Thursday, February 18, 2016
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +113 and the Senators at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 57 games. They have an overall record of 26-21-10 and on the road they have a record of 12-12-4. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and given up 150 goals for a point differential of -11. The Hurricanes have 10 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-31 and an over/under record of 17-21-19. Ottawa shows up with a record of 26-26-6 including 15-10-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 165 goals and surrendered 182 for a goal differential of -17. The Senators have 6 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-32 while their over/under record sits at 29-28-1.
Eric Staal has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 135 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 15 goals on 163 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Cam Ward has 16 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 888 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 807 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Senators. He has 11 goals this season with 177 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. 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 14% by scoring 20 goals on 138 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 23 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,478 shots against him and has given up 124 goals. He has made 1,354 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 62 total points this season. They have scored 139 goals while giving up 147 goals. They have had 177 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 141 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.09% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Senators have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 180 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 187 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 160 goals scored while they've given up 178 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.72%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 53.9% as they've attempted 3,350 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,863 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.1% as they have 2,480 attempts while they've given up 2,193 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 55.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.8% for the season. They have 1,745 face off wins compared to 1,494 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.9%. On defense Carolina has 1,058 hits and they've blocked 670 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 3,164 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,483 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.5% as they have 2,297 shots while they've given up 2,639 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 50.8% as they've compiled 1,819 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,765 face off losses. On defense Ottawa has blocked 844 shot attempts and they have 1,627 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 26-31 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 17-21-19 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 25-32 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 29-28-1 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
02/16/16 GO Cam Ward Leg "?" Thursday vs Ottawa
02/16/16 D Justin Faulk Leg "?" Thursday vs Ottawa
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
02/16/16 D Mark Borowiecki Head "?" Thursday vs Carolina
Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa
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