Ottawa Senators at Florida Panthers NHL Picks & Predictions 12/23/2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
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The Ottawa Senators travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
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Ottawa has a record of 11-14-8 this season and on the road they have a record of 5-8-3-2. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 92 goals and given up 113 goals for a point differential of -21. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-21-0 and an over/under record of 16-16-0. Florida is 13-16-5 including 6-6-3-2 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 98 goals and surrendered 117 for a goal differential of -19. Their record against the spread is 13-21-0 while their over/under record is 17-17-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 11-21-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 16-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 13-21-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 17-17-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
12/22/17 D Dion Phaneuf Personal is "?" Saturday vs Florida
12/22/17 C Gabriel Dumont Ankle is "?" Saturday vs Florida
11/20/17 D Mark Borowiecki Concussion IR (11/19)
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
12/13/17 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body IR (12/04)
Mike Hoffman has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Senators. He has 9 goals this year with 112 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 18.7 minutes played per game. Mark Stone averages 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 14 goals on 74 shots. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 9 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has 699 shots against him and he's given up 71 goals. He's made 628 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Vincent Trocheck has scored 34 total points this year for the Panthers. He has 13 goals this season with 111 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 9 goals on 91 shots. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the season. James Reimer has 7 wins and 9 losses this year in goal for the Panthers. He has 646 shots against him and he's surrendered 64 goals. He's made 582 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 29 total points this season, which ranks them 29th in the NHL. They are 28th in the league in goals scored with 89 while they've given up 109 goals, ranking them 10th overall. They have had 118 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 27th in the NHL. The Senators have allowed 92 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, putting them 27th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.07% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%. That puts them 29th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers are 28th in the NHL with a total of 31 points this year. They have 19 power play goals on 107 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks them 20th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 111 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. That is 19th in the NHL. As a team, the Panthers are 20th in the league with 98 goals scored while they've given up 117 goals, which is 3rd overall. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.40%. As a team they give up 35 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 18th in the NHL.
Ottawa is 20th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.1%, as they've attempted 1,894 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,966 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.5% as they have 1,403 attempts while they have given up 1,431 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 15th in the league. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.6% of the time, which is 11th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.4% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 1,039 face-off wins compared to 947 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.3%. That ranks them 6th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 748 hits and they have blocked 535 shots from the opposition, putting them 7th overall.
The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 46.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.7% for the year. That ranks them 29th and 3rd respectively in the NHL. They have 1,123 face-off wins as opposed to 1,071 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That is 11th in the league. On defense Florida has 685 hits and they've blocked 493 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 23rd in blocked shots. Florida is ranked 17th in Corsi percentage with 48.8% as they've tried 1,996 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,096 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 18th in the NHL at 49.4%, as they have 1,568 shots while they've given up 1,603 attempts on defense.
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