Thursday, April 6, 2017
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The Minnesota Wild head to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -175 and the Avalanche at +158.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 47-25-8 and on the road they have a record of 20-13-6. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 259 goals and given up 204 goals for a point differential of +55. The Wild have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 44-33 and an over/under record of 41-30-9. Colorado shows up with a record of 22-54-3 including 13-25-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 158 goals and surrendered 267 for a goal differential of -109. The Avalanche have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-57 while their over/under record sits at 34-34-11.
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Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 44-33 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 41-30-9 against the over/under
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 21-57 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 34-34-11 against the over/under
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
04/04/17 LW Jason Zucker Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Colorado
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
04/04/17 LW Blake Comeau Undisclosed expected to miss Tuesday vs. Chicago
04/04/17 RW Mikko Rantanen Upper Body expected to miss Tuesday vs. Chicago
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Mikael Granlund has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Wild. He has 25 goals this season with 176 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 18.9 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 27 goals on 205 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 39 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,809 shots against him and has given up 138 goals. He has made 1,671 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 18 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 16 goals on 243 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 15 wins and 29 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,406 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,273 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have 102 total points this season. They have scored 259 goals while giving up 204 goals. They have had 220 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Wild have allowed 213 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.55% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche have a total of 47 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 232 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 267 power play opportunities and have given up 63 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 158 goals scored while they've given up 267 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.14%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've attempted 4,452 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,510 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 3,347 attempts while they've given up 3,371 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. They have 2,483 face off wins compared to 2,309 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.8%. On defense Minnesota has 1,257 hits and they've blocked 1,139 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 4,172 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,419 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.7% as they have 3,087 shots while they've given up 3,381 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 49.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.8% as they've compiled 2,541 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,182 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 1,038 shot attempts and they have 1,625 hits as a unit.
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