Thursday, December 22, 2016
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The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, December 22, 2016.
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Toronto comes into this matchup having played 31 games. They have an overall record of 12-12-7 and on the road they have a record of 3-6-5. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 87 goals and given up 94 goals for a point differential of -7. The Maple Leafs have an overall record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-19 and an over/under record of 13-18-0. Colorado shows up with a record of 11-18-1 including 4-10-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 65 goals and surrendered 99 for a goal differential of -34. The Avalanche have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-20 while their over/under record sits at 12-15-4.
Auston Matthews has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 15 goals this season with 115 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 94 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 828 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 760 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 64 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 108 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 605 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 547 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Maple Leafs have 31 total points this season. They have scored 87 goals while giving up 94 goals. They have had 96 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Maple Leafs have allowed 100 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.27% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 16 power play goals on 97 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 112 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Maple Leafs have a total of 65 goals scored while they've given up 97 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.61%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 51.2% as they've attempted 1,966 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,873 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.6% as they have 1,489 attempts while they've given up 1,397 shots on the defensive end. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 931 face off wins compared to 947 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Toronto has 808 hits and they've blocked 476 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 1,550 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,717 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.6% as they have 1,165 shots while they've given up 1,282 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 47.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.6% as they've compiled 974 face off wins this season and they have suffered 844 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 435 shot attempts and they have 678 hits as a unit.
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 12-19 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 13-18-0 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 11-20 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 12-15-4 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/19/16 RW Ben Smith Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Colorado
12/19/16 C Tyler Bozak Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Colorado
12/13/16 D Martin Marincin Back out 4-6 weeks
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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