Tuesday, February 9, 2016
First Niagara Center
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The Florida Panthers travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at -135 and the Sabres at +122. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Florida comes into this matchup having played 52 games. They have an overall record of 31-15-6 and on the road they have a record of 14-8-3. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 148 goals and given up 116 goals for a point differential of +32. The Panthers have 6 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-21 and an over/under record of 19-23-10. Buffalo shows up with a record of 21-26-6 including 9-15-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 121 goals and surrendered 143 for a goal differential of -22. The Sabres have 6 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-32 while their over/under record sits at 17-23-13.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 16 goals this season with 86 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 10 goals on 121 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 23 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1220 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 1134 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 16 goals this season with 157 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan O'Reilly has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 17 goals on 120 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 12 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 854 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 784 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have 68 total points this season. They have scored 143 goals while giving up 115 goals. They have had 180 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Panthers have allowed 174 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.83% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Sabres have a total of 48 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 162 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 132 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 120 goals scored while they've given up 139 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.69%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've attempted 2,331 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,495 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.4% as they have 1,823 attempts while they've given up 1,940 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season. They have 1,446 face off wins compared to 1,493 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.2%. On defense Florida has 1,224 hits and they've blocked 555 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 2,534 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,702 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.2% as they have 1,934 shots while they've given up 2,075 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they've compiled 1,466 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,462 face off losses. On defense Buffalo has blocked 627 shot attempts and they have 1,145 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 31-21 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 19-23-10 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 21-32 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 17-23-13 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Lower Body out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/06/16 LW Marcus Foligno Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Florida
01/02/16 C Tyler Ennis Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Florida
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