Saturday, March 26, 2016
First Niagara Center
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Jets at +114 and the Sabres at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.
Winnipeg comes into this matchup having played 74 games. They have an overall record of 31-37-6 and on the road they have a record of 14-19-3. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 190 goals and given up 217 goals for a point differential of -27. The Jets have 6 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-43 and an over/under record of 31-36-7. Buffalo shows up with a record of 30-34-10 including 14-18-6 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 176 goals and surrendered 200 for a goal differential of -24. The Sabres have 10 losses in OT and 6 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-44 while their over/under record sits at 24-31-19.
Dustin Byfuglien has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Jets. He has 17 goals this season with 227 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 19 goals on 229 shots. He has 47 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Ondrej Pavelec has 10 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 776 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 704 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 17 goals this season with 139 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Jack Eichel has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 218 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 18 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,096 shots against him and has given up 89 goals. He has made 1,007 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Jets have 68 total points this season. They have scored 188 goals while giving up 214 goals. They have had 237 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Jets have allowed 263 power play opportunities and given up 57 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.51% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Sabres have a total of 70 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 230 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 194 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Jets have a total of 174 goals scored while they've given up 194 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.91%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 4,127 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,996 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 3,051 attempts while they've given up 2,999 shots on the defensive end. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season. They have 2,065 face off wins compared to 2,315 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.1%. On defense Winnipeg has 1,883 hits and they've blocked 997 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 3,915 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,157 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.3% as they have 2,973 shots while they've given up 3,176 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 49.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 2,187 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,255 face off losses. On defense Buffalo has blocked 981 shot attempts and they have 1,734 hits as a unit.
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 29-43 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 31-36-7 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 29-44 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 24-31-19 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/25/15 D Grant Clitsome Back out indefinitely
03/24/16 D Tyler Myers Knee out for season
03/22/16 D Tobias Enstrom Knee likely out for season
03/21/16 C Mathieu Perreault Concussion out indefinitely
03/12/16 RW Anthony Peluso Shoulder out for season
02/25/16 C Bryan Little Back out for season
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
03/25/16 GO Robin Lehner Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Winnipeg
03/25/16 GO Jason Kasdorf Groin out indefinitely
02/24/16 D Cody Franson Concussion out indefinitely
01/02/16 C Tyler Ennis Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo
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