Friday, January 13, 2017
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, January 13, 2017.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 16-15-9 and on the road they have a record of 7-7-6. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 93 goals and given up 110 goals for a point differential of -17. The Sabres have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 15-24 and an over/under record of 15-21-4. Carolina shows up with a record of 19-15-7 including 13-4-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 109 goals and surrendered 111 for a goal differential of -2. The Hurricanes have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 17-22 while their over/under record sits at 16-18-7.
Sam Reinhart has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 9 goals this season with 89 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 12 goals on 101 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 9 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 843 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 776 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 12 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 143 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Cam Ward has 16 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 936 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 856 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 41 total points this season. They have scored 93 goals while giving up 110 goals. They have had 130 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Sabres have allowed 119 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.00% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 45 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 118 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 104 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 109 goals scored while they've given up 111 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.83%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 2,104 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,354 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.6% as they have 1,581 attempts while they've given up 1,809 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. They have 1,236 face off wins compared to 1,202 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.7%. On defense Buffalo has 956 hits and they've blocked 545 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 2,360 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,154 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.7% as they have 1,709 shots while they've given up 1,599 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 1,169 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,109 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 555 shot attempts and they have 738 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 15-24 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 15-21-4 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 17-22 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 16-18-7 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/31/16 C Johan Larsson Wrist out for season
12/30/16 D Dmitry Kulikov Back out indefinitely
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
11/10/16 LW Tyler Ennis Groin out indefinitely
01/11/17 GO Robin Lehner Flu is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Tampa Bay
01/10/17 D Josh Gorges Hip "?" Thursday vs Tampa Bay
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/04/17 GO Eddie Lack Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina
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