Sunday, October 30, 2016
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +140 and the Jets at -179. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 6 games. They have an overall record of 1-3-2 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-2. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 14 goals and given up 20 goals for a point differential of -6. The Sabres have 2 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. For the season they have an ATS record of 1-5 and an over/under record of 3-3-0. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 4-4-0 including 3-2-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 21 goals and surrendered 23 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 4-4 while their over/under record sits at 3-5-0.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 3 goals this season with 17 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Rasmus Ristolainen has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 111 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 99 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Mark Scheifele has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Jets. He has 4 goals this season with 21 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 3 goals on 26 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Michael Hutchinson has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 134 shots against him and has given up 11 goals. He has made 123 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 4 total points this season. They have scored 14 goals while giving up 20 goals. They have had 27 power play opportunities and have scored 6 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Sabres have allowed 20 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.43% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Jets have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 5 power play goals on 34 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 32 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 21 goals scored while they've given up 23 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.13%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 303 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 321 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.2% as they have 233 attempts while they've given up 250 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season. They have 211 face off wins compared to 174 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 54.8%. On defense Buffalo has 126 hits and they've blocked 71 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 440 shots at full strength and they've given up 461 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.8% as they have 314 shots while they've given up 357 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 44.7% as they've compiled 222 face off wins this season and they have suffered 275 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 104 shot attempts and they have 154 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 1-5 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 4-4 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/28/16 GO Robin Lehner Illness is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Florida
10/13/16 LW Evander Kane Ribs out indefinitely
10/12/16 C Jack Eichel Ankle out indefinitely
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/27/16 RW Drew Stafford Upper Body out indefinitely
10/14/16 C Bryan Little Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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