Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -118 and the Avalanche at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 10 games. They have an overall record of 6-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 2-2-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 33 goals and given up 21 goals for a point differential of +12. The Wild have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-4 and an over/under record of 3-6-1. Colorado shows up with a record of 4-5-0 including 1-2-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 20 goals and surrendered 28 for a goal differential of -8. Their record against the spread is 4-5 while their over/under record sits at 4-5-0.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Wild. He has 2 goals this season with 15 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 3 goals on 22 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 231 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 219 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 5 goals this season with 22 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Gabriel Landeskog has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 2 goals on 18 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 2 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 211 shots against him and has given up 23 goals. He has made 188 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Wild have 13 total points this season. They have scored 33 goals while giving up 21 goals. They have had 31 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Wild have allowed 27 power play opportunities and given up 1 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 96%. They average 26 shots per game and as a team are shooting 12.64% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Avalanche have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 31 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 37 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 20 goals scored while they've given up 28 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.58%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've attempted 504 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 539 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.3% as they have 375 attempts while they've given up 401 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 51.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the season. They have 304 face off wins compared to 302 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense Minnesota has 159 hits and they've blocked 138 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 461 shots at full strength and they've given up 483 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.3% as they have 353 shots while they've given up 349 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 49.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 263 face off wins this season and they have suffered 260 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 134 shot attempts and they have 235 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 6-4 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 3-6-1 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 4-5 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/01/16 C Zac Dalpe Knee out 4-6 weeks
10/30/16 D Marco Scandella Ankle out indefinitely
10/30/16 LW Zach Parise Foot out indefinitely
10/28/16 C Erik Haula Foot out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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