Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at -102 and the Canucks at -108. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 35-31-4 and on the road they have a record of 18-16-0. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 188 goals and given up 198 goals for a point differential of -10. The Avalanche have 4 overtime losses including 0 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-35 and an over/under record of 32-34-4. Vancouver shows up with a record of 27-29-12 including 13-17-5 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 166 goals and surrendered 197 for a goal differential of -31. The Canucks have 12 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-41 while their over/under record sits at 27-25-16.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 17 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 21 goals on 240 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 24 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,393 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,276 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 26 goals this season with 223 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 10 goals on 78 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 15 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,368 shots against him and has given up 116 goals. He has made 1,252 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have 74 total points this season. They have scored 185 goals while giving up 198 goals. They have had 231 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Avalanche have allowed 222 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.15% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canucks have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 209 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 210 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 162 goals scored while they've given up 194 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.34%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 45% as they've attempted 3,553 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,350 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.1% as they have 2,707 attempts while they've given up 3,163 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.2% for the season. They have 2,036 face off wins compared to 2,043 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.9%. On defense Colorado has 1,606 hits and they've blocked 1,187 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver has attempted 3,489 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,816 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.6% as they have 2,652 shots while they've given up 2,916 attempts on defense. The Canucks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 45.2% as they've compiled 1,837 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,230 face off losses. On defense Vancouver has blocked 900 shot attempts and they have 1,243 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 33-35 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 32-34-4 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-41 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-25-16 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/30/15 D Brad Stuart Back out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
03/12/16 D Chris Bigras Concussion "?" Wednesday vs Vancouver
03/10/16 LW Gabriel Landeskog Suspension expected to miss next 3 games; eligible to return Mar 20 vs Edmonton
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/14/16 RW Alexandre Burrows Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
03/14/16 D Luca Sbisa Upper Body injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
03/14/16 C Markus Granlund Upper Body injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
03/02/16 RW Jannik Hansen Ribs expected to miss a week
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out for season
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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