Carolina Hurricanes at Ottawa Senators NHL Picks & Predictions 3/24/2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Carolina Hurricanes head to Canadian Tire Centre to take on the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Hurricanes at -130 and the Senators at +118.
Carolina has a record of 32-31-11 this year and away from home they have a record of 15-16-5-2. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 203 goals and surrendered 237 goals for a point differential of -34. For the year they have an ATS mark of 32-42-0 and an over/under record of 34-38-0. Ottawa has a record of 26-36-11 including 15-16-6-4 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 201 goals and have given up 257 for a goal differential of -56. Their record against the spread is 26-47-0 while their over/under mark is 39-34-0.
Valuable Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 32-42-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 34-38-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 26-47-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 39-34-0 against the over/under this season
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
03/22/18 D Brett Pesce Shoulder is out for season
03/22/18 C Victor Rask Shoulder is out for season
03/19/18 D Noah Hanifin Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
03/22/18 LW Clarke MacArthur Undisclosed IR
03/20/18 D Erik Karlsson Personal is out indefinitely
03/15/18 RW Mark Stone Leg IR (03/10)
Teuvo Teravainen has scored 61 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 23 goals this season with 169 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 38 assists on the year and averages 16.9 minutes played per contest. Jeff Skinner averages 16.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by tallying 22 goals on 253 attempts. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 44 points on the year. Cam Ward has 20 wins and 13 losses this season in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 1,077 shots against him and he's surrendered 105 goals. He's made 972 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Matt Duchene has 50 total points this season for the Senators. He has 23 goals this year with 169 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 27 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Mike Hoffman averages 18.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 228 attempts. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 51 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 21 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has 1,616 shots against him and he's given up 163 goals. He's made 1,453 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes have 75 total points this year, which is 21st in the NHL. They've scored 203 goals while giving up 237 scores, which has them ranked 24th and 7th respectively. They have had 225 power play chances and scored 44 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 20th in the league. The Hurricanes have given up 177 power play opportunities and surrendered 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 25th when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.03% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 31st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 28th in the league with a total of 63 points this season. They have 38 power play goals on 222 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 25th in the NHL. They've given up 208 power play opportunities and surrendered 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 28th overall. As a team, the Senators are 26th with a total of 201 goals scored while they've given up 257 goals this season, ranking 2nd in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.01%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 30th overall in the NHL.
Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55%, as they've attempted 4,802 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,922 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 54.3% as they have 3,561 attempts while they have given up 2,994 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 1st in the league. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.6% of the time, which is 1st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.4% for the season. That is 31st overall in the NHL. They have 2,320 face-off wins compared to 1,995 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.8%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Carolina has 1,476 hits and they have blocked 928 shots from the opposition, putting them 31st overall.
The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the year. That ranks them 17th and 14th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,261 face-off wins as opposed to 2,194 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.8%. That is 11th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 1,745 hits and they've blocked 1,218 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 3rd in blocked shots. Ottawa is ranked 30th in Corsi percentage with 47.4% as they've tried 4,143 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,591 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 26th in the NHL at 47.8%, as they have 3,092 shots while they've given up 3,373 attempts on defense.
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