Thursday, March 9, 2017
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The New Jersey Devils travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Devils at -120 and the Avalanche at +109. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 66 games. They have an overall record of 25-29-12 and on the road they have a record of 12-16-6. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 189 goals for a point differential of -42. The Devils have an overall record of 1-7-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-41 and an over/under record of 23-26-17. Colorado shows up with a record of 18-44-3 including 9-21-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 126 goals and surrendered 215 for a goal differential of -89. The Avalanche have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-47 while their over/under record sits at 25-30-10.
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Taylor Hall has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Devils. He has 14 goals this season with 180 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19.5 minutes played per game. Kyle Palmieri has averaged 17.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 149 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 19 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,515 shots against him and has given up 131 goals. He has made 1,384 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 16 goals this season with 135 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18.6 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 13 goals on 205 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 11 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,074 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 976 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have 62 total points this season. They have scored 147 goals while giving up 189 goals. They have had 204 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Devils have allowed 205 power play opportunities and given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.16% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 192 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 232 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 126 goals scored while they've given up 215 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.91%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 46.3% as they've attempted 3,185 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,695 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.5% as they have 2,465 attempts while they've given up 2,832 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 46.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.8% for the season. They have 1,963 face off wins compared to 1,949 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense has 1,307 hits and they've blocked 863 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 3,387 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,679 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.4% as they have 2,538 shots while they've given up 2,815 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.4% as they've compiled 2,087 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,822 face off losses. On defense has blocked 864 shot attempts and they have 1,399 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 22-41 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 23-26-17 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 18-47 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 25-30-10 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
03/08/17 D Andy Greene Personal is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Colorado
03/08/17 C Jacob Josefson Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Colorado
03/03/17 LW Michael Cammalleri Upper Body out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado +109
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