Thursday, February 25, 2016
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The Ottawa Senators travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Senators at +104 and the Canucks at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Ottawa comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 29-26-6 and on the road they have a record of 12-16-2. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 176 goals and given up 187 goals for a point differential of -11. The Senators have 6 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-4-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-32 and an over/under record of 30-30-1. Vancouver shows up with a record of 23-24-12 including 10-13-5 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 142 goals and surrendered 168 for a goal differential of -26. The Canucks have 12 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-36 while their over/under record sits at 22-23-14.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Senators. He has 11 goals this season with 186 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 54 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 20 goals on 143 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 26 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,573 shots against him and has given up 129 goals. He has made 1,444 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 22 goals this season with 196 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 10 goals on 67 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 13 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,216 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 1,115 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Senators have 64 total points this season. They have scored 170 goals while giving up 183 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Senators have allowed 194 power play opportunities and given up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.88% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canucks have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 31 power play goals on 179 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 187 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 138 goals scored while they've given up 165 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.19%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've attempted 3,302 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,656 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.4% as they have 2,400 attempts while they've given up 2,768 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 1,906 face off wins compared to 1,853 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.7%. On defense Ottawa has 1,726 hits and they've blocked 888 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver has attempted 3,026 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,336 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.6% as they have 2,313 shots while they've given up 2,544 attempts on defense. The Canucks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 45.4% as they've compiled 1,616 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,942 face off losses. On defense Vancouver has blocked 792 shot attempts and they have 1,079 hits as a unit.
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 27-32 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 30-30-1 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 23-36 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 22-23-14 against the over/under
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
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
02/21/16 RW Radim Vrbata Lower Body injured last game, "?" Thursday vs Ottawa
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out indefinitely
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Vancouver
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