Wednesday, January 25, 2017
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Vancouver Canucks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at -133 and the Avalanche at +120. The over/under has been set at 5.
Free $60 in Member NHL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 22-20-6 and on the road they have a record of 5-14-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 116 goals and given up 135 goals for a point differential of -19. The Canucks have an overall record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-26 and an over/under record of 19-21-8. Colorado shows up with a record of 13-30-2 including 5-17-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 91 goals and surrendered 153 for a goal differential of -62. The Avalanche have a record of 1-8-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 13-32 while their over/under record sits at 18-21-6.
For expert handicapping advice on this game check out our NHL expert handicapper tips.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 11 goals this season with 125 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 19 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 19% by scoring 11 goals on 59 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 14 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 891 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 819 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 15 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 11 goals on 154 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 7 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 638 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 577 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Canucks have 50 total points this season. They have scored 116 goals while giving up 135 goals. They have had 147 power play opportunities and have scored 20 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Canucks have allowed 129 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.74% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have a total of 28 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 144 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 171 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 91 goals scored while they've given up 153 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.16%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.5% as they've attempted 2,472 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,621 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.4% as they have 1,830 attempts while they've given up 2,033 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 1,521 face off wins compared to 1,389 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.3%. On defense Vancouver has 889 hits and they've blocked 588 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 2,303 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,605 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.7% as they have 1,717 shots while they've given up 1,960 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.3% as they've compiled 1,457 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,278 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 645 shot attempts and they have 1,037 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 18-26 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 19-21-8 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 13-32 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 18-21-6 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/28/16 RW Jannik Hansen Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
12/07/16 D Philip Larsen Concussion out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out indefinitely
01/10/17 D Ben Hutton Hand out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/24/17 C Matt Duchene Illness "?" Wednesday vs Vancouver
01/23/17 RW Rene Bourque Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs Vancouver
01/23/17 D Tyson Barrie Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs Vancouver
01/18/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado +120
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's 100% profit guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.