Monday, January 25, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Monday, January 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +123 and the Rangers at -136. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 19-25-4 and on the road they have a record of 10-10-2. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 108 goals and given up 128 goals for a point differential of -20. New York shows up with a record of 26-16-5 including 17-5-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 136 goals and surrendered 123 for a goal differential of +13.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 14 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 16 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 15% by scoring 17 goals on 113 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 12 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 789 shots against him and has given up 63 goals. He has made 726 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Rick Nash has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 17 goals on 88 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 22 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1177 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 1085 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 42 total points this season. They have scored 107 goals while giving up 125 goals. They have had 150 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Sabres have allowed 118 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.56% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 130 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 148 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 134 goals scored while they've given up 121 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.80%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 18-29 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 15-21-12 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 24-21 straight up
The New York Rangers are 20-19-7 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
01/22/16 D Josh Gorges Undisclosed "?" Monday vs New York Rangers
01/22/16 C Sam Reinhart Upper Body expected to miss 7-10 days
01/22/16 C Zemgus Girgensons Upper Body 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
New York Rangers Injuries
01/24/16 LW Chris Kreider Neck is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Ottawa
01/24/16 LW Rick Nash Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Ottawa
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