Thursday, March 3, 2016
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -140 and the Senators at +127. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 63 games. They have an overall record of 37-22-4 and on the road they have a record of 17-12-2. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 175 goals and given up 151 goals for a point differential of +24. The Lightning have 4 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 8-2-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-26 and an over/under record of 25-30-8. Ottawa shows up with a record of 30-27-7 including 17-10-5 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 188 goals and surrendered 200 for a goal differential of -12. The Senators have 7 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-34 while their over/under record sits at 33-30-1.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 28 goals this season with 174 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 24 goals on 160 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 26 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,270 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1,175 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Senators. He has 11 goals this season with 198 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 57 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 21 goals on 150 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 27 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,677 shots against him and has given up 140 goals. He has made 1,537 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have 78 total points this season. They have scored 172 goals while giving up 148 goals. They have had 216 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Lightning have allowed 190 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.38% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Senators have a total of 67 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 197 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 204 power play opportunities and have given up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 182 goals scored while they've given up 195 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.01%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 3,467 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,322 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.6% as they have 2,599 attempts while they've given up 2,538 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 53.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.2% for the season. They have 1,846 face off wins compared to 1,883 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,276 hits and they've blocked 784 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 3,475 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,833 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.6% as they have 2,541 shots while they've given up 2,911 attempts on defense. The Senators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.9% as they've compiled 2,004 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,935 face off losses. On defense Ottawa has blocked 922 shot attempts and they have 1,787 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 36-26 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 25-30-8 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 28-34 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 33-30-1 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
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
03/02/16 GO Craig Anderson Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Tampa Bay
02/29/16 C Kyle Turris Ankle out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Ottawa
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