Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The New Jersey Devils travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +118 and the Hurricanes at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 37 games. They have an overall record of 14-16-7 and on the road they have a record of 5-12-5. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 86 goals and given up 114 goals for a point differential of -28. The Devils have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-23 and an over/under record of 14-12-11. Carolina shows up with a record of 16-13-7 including 11-3-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 94 goals and surrendered 98 for a goal differential of -4. The Hurricanes have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-20 while their over/under record sits at 13-16-7.
Travis Zajac has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Devils. He has 8 goals this season with 73 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Taylor Hall has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 8 goals on 85 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 10 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 819 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 740 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Jeff Skinner has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 124 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 10 goals on 81 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Cam Ward has 13 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 810 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 742 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Devils have 35 total points this season. They have scored 86 goals while giving up 114 goals. They have had 128 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Devils have allowed 113 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.37% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 103 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 89 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 94 goals scored while they've given up 98 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.73%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 46.9% as they've attempted 1,831 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,072 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.7% as they have 1,401 attempts while they've given up 1,602 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. They have 1,139 face off wins compared to 1,128 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense New Jersey has 768 hits and they've blocked 470 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 2,065 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,905 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 1,496 shots while they've given up 1,420 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.2% as they've compiled 1,022 face off wins this season and they have suffered 973 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 485 shot attempts and they have 665 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 11-23 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 14-12-11 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 14-20 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 13-16-7 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
12/31/16 D John Moore Concussion expected to miss 5-7 days
12/28/16 LW Vernon Fiddler Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/02/17 C Jacob Josefson Illness is downgraded to expected to miss Monday vs. Boston
01/02/17 LW Taylor Hall Lower Body is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Boston
01/02/17 C Travis Zajac Illness "?" Monday vs. Boston
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
12/31/16 C Elias Lindholm Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs New Jersey
12/27/16 D Justin Faulk Lower Body out indefinitely
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/02/17 GO Eddie Lack Illness "?" Tuesday vs. New Jersey
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina -130
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