Thursday, February 9, 2017
First Niagara Center
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The Anaheim Ducks head to First Niagara Center to take on the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday, February 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Ducks at -115 and the Sabres at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Anaheim comes into this game having played 55 games. They have an overall record of 28-17-10 and away from home they have a record of 11-11-7. The currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 142 goals and surrendered 139 goals for a point differential of +3. The Ducks have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-27 and an over/under record of 16-26-13. Buffalo shows up with a record of 22-21-10 including 13-8-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 131 goals and surrendered 149 for a goal differential of -18. The Sabres have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-31 while their over/under record sits at 22-26-5.
Ryan Kesler has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 18 goals this season with 126 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 8 goals on 90 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. John Gibson has 20 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,134 shots against him and has given up 91 goals. He has made 1,043 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Sam Reinhart has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 11 goals this season with 117 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 17 goals on 131 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 13 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,123 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 1,037 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Ducks have 66 total points this season. They have scored 142 goals while giving up 139 goals. They have had 174 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Ducks have allowed 192 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.93% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have a total of 54 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 161 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 156 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Ducks have a total of 131 goals scored while they've given up 149 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.28%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 2,989 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,038 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 2,257 attempts while they've given up 2,294 shots on the defensive end. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season. They have 1,819 face off wins compared to 1,497 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 54.9%. On defense Anaheim has 1,447 hits and they've blocked 744 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 2,853 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,202 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.7% as they have 2,158 shots while they've given up 2,465 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 48.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 1,617 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,598 face off losses. On defense Buffalo has blocked 737 shot attempts and they have 1,263 hits as a unit.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 26-27 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 16-26-13 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 21-31 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 22-26-5 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/29/16 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal out 4-6 weeks
11/17/16 LW Nicolas Kerdiles Concussion out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
02/07/17 D Sami Vatanen Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Buffalo
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/31/16 C Johan Larsson Wrist out for season
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/07/17 D Zach Bogosian Ribs "?" Thursday vs Anaheim
02/04/17 LW William Carrier Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -115
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