Vancouver Canucks at Ottawa Senators NHL Picks & Predictions 10/17/2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +140 and the Senators at -179.
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Vancouver has a record of 1-2-1 this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 9 goals and given up 14 goals for a point differential of -5. For the season they have an ATS record of 1-3-0 and an over/under record of 2-2-0. Ottawa is 3-0-2 including 0-0-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 20 goals and surrendered 10 for a goal differential of +10. Their record against the spread is 3-2-0 while their over/under record is 3-2-0.
Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 1-3-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 3-2-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
10/15/17 C Cole Cassels Arm IR (10/03)
10/14/17 D Alexander Edler MCL out 4-6 weeks
10/07/17 F Brendan Gaunce Shoulder IR (10/03)
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/16/17 D Erik Karlsson Foot "?" Tuesday vs. Vancouver
10/15/17 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion IR (10/03)
10/15/17 C Colin White Wrist IR (10/03)
10/09/17 D Ben Harpur Shoulder IR (10/06)
Henrik Sedin has accumulated 2 total points this season for the Canucks. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Bo Horvat averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 2 goals on 12 shots. Jacob Markstrom has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has 123 shots against him and he's given up 12 goals. He's made 111 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Mark Stone has scored 6 total points this year for the Senators. He has 3 goals this season with 10 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 30%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Derick Brassard averages 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 3 goals on 13 shots. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 2 wins and 0 losses this year in goal for the Senators. He has 111 shots against him and he's surrendered 7 goals. He's made 104 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have 3 total points this season, which ranks them 27th in the NHL. They are 27th in the league in goals scored with 9 while they've given up 14 goals, ranking them 21st overall. They have had 23 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 9%. That is 25th in the NHL. The Canucks have allowed 16 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%, putting them 7th in the league when short-handed. They average 29 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.83% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 18th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 8th in the NHL with a total of 8 points this year. They have 5 power play goals on 28 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks them 18th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 15 power play opportunities and have given up 0 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 100%. That is 1st in the NHL. As a team, the Senators are 6th in the league with 20 goals scored while they've given up 10 goals, which is 29th overall. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.70%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 95%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 49.3% as they've tried 208 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 214 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 20th in Corsi percentage. They are 19th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.1% as they have 163 shots while they've given up 169 attempts on defense. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 57.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.6% for the year. That puts them 4th and 29th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 137 face-off wins as opposed to 109 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.7%. That is 3rd overall in the NHL. On defense Vancouver has 55 hits and they've blocked 45 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 31st in the league.
The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 56.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.3% for the year. That ranks them 3rd and 28th respectively in the NHL. They have 149 face-off wins as opposed to 156 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.9%. That is 20th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 108 hits and they've blocked 105 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 2nd in blocked shots. Ottawa is ranked 28th in Corsi percentage with 46.4% as they've tried 288 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 333 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 13th in the NHL at 51%, as they have 237 shots while they've given up 228 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Canucks/Senators NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa -179 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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