Colorado Avalanche at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Picks & Predictions 1/22/2018
Monday, January 22, 2018
Air Canada Centre
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The Colorado Avalanche head to Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, January 22, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Avalanche at +158 and the Maple Leafs at -175.
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Colorado has a record of 26-16-3 this year and away from home they have a record of 8-9-2-1. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have tallied 150 goals and surrendered 130 goals for a point differential of +20. For the year they have an ATS mark of 26-19-0 and an over/under record of 25-19-0. Toronto has a record of 26-17-5 including 13-7-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 153 goals and have given up 139 for a goal differential of +14. Their record against the spread is 26-22-0 while their over/under mark is 23-22-0.
Valuable Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 26-19-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 25-19-0 against the over/under this season
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 26-22-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 23-22-0 against the over/under this season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/27/17 D Tyson Barrie Hand IR (12/23)
12/18/17 D Sergei Boikov Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/19/17 C Vladislav Kamenev Arm IR (11/16)
01/16/18 RW Sven Andrighetto Leg IR (01/01)
01/03/18 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin IR (01/02)
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/18/17 RW Nikita Soshnikov Lower Body IR (12/11)
12/17/17 D Nikita Zaitsev Lower Body IR (12/16)
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia IR (10/03)
01/20/18 D Morgan Rielly Upper Body is "?" Monday vs Colorado
Nathan MacKinnon has scored 59 total points this year for the Avalanche. He has 23 goals this season with 151 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 36 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Mikko Rantanen averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 17 goals on 106 attempts. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 46 points on the year. Jonathan Bernier has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Avalanche. He has 641 shots against him and he's surrendered 52 goals. He's made 589 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Nazem Kadri has 25 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 14 goals this year with 115 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 16.3 minutes played per contest. Auston Matthews averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 20 goals on 121 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 35 points on the year. Frederik Andersen has 23 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 1,358 shots against him and he's given up 108 goals. He's made 1,250 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche have 55 total points this year, which is 13th in the NHL. They've scored 150 goals while giving up 130 scores, which has them ranked 7th and 19th respectively. They have had 177 power play chances and scored 37 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 9th in the league. The Avalanche have given up 163 power play opportunities and surrendered 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking them 2nd when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.09% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs are 9th in the league with a total of 57 points this season. They have 28 power play goals on 134 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th in the NHL. They've given up 148 power play opportunities and surrendered 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 5th overall. As a team, the Maple Leafs are 4th with a total of 153 goals scored while they've given up 139 goals this season, ranking 11th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.19%. As a unit they give up 34 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 9th overall in the NHL.
Colorado is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.7%, as they've attempted 2,475 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,709 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.8% as they have 1,831 attempts while they have given up 2,000 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 23rd in the league. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time, which is 22nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 1,224 face-off wins compared to 1,517 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.7%. That ranks them 31st in the league. On defense Colorado has 822 hits and they have blocked 709 shots from the opposition, putting them 13th overall.
The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the year. That ranks them 24th and 10th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,566 face-off wins as opposed to 1,475 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Toronto has 977 hits and they've blocked 667 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 20th in blocked shots. Toronto is ranked 17th in Corsi percentage with 49.6% as they've tried 2,878 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,921 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 26th in the NHL at 48.4%, as they have 2,111 shots while they've given up 2,254 attempts on defense.
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