Colorado Avalanche at New Jersey Devils NHL Picks & Parlay 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The Colorado Avalanche head to Prudential Center to take on the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Avalanche at +110 and the Devils at -140.
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Colorado had a record of 22-56-4 last year and away from home they had a record of 9-30-2. They were 7th in the Central Division. They tallied 166 goals and surrendered 278 goals for a point differential of -112. For the year they had an ATS mark of 22-60-0 and an over/under record of 36-36-0. New Jersey finished with a record of 28-40-14 including 16-17-8 on home ice last year. They were 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 183 goals and gave up 244 for a goal differential of -61. Their record against the spread was 28-54-0 while their over/under mark was 31-32-0.
Valuable Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche were 22-60-0 straight up last year
The Colorado Avalanche were 36-36-0 against the over/under last season
Important New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils were 28-54-0 straight up last year
The New Jersey Devils were 31-32-0 against the over/under last season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
10/06/17 LW A.J. Greer Concussion "?" Saturday vs. New Jersey
10/02/17 D Sergei Boikov Shoulder out indefinitely
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Semyon Varlamov had 6 wins and 17 losses last season in goal for the Avalanche. He had 745 shots against him and he surrendered 76 goals. He made 669 stops for a save percentage of 90%. Nathan MacKinnon scored 51 total points last year for the Avalanche. He had 16 goals last season with 247 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He had a total of 35 assists on the year and averaged 19.9 minutes played per contest. Matt Duchene averaged 18.3 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 18 goals on 156 attempts. He had 23 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the year.
Marcus Johansson had 57 total points last season for the Devils. He had 23 goals last year with 124 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He had a total of 34 assists on the year and averaged 17 minutes played per contest. Cory Schneider had 20 wins and 27 losses last season in net for the Devils. He had 1,781 shots against him and he gave up 163 goals. He made 1,618 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Taylor Hall averaged 19.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 20 goals on 229 attempts. He had 33 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche gave up 274 power play opportunities and surrendered 64 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77% last season. That was 29th in the league. They averaged 28 shots per contest and as a team shot 7.21% for the year. They allowed 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 89%, ranking them 29th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Avalanche were 30th overall with 48 total points last year. They were 30th in the league with 166 goals and 1st in goals allowed with 278. They had 239 power play chances and scored 30 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That was 30th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Devils were 28th with a total of 183 goals scored while they were 6th with 244 goals surrendered last season. They averaged 28 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 8.03%. As a unit they gave up 31 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 91%, putting them 22nd in the league. The Devils had a total of 70 points last season, which was 28th in the NHL. They had 44 power play goals on 251 chances for a percentage of 18%. That was 22nd overall. They gave up 261 power play opportunities and surrendered 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 23rd when short-handed.
Colorado was 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage last year with 48.6%, as they attempted 4,335 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,585 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was 47.8% as they had 3,208 attempts while they gave up 3,509 shots on the defensive end. That ranked them 24th in the league. The Avalanche started possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time, which was 23rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage was at 50.6% for the season. That was 6th overall in the NHL. They had 2,631 face-off wins compared to 2,276 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 53.6%. That ranked them 2nd in the league. On defense Colorado had 1,687 hits and they blocked 1,076 shots from the opposition, putting them 24th overall.
New Jersey had a Corsi percentage of 47.1% as they tried 4,026 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,528 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. That ranked them 29th in Corsi percentage. They were 28th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.1% as they had 3,118 shots while they gave up 3,505 attempts on defense. The Devils started possessions in the offensive zone 47% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 53% for the year. That put them 29th and 2nd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They had 2,417 face-off wins as opposed to 2,492 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 49.2%. That was 20th overall in the NHL. On defense New Jersey had 1,655 hits and they blocked 1,023 attempts from opposing offenses, which was 28th in the league.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Colorado +110 and over 5.5 total goals
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