Minnesota Wild at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Picks & Predictions 11/8/2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Minnesota Wild head to Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Wild at +131 and the Maple Leafs at -145.
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Minnesota has a record of 5-6-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 2-3-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They have tallied 40 goals and surrendered 40 goals for a point differential of 0. For the year they have an ATS mark of 5-8-0 and an over/under record of 8-4-0. Toronto has a record of 9-7-0 including 5-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 61 goals and have given up 58 for a goal differential of +3. Their record against the spread is 9-7-0 while their over/under mark is 11-4-0.
Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 5-8-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 8-4-0 against the over/under this season
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 9-7-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 11-4-0 against the over/under this season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/24/17 LW Zach Parise Back is out indefinitely
10/13/17 C Charlie Coyle Fibula IR (10/12)
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal IR (10/03)
Chris Stewart has scored 8 total points this year for the Wild. He has 6 goals this season with 23 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 26%. He has a total of 2 assists on the year and averages 13.5 minutes played per contest. Eric Staal averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 5 goals on 39 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the year. Devan Dubnyk has 4 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Wild. He has 311 shots against him and he's surrendered 29 goals. He's made 282 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Auston Matthews has 19 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 10 goals this year with 53 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Nazem Kadri averages 15.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 8 goals on 43 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the year. Frederik Andersen has 8 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 455 shots against him and he's given up 48 goals. He's made 407 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have 12 total points this year, which is 26th in the NHL. They've scored 40 goals while giving up 40 scores, which has them ranked 23rd and 23rd respectively. They have had 41 power play chances and scored 7 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 19th in the league. The Wild have given up 50 power play opportunities and surrendered 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 10th when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.58% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs are 9th in the league with a total of 18 points this season. They have 13 power play goals on 54 chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 7th in the NHL. They've given up 55 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 19th overall. As a team, the Maple Leafs are 1st with a total of 61 goals scored while they've given up 58 goals this season, ranking 3rd in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.94%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 26th overall in the NHL.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 46.5% as they've tried 667 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 767 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 27th in Corsi percentage. They are 26th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.5% as they have 519 shots while they've given up 573 attempts on defense. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the year. That puts them 22nd and 10th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 407 face-off wins as opposed to 402 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That is 19th overall in the NHL. On defense Minnesota has 249 hits and they've blocked 194 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 23rd in the league.
The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the year. That ranks them 20th and 15th respectively in the NHL. They have 540 face-off wins as opposed to 499 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Toronto has 360 hits and they've blocked 214 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 14th in blocked shots. Toronto is ranked 14th in Corsi percentage with 51.1% as they've tried 972 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 929 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 16th in the NHL at 49.9%, as they have 713 shots while they've given up 715 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Wild/Maple Leafs NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota +131 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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