Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -183 and the Maple Leafs at +165. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 40-24-5 and on the road they have a record of 19-13-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 190 goals and given up 163 goals for a point differential of +27. The Lightning have 5 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-2-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 39-29 and an over/under record of 27-34-8. Toronto shows up with a record of 23-34-11 including 10-13-9 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 160 goals and surrendered 201 for a goal differential of -41. The Maple Leafs have 11 losses in OT and 6 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 21-45 while their over/under record sits at 27-33-8.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 31 goals this season with 190 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 24 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 14% by scoring 25 goals on 178 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 29 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,423 shots against him and has given up 103 goals. He has made 1,320 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 12 goals this season with 235 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Leo Komarov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 19 goals on 128 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Jonathan Bernier has 8 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 886 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 799 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Lightning have 85 total points this season. They have scored 187 goals while giving up 160 goals. They have had 231 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Lightning have allowed 210 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.31% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 214 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 223 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 154 goals scored while they've given up 195 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.24%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 3,796 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,675 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 2,842 attempts while they've given up 2,802 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 1,993 face off wins compared to 2,044 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,395 hits and they've blocked 873 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 4,221 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,757 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 3,123 shots while they've given up 2,894 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.2% as they've compiled 2,214 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,108 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 863 shot attempts and they have 1,865 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 39-29 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 27-34-8 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 21-45 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 27-33-8 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
03/14/16 RW Nikita Kucherov Head injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Toronto
03/14/16 C Valtteri Filppula Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Toronto
03/13/16 C Cedric Paquette Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Toronto
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out for season
03/13/16 RW Brad Boyes Shoulder "?" Tuesday vs Tampa Bay
03/12/16 D Jared Cowen Hip out indefinitely
03/08/16 D Matt Hunwick Hernia out for season
02/29/16 C Byron Froese Hand out indefinitely
02/25/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot out for season
02/25/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia out for season
02/10/16 C Tyler Bozak Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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