015
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The Minnesota Wild travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -135 and the Hurricanes at +115. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 14 games. They have an overall record of 9-3-2 and on the road they have a record of 2-2-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 43 goals and given up 38 goals for a point differential of +5. Carolina shows up with a record of 6-9-0 including 2-4-0 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 30 goals and surrendered 43 for a goal differential of -13.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Wild. He has 3 goals this season with 21 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 6 goals on 31 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 9 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 328 shots against him and has given up 31 goals. He has made 297 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 4 goals this season with 40 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 5 goals on 54 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Cam Ward has 5 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 292 shots against him and has given up 28 goals. He has made 264 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Wild have 20 total points this season. They have scored 43 goals while giving up 38 goals. They have had 52 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Wild have allowed 30 power play opportunities and given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.08% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 12 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 52 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 12%. They have allowed 34 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 30 goals scored while they've given up 43 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.45%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 9-5 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 6-5-3 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 6-9 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 4-8-3 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/10/15 D Marco Scandella Personal "?" Thursday vs Carolina11/06/15 LW Zach Parise Knee out indefinitely11/03/15 RW Justin Fontaine Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks11/03/15 C Tyler Graovac Groin out another 6 weeks
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina
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