Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +131 and the Senators at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 57 games. They have an overall record of 23-28-6 and on the road they have a record of 12-12-3. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 136 goals and given up 160 goals for a point differential of -24. The Sabres have 6 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-34 and an over/under record of 20-23-14. Ottawa shows up with a record of 25-26-6 including 14-10-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 163 goals and surrendered 181 for a goal differential of -18. The Senators have 6 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-32 while their over/under record sits at 29-27-1.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 17 goals this season with 169 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 21 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 14% by scoring 17 goals on 123 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 49 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%.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Senators. He has 11 goals this season with 169 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 52 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 20 goals on 135 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 22 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,439 shots against him and has given up 123 goals. He has made 1,316 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 52 total points this season. They have scored 135 goals while giving up 156 goals. They have had 177 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Sabres have allowed 145 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.04% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Senators have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 178 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 185 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 159 goals scored while they've given up 177 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.81%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 2,992 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,153 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.3% as they have 2,267 attempts while they've given up 2,427 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 1,708 face off wins compared to 1,696 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense Buffalo has 1,342 hits and they've blocked 726 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 3,105 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,422 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.6% as they have 2,256 shots while they've given up 2,585 attempts on defense. The Senators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.6% as they've compiled 1,783 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,741 face off losses. On defense Ottawa has blocked 837 shot attempts and they have 1,597 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 23-34 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 20-23-14 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 25-32 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 29-27-1 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/15/16 LW Evander Kane Suspension is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Ottawa
02/15/16 LW Johan Larsson Lower Body is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Ottawa
02/12/16 C Dan Catenacci Concussion out indefinitely
01/02/16 C Tyler Ennis Upper Body out indefinitely
Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/28/15 D Mikael Wikstrand Suspension out indefinitely
10/16/15 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out indefinitely
10/08/15 D Chris Phillips Back out for season
02/15/16 D Mark Borowiecki Head injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Buffalo
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