Friday, January 15, 2016
First Niagara Center
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The Boston Bruins travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, January 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at +114 and the Sabres at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Boston comes into this matchup having played 42 games. They have an overall record of 21-16-5 and on the road they have a record of 12-5-3. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 126 goals and given up 113 goals for a point differential of +13. Buffalo shows up with a record of 17-22-4 including 8-13-2 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 100 goals and surrendered 117 for a goal differential of -17.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 15 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 15 goals on 86 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 14 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 902 shots against him and has given up 77 goals. He has made 825 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 13 goals this season with 136 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 14 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 16% by scoring 17 goals on 105 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 10 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 728 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 667 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have 47 total points this season. They have scored 124 goals while giving up 112 goals. They have had 116 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 28%. The Bruins have allowed 141 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.45% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sabres have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 135 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 100 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 99 goals scored while they've given up 114 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.75%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 19-21 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 19-20-3 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 16-26 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 15-18-10 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
12/28/15 C David Krejci Shoulder out indefinitely
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg expected to miss 6-8 months
01/13/16 RW David Pastrnak Upper Body "?" Friday vs Buffalo
01/06/16 D Adam McQuaid Concussion out indefinitely
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
01/04/16 LW Nicolas Deslauriers Foot expected to miss 3-5 weeks
01/02/16 C Tyler Ennis Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo
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