Thursday, October 13, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +118 and the Jets at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.
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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. Winnipeg had a regular season record of 35-39-8 including 18-19-4 at home last season. They were 7th in the Central Division. They scored 215 goals and surrendered 239 for a goal differential of -24. The Jets had 8 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 32-47 while their over/under record sat at 35-38-9.
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%.
Dustin Byfuglien accumulated 53 total points last season for the Jets. He had 19 goals last year with 247 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He had a total of 34 assists on the season and averaged 25 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 26 goals on 256 shots. He had 52 assists giving him a total of 78 points on the season. Michael Hutchinson had 9 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Jets. He had 805 shots against him and gave up 75 goals. He made 730 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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 Jets had a total of 78 points on the season. They had 38 power play goals on 257 opportunities for a percentage of 15%. They allowed 282 power play opportunities and gave up 61 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Hurricanes had a total of 215 goals scored while they gave up 239 goals during the campaign. They averaged 30 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.86%. As a team they gave up 29 shots per game and had a save percentage of 91%.
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.
Winnipeg attempted 4,539 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,463 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 50.2% as they had 3,363 shots while they gave up 3,330 attempts on defense. The Jets had an offensive zone percentage of 51.4% and their defensive zone percentage was 48.6% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 46.7% as they compiled 2,257 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,572 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg blocked 1,133 shot attempts and they had 2,100 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
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets were 32-47 straight up last season
The Winnipeg Jets were 35-38-9 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/10/16 D Justin Faulk Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Winnipeg
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Lower Body out indefinitely
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/10/16 RW Drew Stafford Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Carolina
10/10/16 D Dustin Byfuglien Lower Body probable Thursday vs. Carolina
10/10/16 C Shawn Matthias Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Carolina
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina
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