Thursday, March 2, 2017
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +222 and the Senators at -250. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 17-40-3 and on the road they have a record of 9-20-1. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 121 goals and given up 199 goals for a point differential of -78. The Avalanche have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-43 and an over/under record of 24-26-10. Ottawa shows up with a record of 33-22-6 including 16-10-6 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 161 goals and surrendered 162 for a goal differential of -1. The Senators have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-28 while their over/under record sits at 24-35-2.
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Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 192 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 20.2 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 16 goals on 128 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 10 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 986 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 896 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Kyle Turris has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Senators. He has 22 goals this season with 136 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 19.6 minutes played per game. Erik Karlsson has averaged 26.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 10 goals on 154 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Mike Condon has 17 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 934 shots against him and has given up 83 goals. He has made 851 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have 37 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 199 goals. They have had 180 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Avalanche have allowed 214 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.15% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Senators have a total of 72 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 191 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 191 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 161 goals scored while they've given up 162 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.81%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 47.7% as they've attempted 3,113 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,420 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.2% as they have 2,338 attempts while they've given up 2,617 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 1,961 face off wins compared to 1,704 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.5%. On defense has 1,306 hits and they've blocked 803 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 3,390 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,632 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.8% as they have 2,506 shots while they've given up 2,627 attempts on defense. The Senators have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.9% as they've compiled 1,925 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,858 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,005 shot attempts and they have 1,602 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 17-43 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 24-26-10 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 29-28 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 24-35-2 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/09/16 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out for season
02/27/17 GO Andrew Hammond Hip out for season
02/27/17 RW Curtis Lazar Upper Body "?"
02/20/17 RW Bobby Ryan Finger out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa -250
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