Sunday, October 16, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +170 and the Canucks at +134. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 35-31-16 last season and on the road they had a record of 16-16-9. They finished 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 198 goals and gave up 226 goals for a point differential of -28. The Hurricanes had 16 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they had an ATS record of 33-46 and an over/under record of 29-28-25. Vancouver had a regular season record of 31-38-13 including 15-21-5 at home last season. They were 6th in the Pacific Division. They scored 191 goals and surrendered 243 for a goal differential of -52. The Canucks had 13 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 30-51 while their over/under record sat at 31-30-21.
Jordan Staal accumulated 48 total points last season for the Hurricanes. He had 20 goals last year with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He had a total of 28 assists on the season and averaged 18 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 16 goals on 184 shots. He had 21 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Cam Ward had 23 wins and 17 losses last season in net for the Hurricanes. He had 1,343 shots against him and gave up 122 goals. He made 1,221 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Daniel Sedin accumulated 61 total points last season for the Canucks. He had 28 goals last year with 258 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 33 assists on the season and averaged 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 11 goals on 99 shots. He had 44 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Ryan Miller had 17 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He had 1,634 shots against him and gave up 137 goals. He made 1,497 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes had 86 total points last season. They scored 198 goals while giving up 226 goals. They had 238 power play opportunities and scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes allowed 204 power play opportunities and gave up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 8.08% for the season. They allowed 27 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canucks had a total of 75 points on the season. They had 39 power play goals on 247 opportunities for a percentage of 16%. They allowed 249 power play opportunities and gave up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Hurricanes had a total of 191 goals scored while they gave up 243 goals during the campaign. They averaged 28 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.26%. As a team they gave up 32 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina had a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they attempted 4,668 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,228 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 51.7% as they had 3,479 attempts while they gave up 3,248 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes started possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 46.7% for the season. They had 2,523 face off wins compared to 2,178 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 53.7%. On defense Carolina had 1,550 hits and they blocked 980 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver attempted 4,216 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,661 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 47.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 46.8% as they had 3,167 shots while they gave up 3,603 attempts on defense. The Canucks had an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage was 49.3% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 45.4% as they compiled 2,223 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,669 face off losses. On defense Vancouver blocked 1,058 shot attempts and they had 1,533 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes were 33-46 straight up last season
The Carolina Hurricanes were 29-28-25 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks were 30-51 straight up last season
The Vancouver Canucks were 31-30-21 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/13/16 D Justin Faulk Lower Body "?" Sunday vs. Vancouver
10/13/16 LW Viktor Stalberg Lower Body "?" Sunday vs. Vancouver
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Lower Body out indefinitely
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver
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