Thursday, November 3, 2016
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The New Jersey Devils travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +133 and the Panthers at -167. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 8 games. They have an overall record of 4-2-2 and on the road they have a record of 0-2-1. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 18 goals and given up 16 goals for a point differential of +2. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-4 and an over/under record of 1-5-2. Florida shows up with a record of 4-5-1 including 3-2-0 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 26 goals and surrendered 25 for a goal differential of +1. The Panthers have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 4-6 while their over/under record sits at 4-4-2.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Devils. He has 5 goals this season with 31 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Travis Zajac has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 3 goals on 14 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 221 shots against him and has given up 13 goals. He has made 208 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Aleksander Barkov has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Panthers. 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 19 minutes played per game. Jon Marchessault has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 6 goals on 33 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 3 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 182 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 166 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have 10 total points this season. They have scored 18 goals while giving up 16 goals. They have had 26 power play opportunities and have scored 6 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Devils have allowed 29 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.59% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%.
The Panthers have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 5 power play goals on 40 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 28 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 26 goals scored while they've given up 25 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.31%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 44.9% as they've attempted 359 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 441 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46% as they have 295 attempts while they've given up 346 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 46.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.1% for the season. They have 239 face off wins compared to 244 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense New Jersey has 166 hits and they've blocked 95 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 576 shots at full strength and they've given up 447 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 56.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 56.5% as they have 455 shots while they've given up 350 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 59.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 40.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 296 face off wins this season and they have suffered 318 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 97 shot attempts and they have 189 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 4-4 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 1-5-2 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 4-6 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 4-4-2 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
10/10/16 D Jon Merrill Finger out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
Florida Panthers Injuries
10/29/16 LW Jussi Jokinen Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 LW Jonathan Huberdeau Achilles expected to miss 3-4 months
10/08/16 C Nick Bjugstad Hand expected to miss 4 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Florida
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