Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -117 and the Senators at +106. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 32-27-10 and on the road they have a record of 15-14-6. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 182 goals and given up 172 goals for a point differential of +10. The Wild have 10 overtime losses including 2 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 31-37 and an over/under record of 26-30-13. Ottawa shows up with a record of 32-30-8 including 18-12-5 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 202 goals and surrendered 218 for a goal differential of -16. The Senators have 8 losses in OT and 6 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 30-38 while their over/under record sits at 35-34-1.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Wild. He has 15 goals this season with 120 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 135 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 26 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,507 shots against him and has given up 123 goals. He has made 1,384 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Senators. He has 12 goals this season with 211 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 58 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 22 goals on 161 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 28 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,737 shots against him and has given up 146 goals. He has made 1,591 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have 74 total points this season. They have scored 181 goals while giving up 170 goals. They have had 217 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Wild have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.00% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Senators have a total of 72 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 211 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 218 power play opportunities and have given up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 196 goals scored while they've given up 212 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.91%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 49.1% as they've attempted 3,720 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,852 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 2,783 attempts while they've given up 2,836 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the season. They have 2,181 face off wins compared to 2,003 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.1%. On defense Minnesota has 1,189 hits and they've blocked 1,016 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 3,787 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,198 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.7% as they have 2,782 shots while they've given up 3,178 attempts on defense. The Senators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 2,173 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,134 face off losses. On defense Ottawa has blocked 1,020 shot attempts and they have 1,955 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 31-37 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 26-30-13 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 30-38 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 35-34-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
03/12/16 RW Jason Pominville Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Ottawa
Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/28/15 D Mikael Wikstrand Suspension out indefinitely
10/16/15 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out indefinitely
10/08/15 D Chris Phillips Back out for season
03/14/16 D Patrick Wiercioch Undisclosed expected to miss Tuesday vs. Minnesota
03/04/16 D Mark Borowiecki Knee out for season
02/29/16 C Kyle Turris Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa
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