Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +201 and the Sharks at -225. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 28-29-12 and on the road they have a record of 11-17-6. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 177 goals and given up 203 goals for a point differential of -26. The Sabres have an overall record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-41 and an over/under record of 32-31-6. San Jose shows up with a record of 41-20-7 including 22-8-4 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 190 goals and surrendered 158 for a goal differential of +32. The Sharks have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 39-27 while their over/under record sits at 17-32-19.
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Sam Reinhart has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 16 goals this season with 159 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 17.5 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 19 goals on 151 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 19 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,598 shots against him and has given up 127 goals. He has made 1,471 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 26 goals this season with 207 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 27 goals on 264 shots. He has 43 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. Martin Jones has 31 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,446 shots against him and has given up 122 goals. He has made 1,324 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 68 total points this season. They have scored 177 goals while giving up 203 goals. They have had 211 power play opportunities and have scored 50 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Sabres have allowed 203 power play opportunities and given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.46% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Sharks have a total of 89 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 212 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 177 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 190 goals scored while they've given up 158 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.26%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 3,717 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,161 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47% as they have 2,841 attempts while they've given up 3,202 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season. They have 2,084 face off wins compared to 2,084 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense has 1,607 hits and they've blocked 959 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 3,904 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,807 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 2,924 shots while they've given up 2,715 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.9% as they've compiled 1,894 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,060 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,092 shot attempts and they have 1,288 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 27-41 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 32-31-6 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 39-27 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 17-32-19 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
03/11/17 D Cody Franson Facial left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. San Jose
03/11/17 D Dmitry Kulikov Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs San Jose
03/03/17 RW Kyle Okposo Ribs out indefinitely
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
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/13/17 D David Schlemko Lower Body out indefinitely
03/13/17 C Melker Karlsson Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs. Buffalo
01/23/17 C Micheal Haley Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose -225
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