Thursday, October 13, 2016
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The New Jersey Devils travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +127 and the Panthers at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 38-36-8 last season and on the road they had a record of 19-19-3. They finished 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 184 goals and gave up 208 goals for a point differential of -24. The Devils had 8 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they had an ATS record of 37-44 and an over/under record of 27-38-17. Florida had a regular season record of 47-26-9 including 25-11-5 at home last season. They were 1st in the Atlantic Division. They scored 239 goals and surrendered 203 for a goal differential of +36. The Panthers had 9 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 44-35 while their over/under record sat at 33-31-18.
Mike Cammalleri accumulated 38 total points last season for the Devils. He had 14 goals last year with 101 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 24 assists on the season and averaged 19 minutes played per game. Adam Henrique averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 30 goals on 149 shots. He had 20 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Cory Schneider had 27 wins and 25 losses last season in net for the Devils. He had 1,597 shots against him and gave up 122 goals. He made 1,475 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jaromir Jagr accumulated 66 total points last season for the Panthers. He had 27 goals last year with 143 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He had a total of 39 assists on the season and averaged 17 minutes played per game. Jussi Jokinen averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 18 goals on 153 shots. He had 42 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Roberto Luongo had 35 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He had 1,801 shots against him and gave up 141 goals. He made 1,660 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Devils had 84 total points last season. They scored 184 goals while giving up 208 goals. They had 256 power play opportunities and scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Devils allowed 264 power play opportunities and gave up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They averaged 24 shots per game and as a team they shot 9.19% for the season. They allowed 28 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers had a total of 103 points on the season. They had 47 power play goals on 278 opportunities for a percentage of 17%. They allowed 268 power play opportunities and gave up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Devils had a total of 239 goals scored while they gave up 203 goals during the campaign. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 10.14%. As a team they gave up 29 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey had a Corsi percentage of 45.9% as they attempted 3,595 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,231 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 46.7% as they had 2,782 attempts while they gave up 3,177 shots on the defensive end. The Devils started possessions in the offensive zone 47% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 53% for the season. They had 2,183 face off wins compared to 2,518 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 46.4%. On defense New Jersey had 1,840 hits and they blocked 1,054 shots from the opposition.
Florida attempted 4,101 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,253 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 49.2% as they had 3,213 shots while they gave up 3,311 attempts on defense. The Panthers had an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage was 50.8% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they compiled 2,548 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,540 face off losses. On defense Florida blocked 942 shot attempts and they had 1,910 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils were 37-44 straight up last season
The New Jersey Devils were 27-38-17 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers were 44-35 straight up last season
The Florida Panthers were 33-31-18 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
10/12/16 C Sergey Kalinin Illness expected to miss Thursday vs. Florida
10/10/16 D Jon Merrill Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
Florida Panthers Injuries
10/10/16 LW Jonathan Huberdeau Ankle expected to miss 3-4 months
10/08/16 C Nick Bjugstad Hand expected to miss 4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Florida
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