Friday, January 8, 2016
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, January 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +201 and the Blackhawks at -225. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 15-21-4 and on the road they have a record of 7-8-2. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 92 goals and given up 110 goals for a point differential of -18. Chicago shows up with a record of 25-13-4 including 16-5-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 117 goals and surrendered 100 for a goal differential of +17.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 13 goals this season with 131 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan O'Reilly has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 16 goals on 100 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 684 shots against him and has given up 59 goals. He has made 625 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 60 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 23 goals this season with 146 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 14 goals on 98 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 21 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 966 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 894 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sabres have 34 total points this season. They have scored 91 goals while giving up 107 goals. They have had 129 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Sabres have allowed 96 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.61% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 54 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 128 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 118 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 116 goals scored while they've given up 100 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.94%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 14-25 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 14-17-9 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 24-17 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 14-20-7 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/25/15 D Mark Pysyk Foot out indefinitely
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
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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