Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The New Jersey Devils travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +165 and the Lightning at -213. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 4-2-3 and on the road they have a record of 0-2-2. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 21 goals and given up 20 goals for a point differential of +1. The Devils have an overall record of 4-2-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-5 and an over/under record of 2-5-2. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 6-4-1 including 3-1-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 36 goals and surrendered 34 for a goal differential of +2. The Lightning have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 5-5 while their over/under record sits at 6-4-1.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Devils. He has 5 goals this season with 37 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. 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 25% by scoring 4 goals on 16 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 252 shots against him and has given up 17 goals. He has made 235 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Valtteri Filppula has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 4 goals this season with 15 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 27%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Steven Stamkos has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 7 goals on 41 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Lightning. 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 Devils have 11 total points this season. They have scored 21 goals while giving up 20 goals. They have had 31 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Devils have allowed 32 power play opportunities and given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.75% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Lightning have a total of 13 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 45 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 34 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 36 goals scored while they've given up 34 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.40%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 45.7% as they've attempted 416 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 495 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.9% as they have 344 attempts while they've given up 389 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the season. They have 270 face off wins compared to 275 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense New Jersey has 179 hits and they've blocked 106 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 621 shots at full strength and they've given up 560 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.1% as they have 471 shots while they've given up 433 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 51.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 342 face off wins this season and they have suffered 362 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 127 shot attempts and they have 225 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 4-5 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 2-5-2 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 5-5 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 6-4-1 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
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/03/16 LW Jonathan Drouin Concussion "?" Saturday vs New Jersey
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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