Thursday, February 25, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at -130 and the Maple Leafs at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 28-23-10 and on the road they have a record of 12-13-4. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 151 goals and given up 161 goals for a point differential of -10. The Hurricanes have 10 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-33 and an over/under record of 20-22-19. Toronto shows up with a record of 20-28-10 including 8-10-8 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 142 goals and surrendered 175 for a goal differential of -33. The Maple Leafs have 10 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-38 while their over/under record sits at 25-25-8.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 16 goals this season with 107 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 14 goals on 117 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Cam Ward has 18 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 966 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 879 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Tyler Bozak has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 10 goals this season with 85 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 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 17% by scoring 18 goals on 107 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. James Reimer has 11 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 920 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 845 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 66 total points this season. They have scored 151 goals while giving up 158 goals. They have had 186 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 152 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.22% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 50 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 186 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 194 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 137 goals scored while they've given up 170 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.55%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 53.8% as they've attempted 3,565 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,061 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.9% as they have 2,636 attempts while they've given up 2,345 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 54.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.4% for the season. They have 1,861 face off wins compared to 1,593 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.9%. On defense Carolina has 1,142 hits and they've blocked 716 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 3,595 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,240 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.6% as they have 2,670 shots while they've given up 2,509 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.4% as they've compiled 1,906 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,800 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 731 shot attempts and they have 1,606 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 28-33 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-22-19 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 19-38 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 25-25-8 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/18/15 GO Garret Sparks Lower Body out indefinitely
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out indefinitely
02/23/16 D Matt Hunwick Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs Carolina
02/19/16 C Leo Komarov Suspension expected to miss next 3 games; eligible to return Sat 2/27 vs Montreal
02/12/16 D Jared Cowen Hip out indefinitely
02/10/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Lower Body out indefinitely
02/10/16 C Tyler Bozak Concussion out indefinitely
01/22/16 LW Milan Michalek Finger out indefinitely
01/11/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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