Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +195 and the Ducks at -218. The over/under has been set at 5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 24-29-7 and on the road they have a record of 13-12-4. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 144 goals and given up 166 goals for a point differential of -22. The Sabres have 7 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-3-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-36 and an over/under record of 21-25-14. Anaheim shows up with a record of 31-19-8 including 17-8-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 146 goals and surrendered 141 for a goal differential of +5. The Ducks have 8 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-27 while their over/under record sits at 23-22-13.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 17 goals this season with 173 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie McGinn has averaged 14 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 106 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 13 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 906 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 830 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Corey Perry has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 23 goals this season with 159 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 109 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 14 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 807 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 740 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 55 total points this season. They have scored 143 goals while giving up 161 goals. They have had 187 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Sabres have allowed 157 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.03% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Ducks have a total of 70 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 169 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 206 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 144 goals scored while they've given up 138 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.06%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 3,154 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,341 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.4% as they have 2,401 attempts while they've given up 2,557 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 1,788 face off wins compared to 1,803 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Buffalo has 1,402 hits and they've blocked 784 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 3,387 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,087 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 2,546 shots while they've given up 2,257 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 49.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.4% as they've compiled 1,778 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,679 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 830 shot attempts and they have 1,528 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 24-36 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 21-25-14 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 31-27 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 23-22-13 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/21/16 D Cody Franson Neck "?" Wednesday vs Anaheim
02/21/16 C Ryan O'Reilly Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/02/16 C Tyler Ennis Concussion out indefinitely
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
02/12/16 RW Chris Stewart Jaw out indefinitely
01/26/16 C Shawn Horcoff Suspension expected to miss 20 games; eligible to return March 11 vs St Louis
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim
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