Monday, March 7, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, March 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +109 and the Maple Leafs at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 66 games. They have an overall record of 26-31-9 and on the road they have a record of 14-14-4. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 156 goals and given up 178 goals for a point differential of -22. The Sabres have 9 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-3-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-40 and an over/under record of 22-29-15. Toronto shows up with a record of 21-33-10 including 9-13-8 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 152 goals and surrendered 190 for a goal differential of -38. The Maple Leafs have 10 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 1-8-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-43 while their over/under record sits at 25-31-8.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 19 goals this season with 197 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sam Reinhart has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 18 goals on 123 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 14 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 931 shots against him and has given up 77 goals. He has made 854 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 12 goals this season with 220 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Leo Komarov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 18 goals on 122 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Jonathan Bernier has 7 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 848 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 761 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Sabres have 61 total points this season. They have scored 155 goals while giving up 172 goals. They have had 205 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Sabres have allowed 169 power play opportunities and given up 30 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 Maple Leafs have a total of 52 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 201 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 212 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 147 goals scored while they've given up 185 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.34%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 48.4% as they've attempted 3,466 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,694 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.3% as they have 2,639 attempts while they've given up 2,820 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. They have 1,950 face off wins compared to 2,001 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Buffalo has 1,529 hits and they've blocked 874 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 3,976 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,565 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.7% as they have 2,935 shots while they've given up 2,747 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 2,089 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,985 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 818 shot attempts and they have 1,767 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 26-40 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 22-29-15 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 20-43 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 25-31-8 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/24/16 D Cody Franson Neck out indefinitely
02/21/16 C Ryan O'Reilly Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/02/16 C Tyler Ennis Concussion out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out indefinitely
03/05/16 RW Brad Boyes Upper Body "?" Monday vs Buffalo
03/05/16 RW P.A. Parenteau Neck "?" Monday vs Buffalo
02/29/16 C Byron Froese Hand out indefinitely
02/25/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot out for season
02/25/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia out for season
02/10/16 C Tyler Bozak Concussion out indefinitely
01/22/16 LW Milan Michalek Finger out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo
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