Saturday, April 8, 2017
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The Buffalo Sabres head to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +110 and the Panthers at -130.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 33-35-12 and on the road they have a record of 13-20-6. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 199 goals and given up 230 goals for a point differential of -31. The Sabres have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-47 and an over/under record of 36-37-7. Florida shows up with a record of 33-36-11 including 18-19-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 205 goals and surrendered 237 for a goal differential of -32. The Panthers have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-47 while their over/under record sits at 36-34-10.
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Valuable Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 31-47 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 36-37-7 against the over/under
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 28-47 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 36-34-10 against the over/under
Key Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/31/16 C Johan Larsson Wrist out for season
04/07/17 GO Anders Nilsson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida
04/07/17 LW Marcus Foligno Knee left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida
04/05/17 RW Kyle Okposo Illness out indefinitely
04/02/17 D Taylor Fedun Foot out indefinitely
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
04/06/17 D Aaron Ekblad Neck out for season
04/06/17 C Aleksander Barkov Upper Body out for season
04/06/17 LW Jussi Jokinen Undisclosed out for season
04/06/17 GO Roberto Luongo Hip out for season
Sam Reinhart has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 17 goals this season with 175 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 17.3 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 19 goals on 156 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 23 wins and 25 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,873 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,724 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jon Marchessault has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 30 goals this season with 188 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 20.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 23 goals on 227 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. James Reimer has 16 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,154 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 1,056 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sabres have 78 total points this season. They have scored 199 goals while giving up 230 goals. They have had 230 power play opportunities and have scored 57 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Sabres have allowed 230 power play opportunities and given up 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.18% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have a total of 77 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 260 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 241 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 205 goals scored while they've given up 237 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.93%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they've attempted 4,324 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,827 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.1% as they have 3,310 attempts while they've given up 3,724 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season. They have 2,386 face off wins compared to 2,424 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Buffalo has 1,840 hits and they've blocked 1,103 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 4,569 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,254 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 3,535 shots while they've given up 3,354 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 53% and their defensive zone percentage is 47% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 2,334 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,550 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 900 shot attempts and they have 1,650 hits as a unit.
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