Thursday, March 31, 2016
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The New Jersey Devils travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, March 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +120 and the Panthers at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 77 games. They have an overall record of 37-32-8 and on the road they have a record of 19-17-3. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 173 goals and given up 194 goals for a point differential of -21. The Devils have 8 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 37-40 and an over/under record of 25-36-16. Florida shows up with a record of 42-25-9 including 22-11-5 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 218 goals and surrendered 189 for a goal differential of +29. The Panthers have 9 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 40-34 while their over/under record sits at 30-29-17.
Mike Cammalleri has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Devils. He has 14 goals this season with 101 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Adam Henrique has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 27 goals on 141 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 26 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,525 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,408 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 59 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 25 goals this season with 132 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jussi Jokinen has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 17 goals on 142 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 32 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,712 shots against him and has given up 135 goals. He has made 1,577 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Devils have 82 total points this season. They have scored 171 goals while giving up 188 goals. They have had 231 power play opportunities and have scored 48 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Devils have allowed 244 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 24 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.12% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have a total of 93 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 259 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 249 power play opportunities and have given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 211 goals scored while they've given up 186 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.73%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 45.9% as they've attempted 3,380 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,986 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.5% as they have 2,602 attempts while they've given up 2,997 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 2,052 face off wins compared to 2,376 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 46.3%. On defense New Jersey has 1,741 hits and they've blocked 989 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 3,783 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,973 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.1% as they have 2,969 shots while they've given up 3,082 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50% as they've compiled 2,354 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,357 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 891 shot attempts and they have 1,804 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 37-40 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 25-36-16 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 40-34 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 30-29-17 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
12/29/15 LW Patrik Elias Knee out for season
03/29/16 GO Cory Schneider Knee "?" Thursday vs Florida
03/29/16 LW Tyler Kennedy Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Florida
03/22/16 D Jon Merrill Upper Body out indefinitely
03/20/16 D David Schlemko Upper Body expected to miss 7-10 days
03/20/16 RW Jordin Tootoo Upper Body expected to miss 7-10 days
03/08/16 C Jacob Josefson Hand out indefinitely
02/11/16 LW Michael Cammalleri Hand out for season
01/23/16 C Jiri Tlusty Wrist out for season
Florida Panthers Injuries
03/29/16 C Derek MacKenzie Foot "?" Thursdav New Jersey
03/29/16 D Erik Gudbranson Foot "?" Thursday vs New Jersey
03/29/16 C Vincent Trocheck Lower Body injured last game, "?" Thursday vs New Jersey
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Concussion out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Florida
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