New Jersey Devils at Ottawa Senators NHL Picks & Predictions 10/19/2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Canadian Tire Centre
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The New Jersey Devils head to Canadian Tire Centre to take on the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Devils at +136 and the Senators at -150.
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New Jersey has a record of 5-1-0 this year and away from home they have a record of 3-0-0. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 26 goals and surrendered 17 goals for a point differential of +9. For the year they have an ATS mark of 5-1-0 and an over/under record of 4-2-0. Ottawa has a record of 3-1-2 including 0-1-2 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 20 goals and have given up 13 for a goal differential of +7. Their record against the spread is 3-3-0 while their over/under mark is 3-3-0.
Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 5-1-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 3-3-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/17/17 D Mark Borowiecki Upper Body left last game, is "?" Thursday vs New Jersey.
10/15/17 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion IR (10/03)
10/15/17 C Colin White Wrist IR (10/03)
10/09/17 D Ben Harpur Shoulder IR (10/06)
Marcus Johansson has scored 4 total points this year for the Devils. He has 2 goals this season with 5 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 40%. He has a total of 2 assists on the year and averages 15 minutes played per contest. Taylor Hall averages 17.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by tallying 1 goal on 21 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 5 points on the year. Cory Schneider has 4 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Devils. He has 181 shots against him and he's surrendered 15 goals. He's made 166 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Mark Stone has 6 total points this season for the Senators. He has 3 goals this year with 14 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 3 assists on the year and averages 19.8 minutes played per contest. Derick Brassard averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 3 goals on 14 attempts. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 2 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Senators. He has 135 shots against him and he's given up 10 goals. He's made 125 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils have 10 total points this year, which is 3rd in the NHL. They've scored 26 goals while giving up 17 scores, which has them ranked 3rd and 18th respectively. They have had 26 power play chances and scored 8 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 31%. That is 1st in the league. The Devils have given up 31 power play opportunities and surrendered 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 25th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 14.69% for the year. They allow 35 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 12th in the league with a total of 8 points this season. They have 5 power play goals on 31 chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 21st in the NHL. They've given up 17 power play opportunities and surrendered 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 94%, ranking 2nd overall. As a team, the Senators are 11th with a total of 20 goals scored while they've given up 13 goals this season, ranking 29th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.85%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 94%, putting them 3rd overall in the NHL.
New Jersey is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 45.8%, as they've attempted 319 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 377 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 46.7% as they have 258 attempts while they have given up 295 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 25th in the league. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 45.4% of the time, which is 29th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.6% for the season. That is 3rd overall in the NHL. They have 187 face-off wins compared to 187 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That ranks them 19th in the league. On defense New Jersey has 130 hits and they have blocked 82 shots from the opposition, putting them 20th overall.
The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 58.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 41.5% for the year. That ranks them 2nd and 30th respectively in the NHL. They have 182 face-off wins as opposed to 182 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That is 20th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 128 hits and they've blocked 119 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 1st in blocked shots. Ottawa is ranked 22nd in Corsi percentage with 47.9% as they've tried 348 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 378 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 10th in the NHL at 52%, as they have 281 shots while they've given up 259 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Devils/Senators NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +136
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +136
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