Sunday, February 26, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +100 and the Coyotes at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 26-24-10 and on the road they have a record of 11-13-6. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 168 goals for a point differential of -21. The Sabres have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-34 and an over/under record of 25-29-6. Arizona shows up with a record of 21-32-7 including 13-14-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 145 goals and surrendered 194 for a goal differential of -49. The Coyotes have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-39 while their over/under record sits at 23-29-8.
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Kyle Okposo has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 18 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Sam Reinhart has averaged 17.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 131 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 17 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,381 shots against him and has given up 104 goals. He has made 1,277 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Radim Vrbata has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 14 goals this season with 183 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Oliver Ekman-Larsson has averaged 24.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 10 goals on 108 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Mike Smith has 16 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,334 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,221 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 62 total points this season. They have scored 147 goals while giving up 168 goals. They have had 182 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sabres have allowed 177 power play opportunities and given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.30% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Coyotes have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 181 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 200 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 145 goals scored while they've given up 194 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.55%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 46.6% as they've attempted 3,186 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,649 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.3% as they have 2,416 attempts while they've given up 2,801 shots on the defensive end. start possessions in the offensive zone 47.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season. They have 1,821 face off wins compared to 1,802 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense has 1,417 hits and they've blocked 848 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 3,229 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,824 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.1% as they have 2,392 shots while they've given up 2,916 attempts on defense. have an offensive zone percentage of 45.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 1,796 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,911 face off losses. On defense has blocked 908 shot attempts and they have 1,619 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 25-34 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 25-29-6 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 16-39 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 23-29-8 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/31/16 C Johan Larsson Wrist out for season
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/24/17 C Sam Reinhart Flu is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Colorado
02/18/17 C Derek Grant Shoulder out indefinitely
02/10/17 C Zemgus Girgensons Abdominal out indefinitely
02/04/17 LW William Carrier Knee out indefinitely
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona -110
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