Thursday, March 30, 2017
Xcel Energy Center
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The Ottawa Senators travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Senators at +144 and the Wild at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Ottawa comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 41-25-9 and on the road they have a record of 21-14-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 196 goals and given up 194 goals for a point differential of +2. The Senators have an overall record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-34 and an over/under record of 28-44-3. Minnesota shows up with a record of 44-24-8 including 24-12-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 244 goals and surrendered 195 for a goal differential of +49. The Wild have a record of 1-7-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 41-32 while their over/under record sits at 38-29-9.
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Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 36-34 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 28-44-3 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 41-32 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 38-29-9 against the over/under
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/09/16 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out for season
03/28/17 LW Viktor Stalberg Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Minnesota
03/24/17 D Marc Methot Finger out indefinitely
02/27/17 GO Andrew Hammond Hip out for season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Senators. He has 15 goals this season with 208 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 53 assists on the season and averages 26.9 minutes played per game. Kyle Turris has averaged 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 26 goals on 170 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Mike Condon has 19 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,075 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 985 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Suter has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Wild. He has 9 goals this season with 156 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 27.1 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 27 goals on 196 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 37 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,747 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,614 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 91 total points this season. They have scored 196 goals while giving up 194 goals. They have had 234 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Senators have allowed 237 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.71% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have a total of 96 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 214 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 201 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 244 goals scored while they've given up 195 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.46%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've attempted 4,161 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,505 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.6% as they have 3,075 attempts while they've given up 3,248 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 2,353 face off wins compared to 2,243 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.2%. On defense Ottawa has 1,982 hits and they've blocked 1,257 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 4,233 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,298 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 3,178 shots while they've given up 3,209 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.8% as they've compiled 2,351 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,188 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 1,089 shot attempts and they have 1,196 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Senators/Wild NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota -160 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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