Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +133 and the Maple Leafs at -167. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 42 games. They have an overall record of 16-17-9 and on the road they have a record of 7-9-6. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 97 goals and given up 119 goals for a point differential of -22. The Sabres have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 15-26 and an over/under record of 17-21-4. Toronto shows up with a record of 20-13-8 including 10-7-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 128 goals and surrendered 120 for a goal differential of +8. The Maple Leafs have a record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-21 while their over/under record sits at 19-21-1.
Sam Reinhart has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 9 goals this season with 90 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 103 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%.
Auston Matthews has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 21 goals this season with 143 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 18 goals on 128 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 18 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 1,110 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,020 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 41 total points this season. They have scored 97 goals while giving up 119 goals. They have had 136 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Sabres have allowed 128 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.91% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 48 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 130 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 141 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 128 goals scored while they've given up 120 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.50%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they've attempted 2,215 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,463 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.8% as they have 1,666 attempts while they've given up 1,895 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 1,283 face off wins compared to 1,261 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.4%. On defense Buffalo has 1,015 hits and they've blocked 568 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 2,515 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,522 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.9% as they have 1,896 shots while they've given up 1,907 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 49.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.7% as they've compiled 1,222 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,288 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 615 shot attempts and they have 1,006 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 15-26 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 17-21-4 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 19-21 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 19-21-1 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
01/16/17 D Josh Gorges Hip is downgraded to expected to miss Monday vs. Dallas
01/16/17 GO Robin Lehner Flu available Monday vs. Dallas
01/15/17 LW Tyler Ennis Groin is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Dallas
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/21/16 RW Ben Smith Hand out indefinitely
12/13/16 D Martin Marincin Back out 4-6 weeks
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -167
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