Thursday, March 16, 2017
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The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Maple Leafs at +109 and the Lightning at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Toronto comes into this matchup having played 68 games. They have an overall record of 31-22-14 and on the road they have a record of 14-13-8. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 206 goals and given up 206 goals for a point differential of 0. The Maple Leafs have an overall record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-37 and an over/under record of 31-34-3. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 33-26-9 including 19-11-3 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 191 goals and surrendered 187 for a goal differential of +4. The Lightning have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-35 while their over/under record sits at 30-32-7.
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Auston Matthews has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 31 goals this season with 231 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 17.8 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 16.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 28 goals on 202 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 27 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 1,760 shots against him and has given up 146 goals. He has made 1,614 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 69 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 31 goals this season with 205 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 136 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 16 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,115 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 1,023 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Maple Leafs have 76 total points this season. They have scored 204 goals while giving up 199 goals. They have had 200 power play opportunities and have scored 46 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Maple Leafs have allowed 211 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.34% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have a total of 75 points on the season. They have 53 power play goals on 235 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 223 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Maple Leafs have a total of 189 goals scored while they've given up 186 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.32%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they've attempted 4,115 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,095 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 3,096 attempts while they've given up 3,105 shots on the defensive end. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. They have 2,022 face off wins compared to 2,117 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.9%. On defense has 1,633 hits and they've blocked 990 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 3,799 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,637 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 2,862 shots while they've given up 2,808 attempts on defense. The Lightning 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 48.5% as they've compiled 2,006 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,130 face off losses. On defense has blocked 829 shot attempts and they have 1,484 hits as a unit.
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 30-37 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 31-34-3 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-35 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-32-7 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
03/14/17 RW Ben Smith Finger "?" Thursday vs. Tampa Bay
02/28/17 D Connor Carrick Upper Body out indefinitely
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
03/14/17 C Cedric Paquette Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Toronto
03/14/17 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Toronto
03/10/17 C Steven Stamkos Knee out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -120
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