Saturday, February 11, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +155 and the Maple Leafs at -175. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 54 games. They have an overall record of 22-22-10 and on the road they have a record of 9-13-6. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 133 goals and given up 154 goals for a point differential of -21. The Sabres have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 21-32 and an over/under record of 23-26-5. Toronto shows up with a record of 25-17-11 including 13-8-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 164 goals and surrendered 158 for a goal differential of +6. The Maple Leafs have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-28 while their over/under record sits at 24-27-2.
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Sam Reinhart has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 11 goals this season with 119 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 22 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 13% by scoring 17 goals on 134 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 13 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,166 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,076 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Auston Matthews has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 25 goals this season with 182 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 156 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 22 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 1,406 shots against him and has given up 120 goals. He has made 1,286 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have 54 total points this season. They have scored 133 goals while giving up 154 goals. They have had 163 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sabres have allowed 160 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.27% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 61 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 160 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 172 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 164 goals scored while they've given up 158 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.56%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 46.9% as they've attempted 2,893 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,269 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.5% as they have 2,191 attempts while they've given up 2,516 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres 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 1,656 face off wins compared to 1,622 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Buffalo has 1,287 hits and they've blocked 753 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 3,236 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,241 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 2,421 shots while they've given up 2,445 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 50.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49% as they've compiled 1,593 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,660 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 796 shot attempts and they have 1,306 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 21-32 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 23-26-5 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 24-28 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 24-27-2 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
02/09/17 D Zach Bogosian Ribs "?" Saturday vs Toronto
02/09/17 C Zemgus Girgensons Abdominal "?" Saturday vs Toronto
02/04/17 LW William Carrier Knee out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -175
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