Monday, March 28, 2016
Joe Louis Arena
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Joe Louis Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Monday, March 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +165 and the Red Wings at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 31-34-10 and on the road they have a record of 16-16-4. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 179 goals and given up 202 goals for a point differential of -23. The Sabres have 10 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-44 and an over/under record of 24-31-20. Detroit shows up with a record of 37-27-11 including 19-13-6 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 192 goals and surrendered 206 for a goal differential of -14. The Red Wings have 11 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-38 while their over/under record sits at 29-34-12.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 17 goals this season with 139 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Jack Eichel has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 23 goals on 220 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 19 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,115 shots against him and has given up 91 goals. He has made 1,024 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Dylan Larkin has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 21 goals this season with 205 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 13 goals on 188 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 27 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,433 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,320 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 72 total points this season. They have scored 177 goals while giving up 196 goals. They have had 232 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Sabres have allowed 195 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.94% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 239 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 250 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 190 goals scored while they've given up 201 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.51%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 3,978 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,197 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.5% as they have 3,020 attempts while they've given up 3,207 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season. They have 2,215 face off wins compared to 2,277 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense Buffalo has 1,761 hits and they've blocked 990 shots from the opposition.
Detroit has attempted 4,036 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,802 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.4% as they have 3,050 shots while they've given up 3,005 attempts on defense. The Red Wings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 2,151 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,134 face off losses. On defense Detroit has blocked 797 shot attempts and they have 1,498 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 30-44 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 24-31-20 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 36-38 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 29-34-12 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
03/26/16 GO Robin Lehner Ankle "?" Monday vs Detroit
03/25/16 GO Jason Kasdorf Groin out indefinitely
02/24/16 D Cody Franson Concussion out indefinitely
01/02/16 C Tyler Ennis Concussion out indefinitely
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
01/11/16 LW Drew Miller Knee out 4-6 months
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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