Thursday, January 26, 2017
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -105 and the Panthers at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 22-22-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-14-3. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 135 goals and given up 144 goals for a point differential of -9. The Lightning have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-27 and an over/under record of 24-20-5. Florida shows up with a record of 20-19-10 including 11-9-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 114 goals and surrendered 136 for a goal differential of -22. The Panthers have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 17-29 while their over/under record sits at 20-22-7.
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Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 18 goals this season with 132 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 7 goals on 88 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 11 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 754 shots against him and has given up 69 goals. He has made 685 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 9 goals this season with 108 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 136 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 13 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 999 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 920 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have 49 total points this season. They have scored 135 goals while giving up 144 goals. They have had 176 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Lightning have allowed 164 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.11% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Panthers have a total of 50 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 165 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 153 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 114 goals scored while they've given up 136 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.40%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 2,733 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,613 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 2,063 attempts while they've given up 1,998 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 1,438 face off wins compared to 1,516 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,093 hits and they've blocked 615 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 2,820 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,601 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 2,143 shots while they've given up 2,032 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 52.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 1,445 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,562 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 569 shot attempts and they have 1,016 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 20-27 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 24-20-5 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 17-29 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 20-22-7 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/29/16 C Brayden Point Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
01/24/17 D Jason Garrison Illness "?" Thursday vs Florida
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip expected to miss 4 weeks
Florida Panthers Injuries
12/30/16 C Aleksander Barkov Lower Body out indefinitely
11/21/16 D Alex Petrovic Ankle out indefinitely
10/10/16 LW Jonathan Huberdeau Achilles out indefinitely
01/23/17 GO James Reimer Personal "?" Thursday vs Tampa Bay
01/08/17 C Nick Bjugstad Groin out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -105
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