Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +155 and the Lightning at -172. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 35 games. They have an overall record of 12-14-9 and on the road they have a record of 7-8-6. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 89 goals and given up 102 goals for a point differential of -13. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 17-14-3 including 8-6-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 86 goals and surrendered 80 for a goal differential of +6.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 15 goals this season with 129 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 9 goals on 43 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 836 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 760 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 14 goals this season with 88 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 12 goals on 86 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 728 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 675 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Canucks have 33 total points this season. They have scored 87 goals while giving up 100 goals. They have had 121 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Canucks have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.34% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 109 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 105 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 85 goals scored while they've given up 78 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.88%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 10-23 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 14-14-6 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 16-17 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 11-19-4 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/21/15 GO Ryan Miller Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Tampa Bay
12/20/15 C Henrik Sedin Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Tampa Bay
12/12/15 D Luca Sbisa Hand expected to miss another 2-3 weeks
12/10/15 D Dan Hamhuis Concussion out at least 2 months
11/22/15 C Brandon Sutter Abdominal out 4-6 weeks
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/20/15 C Brian Boyle Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs Vancouver
12/20/15 C Cedric Paquette Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Vancouver
12/20/15 RW J.T. Brown Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs Vancouver
12/15/15 LW Jonathan Drouin Lower Body out indefinitely
12/15/15 LW Ondrej Palat Ankle out indefinitely
12/15/15 F Joel Vermin Hand out 6-8 weeks
12/12/15 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body out indefinitely
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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