Wednesday, November 23, 2016
First Niagara Center
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +109 and the Sabres at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Detroit comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 8-10-1 and on the road they have a record of 3-4-1. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 46 goals and given up 51 goals for a point differential of -5. The Red Wings have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-11 and an over/under record of 8-8-3. Buffalo shows up with a record of 7-8-4 including 3-4-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 37 goals and surrendered 48 for a goal differential of -11. The Sabres have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-12 while their over/under record sits at 5-12-2.
Mike Green has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 3 goals this season with 34 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Gustav Nyquist has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 3 goals on 40 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 4 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 314 shots against him and has given up 31 goals. He has made 283 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 4 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 6 goals on 52 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 5 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 436 shots against him and has given up 35 goals. He has made 401 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have 17 total points this season. They have scored 46 goals while giving up 51 goals. They have had 69 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Red Wings have allowed 56 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.71% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have a total of 18 points on the season. They have 14 power play goals on 63 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 65 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 37 goals scored while they've given up 48 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.69%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 957 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,070 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.6% as they have 717 attempts while they've given up 823 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings 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 573 face off wins compared to 545 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense Detroit has 374 hits and they've blocked 247 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 975 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,093 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.4% as they have 737 shots while they've given up 851 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 46.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.4% as they've compiled 624 face off wins this season and they have suffered 567 face off losses. On defense Buffalo has blocked 242 shot attempts and they have 433 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 6-11 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 8-8-3 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 6-12 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 5-12-2 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
11/21/16 D Alexey Marchenko Upper Body out indefinitely
11/16/16 C Darren Helm Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/11/16 C Andreas Athanasiou Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
10/10/16 RW Tomas Jurco Back out indefinitely
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/21/16 D Dmitry Kulikov Abdominal "?" Wednesday vs Detroit
11/21/16 C Ryan O'Reilly Abdominal "?" Wednesday vs Detroit
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
11/10/16 LW Tyler Ennis Groin out indefinitely
11/03/16 D Zach Bogosian Knee out indefinitely
10/31/16 LW Nicolas Deslauriers Knee out indefinitely
10/12/16 C Jack Eichel Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Buffalo -120
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