Boston Bruins at Colorado Avalanche NHL Picks & Predictions 11/14/2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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The Boston Bruins head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Bruins at -115 and the Avalanche at +104.
Boston has a record of 10-5-2 this year. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 53 goals and surrendered 41 goals for a point differential of +12. For the year they have an ATS mark of 10-7-0 and an over/under record of 5-11-0. Colorado has a record of 8-6-3 this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have scored 59 goals and given up 50 for a goal differential of +9. Their record against the spread is 8-9-0 while their over/under mark is 8-9-0.
Valuable Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 10-7-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 5-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 8-9-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 8-9-0 against the over/under this season
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
11/09/18 GO Tuukka Rask Personal is out indefinitely
10/30/18 D Charlie McAvoy Upper Body IR (10/18)
10/25/18 D Kevan Miller Upper Body is out 4-6 weeks
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
10/18/18 LW J.T. Compher Head is out indefinitely
10/04/18 D Anton Lindholm Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/04/18 D Conor Timmins Concussion is out indefinitely
10/01/18 RW Sven Andrighetto Lower Body is out indefinitely
Brad Marchand has scored 20 total points this year for the Bruins. He has 6 goals this season with 36 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 14 assists on the year and averages 19.6 minutes played per contest. Patrice Bergeron averages 19.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 9 goals on 58 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 25 points on the year. Jaroslav Halak has 6 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Bruins. He has 328 shots against him and he's surrendered 18 goals. He's made 310 stops for a save percentage of 95%.
Nathan MacKinnon has 24 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 11 goals this year with 75 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 22.3 minutes played per contest. Mikko Rantanen averages 20.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 6 goals on 36 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 26 points on the year. Semyon Varlamov has 5 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 382 shots against him and he's given up 27 goals. He's made 355 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have 22 total points this year, which is 4th in the NHL. They've scored 53 goals while giving up 41 scores, which has them ranked 14th and 29th respectively. They have had 60 power play chances and scored 18 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 30%. That is 3rd in the league. The Bruins have given up 56 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 17th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.21% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche are 17th in the league with a total of 19 points this season. They have 15 power play goals on 59 chances for a percentage of 25%. That is 7th in the NHL. They've given up 70 power play opportunities and surrendered 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 7th overall. As a team, the Avalanche are 4th with a total of 59 goals scored while they've given up 50 goals this season, ranking 19th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.59%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 10th overall in the NHL.
Boston is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.5%, as they've attempted 879 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 863 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50% as they have 677 attempts while they have given up 676 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 17th in the league. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.3% of the time, which is 11th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season. That is 21st overall in the NHL. They have 480 face-off wins compared to 463 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.9%. That ranks them 12th in the league. On defense Boston has 320 hits and they have blocked 187 shots from the opposition, putting them 30th overall.
The Avalanche are 10th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 458 face-off wins compared to 564 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.8%. That is 31st in the league. On defense Colorado has 357 hits and they have blocked 276 shots from the opposition, which is 5th in the league. Colorado is 27th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.1% as they've attempted 886 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,037 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.2% ranks 24th as they have 680 attempts while they have given up 761 shots on the defensive end.
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