Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +170 and the Blues at -217. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 15 games. They have an overall record of 5-6-4 and on the road they have a record of 4-3-2. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 29 goals and given up 37 goals for a point differential of -8. The Sabres have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-10 and an over/under record of 4-11-0. St. Louis shows up with a record of 7-6-3 including 5-1-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 37 goals and surrendered 47 for a goal differential of -10. The Blues have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 7-9 while their over/under record sits at 5-9-2.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 4 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 5 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 16% by scoring 5 goals on 32 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 4 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 337 shots against him and has given up 26 goals. He has made 311 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Blues. He has 6 goals this season with 65 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 4 goals on 28 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jake Allen has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 280 shots against him and has given up 29 goals. He has made 251 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Sabres have 14 total points this season. They have scored 29 goals while giving up 37 goals. They have had 44 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Sabres have allowed 57 power play opportunities and given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.73% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Blues have a total of 17 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 58 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 64 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 37 goals scored while they've given up 47 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.81%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 47.4% as they've attempted 771 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 854 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.8% as they have 583 attempts while they've given up 662 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 45.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.1% for the season. They have 506 face off wins compared to 438 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.6%. On defense Buffalo has 331 hits and they've blocked 192 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 888 shots at full strength and they've given up 795 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.1% as they have 666 shots while they've given up 588 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 53.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 463 face off wins this season and they have suffered 466 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 207 shot attempts and they have 295 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 5-10 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 4-11-0 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 7-9 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 5-9-2 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
11/12/16 D Dmitry Kulikov Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs St Louis
11/12/16 C Ryan O'Reilly Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs St Louis
11/10/16 LW Tyler Ennis Groin out indefinitely
11/03/16 D Zach Bogosian Knee out indefinitely
10/31/16 LW Nicolas Deslauriers Knee out indefinitely
10/12/16 C Jack Eichel Ankle out indefinitely
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis -217
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