Saturday, November 5, 2016
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +138 and the Senators at -172. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 10 games. They have an overall record of 4-4-2 and on the road they have a record of 3-1-2. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 23 goals and given up 24 goals for a point differential of -1. The Sabres have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-6 and an over/under record of 3-7-0. Ottawa shows up with a record of 7-3-0 including 5-1-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 28 goals and surrendered 26 for a goal differential of +2. The Senators have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-3 while their over/under record sits at 5-5-0.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 4 goals this season with 32 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 4 goals on 19 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 3 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 206 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 190 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Senators. He has 3 goals this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 26 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 3 goals on 21 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 6 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 224 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 208 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sabres have 10 total points this season. They have scored 23 goals while giving up 24 goals. They have had 35 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sabres have allowed 31 power play opportunities and given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.04% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Senators have a total of 14 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 27 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 11%. They have allowed 33 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 28 goals scored while they've given up 26 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.06%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 47.7% as they've attempted 502 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 551 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.5% as they have 389 attempts while they've given up 430 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 47.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season. They have 359 face off wins compared to 291 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 55.2%. On defense Buffalo has 210 hits and they've blocked 121 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 542 shots at full strength and they've given up 588 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 418 shots while they've given up 407 attempts on defense. The Senators have an offensive zone percentage of 57.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 42.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 307 face off wins this season and they have suffered 335 face off losses. On defense Ottawa has blocked 181 shot attempts and they have 224 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 4-6 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 3-7-0 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 6-3 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 5-5-0 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/03/16 RW Hudson Fasching Groin "?" Saturday vs Ottawa
11/03/16 D Zach Bogosian Knee out indefinitely
10/31/16 LW Nicolas Deslauriers Knee out indefinitely
10/13/16 LW Evander Kane Ribs out indefinitely
10/12/16 C Jack Eichel Ankle out indefinitely
Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/04/16 D Chris Wideman Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Buffalo
11/04/16 C Zack Smith Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Buffalo
11/03/16 GO Craig Anderson Personal out indefinitely
11/03/16 RW Mark Stone Neck "?" Saturday vs Buffalo
10/30/16 GO Andrew Hammond Lower Body out indefinitely
10/09/16 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Buffalo
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