Sunday, February 12, 2017
First Niagara Center
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The Vancouver Canucks head to First Niagara Center to take on the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canucks at +124 and the Sabres at -137. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this game having played 54 games. They have an overall record of 24-24-6 and away from home they have a record of 7-16-3. The currently are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 128 goals and surrendered 154 goals for a point differential of -26. The Canucks have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-30 and an over/under record of 21-23-10. Buffalo shows up with a record of 22-22-10 including 13-9-4 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 133 goals and surrendered 154 for a goal differential of -21. The Sabres have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-32 while their over/under record sits at 23-26-5.
Bo Horvat has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 15 goals this season with 99 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 67 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 15 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,025 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 941 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Sam Reinhart has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 11 goals this season with 119 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 17 goals on 134 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 13 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,166 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,076 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 54 total points this season. They have scored 128 goals while giving up 154 goals. They have had 158 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Canucks have allowed 143 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.51% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sabres have a total of 54 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 163 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 160 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 133 goals scored while they've given up 154 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.27%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 2,816 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,970 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.4% as they have 2,082 attempts while they've given up 2,307 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. They have 1,722 face off wins compared to 1,584 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.1%. On defense Vancouver has 971 hits and they've blocked 663 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 2,893 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,269 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.5% as they have 2,191 shots while they've given up 2,516 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 47.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 1,656 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,622 face off losses. On defense Buffalo has blocked 753 shot attempts and they have 1,287 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 20-30 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 21-23-10 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 21-32 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 23-26-5 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
02/09/17 LW Sven Baertschi Concussion out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out for season
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/31/16 C Johan Larsson Wrist out for season
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/10/17 D Cody Franson Foot out indefinitely
02/10/17 C Zemgus Girgensons Abdominal out indefinitely
02/09/17 D Zach Bogosian Ribs "?" Saturday vs Toronto
02/04/17 LW William Carrier Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver +124
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