Saturday, February 4, 2017
First Niagara Center
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The Ottawa Senators travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Senators at -113 and the Sabres at -107. The over/under has been set at 5.
Ottawa comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 27-16-6 and on the road they have a record of 13-9-0. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 137 goals and given up 131 goals for a point differential of +6. The Senators have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-22 and an over/under record of 21-26-2. Buffalo shows up with a record of 20-20-10 including 11-8-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 121 goals and surrendered 143 for a goal differential of -22. The Sabres have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-30 while their over/under record sits at 21-24-5.
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Erik Karlsson has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Senators. He has 8 goals this season with 119 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Mark Stone has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 18 goals on 90 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Mike Condon has 15 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 801 shots against him and has given up 69 goals. He has made 732 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Sam Reinhart has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 10 goals this season with 109 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 15 goals on 126 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 12 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,047 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 963 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Senators have 60 total points this season. They have scored 137 goals while giving up 131 goals. They have had 159 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Senators have allowed 161 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.59% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sabres have a total of 50 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 157 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 147 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 121 goals scored while they've given up 143 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.08%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 48.1% as they've attempted 2,698 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,913 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.5% as they have 1,975 attempts while they've given up 2,096 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season. They have 1,561 face off wins compared to 1,513 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.8%. On defense Ottawa has 1,270 hits and they've blocked 817 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 2,692 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,982 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.1% as they have 2,037 shots while they've given up 2,292 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 48.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.7% as they've compiled 1,546 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,506 face off losses. On defense Buffalo has blocked 690 shot attempts and they have 1,203 hits as a unit.
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 23-22 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 21-26-2 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 19-30 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 21-24-5 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Injuries
12/22/16 GO Andrew Hammond Ankle out indefinitely
10/09/16 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out for season
01/31/17 GO Craig Anderson Personal out another 2-3 weeks
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/31/16 C Johan Larsson Wrist out for season
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
01/25/17 D Jake McCabe Shoulder out indefinitely
01/17/17 D Josh Gorges Hip out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo -107
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