Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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The Carolina Hurricanes head to BB&T Center to take on the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Hurricanes at +118 and the Panthers at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this game having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 25-25-8 and away from home they have a record of 7-16-6. The currently are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 146 goals and surrendered 168 goals for a point differential of -22. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-33 and an over/under record of 23-27-8. Florida shows up with a record of 28-23-10 including 14-13-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 155 goals and surrendered 172 for a goal differential of -17. The Panthers have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-33 while their over/under record sits at 26-26-9.
Jeff Skinner has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 20 goals this season with 200 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 137 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,307 shots against him and has given up 125 goals. He has made 1,182 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
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Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 21 goals this season with 175 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 21.3 minutes played per game. Jaromir Jagr has averaged 17.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 11 goals on 130 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 16 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,179 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 1,077 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have 58 total points this season. They have scored 146 goals while giving up 168 goals. They have had 171 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 148 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.33% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Panthers have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 204 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 185 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 155 goals scored while they've given up 172 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.97%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've attempted 3,395 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,067 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.9% as they have 2,473 attempts while they've given up 2,292 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.7% for the season. They have 1,721 face off wins compared to 1,563 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.4%. On defense has 1,076 hits and they've blocked 775 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 3,494 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,221 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.4% as they have 2,683 shots while they've given up 2,534 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 53.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.9% as they've compiled 1,798 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,952 face off losses. On defense has blocked 687 shot attempts and they have 1,273 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 23-33 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 23-27-8 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 25-33 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 26-26-9 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
02/27/17 LW Brock McGinn Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Florida
Florida Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina +118
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