Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at +143 and the Canucks at -158. The over/under has been set at 5.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 19-17-4 and on the road they have a record of 9-9-2. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 101 goals and given up 98 goals for a point differential of +3. Vancouver shows up with a record of 16-16-9 including 8-8-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 100 goals and surrendered 115 for a goal differential of -15.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 17 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 14 goals on 100 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 15 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 860 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 795 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 17 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 9 goals on 49 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 836 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 760 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have 42 total points this season. They have scored 99 goals while giving up 95 goals. They have had 136 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Lightning have allowed 118 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.75% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 138 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 137 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 97 goals scored while they've given up 113 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.11%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 17-21 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 14-21-5 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 13-25 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 14-18-8 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/15/15 F Joel Vermin Hand out 6-8 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
01/06/16 RW Ryan Callahan Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Edmonton
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/28/15 GO Ryan Miller Groin out indefinitely
12/12/15 D Luca Sbisa Hand expected to miss another 2-3 weeks
12/10/15 D Dan Hamhuis Concussion out at least 2 months
11/22/15 C Brandon Sutter Abdominal out 4-6 weeks
01/07/16 RW Jannik Hansen Back "?" Saturday vs. Tampa Bay
Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver
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