Buffalo Sabres at Winnipeg Jets NHL Parlay 1/5/2018
Friday, January 5, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Buffalo Sabres head to Bell MTS Place to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Friday, January 5, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Sabres at +111 and the Jets at -123.
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Buffalo has a record of 10-20-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-10-6-0. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 86 goals and surrendered 129 goals for a point differential of -43. For the year they have an ATS mark of 10-29-0 and an over/under record of 15-21-0. Winnipeg has a record of 23-11-7, including 14-3-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 136 goals and have given up 113 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread is 23-18-0 while their over/under mark is 21-18-0.
Valuable Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 10-29-0 straight up this year
The Buffalo Sabres are 15-21-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 23-18-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-18-0 against the over/under this season
Key Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/17/17 D Taylor Fedun Lower Body IR (11/15)
01/01/18 D Victor Antipin Illness is "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Robin Lehner has 9 wins and 14 losses this season in goal for the Sabres. He has 903 shots against him and he's surrendered 76 goals. He's made 827 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Jack Eichel has scored 35 total points this year for the Sabres. He has 15 goals this season with 130 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 20.4 minutes played per contest. Evander Kane averages 19.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by tallying 15 goals on 162 attempts. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 34 points on the year.
Nikolaj Ehlers has 31 total points this season for the Jets. He has 17 goals this year with 121 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 14 assists on the year and averages 16 minutes played per contest. Connor Hellebuyck has 21 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 980 shots against him and he's given up 76 goals. He's made 904 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 17 goals on 121 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 31 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sabres have given up 119 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this season. That is 13th in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.13% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 24th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Sabres are 30th overall with 29 total points this year. They are 31st in the league with 86 goals and 6th in goals allowed with 129. They've had 118 power play chances and scored 15 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That is 30th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Jets are 3rd with a total of 136 goals scored while they are 23rd with 113 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.31%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 11th in the league. The Jets have a total of 53 points this season, which is 5th in the NHL. They have had 36 power play goals on 149 chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 4th overall. They've given up 142 power play opportunities and surrendered 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 18th when short-handed.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 48.1% as they've tried 2,116 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,286 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 24th in Corsi percentage. They are 22nd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.2% as they have 1,619 shots while they've given up 1,739 attempts on defense. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the year. That puts them 9th and 21st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,208 face-off wins as opposed to 1,146 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 9th overall in the NHL. On defense Buffalo has 928 hits and they've blocked 547 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 24th in the league.
The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the year. That ranks them 21st and 13th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,342 face-off wins as opposed to 1,203 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.7%. That is 2nd in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 897 hits and they've blocked 627 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 5th in blocked shots. Winnipeg is ranked 16th in Corsi percentage with 49.7% as they've tried 2,392 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,420 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 16th in the NHL at 50.2%, as they have 1,806 shots while they've given up 1,793 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Buffalo +111 and over 5.5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Buffalo +111 and over 5.5 total goals
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