Saturday, April 9, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Saturday, April 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +131 and the Panthers at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 81 games. They have an overall record of 35-30-16 and on the road they have a record of 16-15-9. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 196 goals and given up 221 goals for a point differential of -25. The Hurricanes have 16 overtime losses including 5 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 33-46 and an over/under record of 28-28-25. Florida shows up with a record of 46-26-9 including 24-11-5 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 234 goals and surrendered 201 for a goal differential of +33. The Panthers have 9 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 44-35 while their over/under record sits at 32-31-18.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 19 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 21 goals on 159 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Cam Ward has 23 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,343 shots against him and has given up 122 goals. He has made 1,221 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 27 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jussi Jokinen has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 152 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 34 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,773 shots against him and has given up 139 goals. He has made 1,634 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 86 total points this season. They have scored 194 goals while giving up 216 goals. They have had 236 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 202 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.01% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Panthers have a total of 101 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 276 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 266 power play opportunities and have given up 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 227 goals scored while they've given up 198 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.71%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've attempted 4,625 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,192 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 3,443 attempts while they've given up 3,218 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season. They have 2,488 face off wins compared to 2,156 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.6%. On defense Carolina has 1,542 hits and they've blocked 974 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 4,065 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,210 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 3,183 shots while they've given up 3,275 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 49.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 2,526 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,505 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 935 shot attempts and they have 1,898 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 33-46 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 28-28-25 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 44-35 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 32-31-18 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
03/26/16 LW Phil Di Giuseppe Upper Body out indefinitely
02/27/16 C Andrej Nestrasil Back out for season
Florida Panthers Injuries
04/08/16 C Derek MacKenzie Foot "?" Saturday vs. Carolina
04/06/16 D Erik Gudbranson Foot out indefinitely
03/30/16 C Vincent Trocheck Ankle expected to miss 3 weeks
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Concussion out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Florida
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