Saturday, November 19, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +113 and the Wild at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Colorado comes into this matchup having played 16 games. They have an overall record of 7-9-0 and on the road they have a record of 3-5-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 33 goals and given up 45 goals for a point differential of -12. The Avalanche have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-9 and an over/under record of 6-9-1. Minnesota shows up with a record of 9-6-1 including 5-2-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 42 goals and surrendered 29 for a goal differential of +13. The Wild have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-7 while their over/under record sits at 4-10-2.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 6 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Gabriel Landeskog has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 4 goals on 32 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 4 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 354 shots against him and has given up 35 goals. He has made 319 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Ryan Suter has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Wild. He has 4 goals this season with 36 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 5 goals on 49 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 392 shots against him and has given up 19 goals. He has made 373 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Avalanche have 14 total points this season. They have scored 33 goals while giving up 45 goals. They have had 55 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Avalanche have allowed 67 power play opportunities and given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.17% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 47 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 50 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 42 goals scored while they've given up 29 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.09%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 829 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 842 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 616 attempts while they've given up 611 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 505 face off wins compared to 467 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52%. On defense Colorado has 371 hits and they've blocked 231 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 875 shots at full strength and they've given up 877 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 642 shots while they've given up 661 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 49.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.2% as they've compiled 503 face off wins this season and they have suffered 480 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 216 shot attempts and they have 268 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 7-9 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 6-9-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 9-7 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 4-10-2 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
11/18/16 C Matt Duchene Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota
11/17/16 LW Gabriel Landeskog Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/01/16 C Zac Dalpe Knee out 4-6 weeks
10/30/16 D Marco Scandella Ankle out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota -125
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