Florida Panthers at Ottawa Senators NHL Picks & Predictions 3/20/2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Florida Panthers travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at -130 and the Senators at +118.
Florida has a record of 35-27-7 this season and on the road they have a record of 13-16-4-1. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 210 goals and given up 216 goals for a point differential of -6. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-34-0 and an over/under record of 35-33-0. Ottawa is 26-34-11 including 15-14-6-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 197 goals and surrendered 244 for a goal differential of -47. Their record against the spread is 26-45-0 while their over/under record is 37-34-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 35-34-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 35-33-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 26-45-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 37-34-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
03/17/18 D Alex Petrovic Lower Body is "?" Monday vs Montreal
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
03/19/18 LW Ryan Dzingel Upper Body is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Florida
03/19/18 D Erik Karlsson Illness is "?" Tuesday vs Florida
03/15/18 RW Mark Stone Leg is out indefinitely
Jonathan Huberdeau has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 23 goals this year with 166 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 40 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck averages 21.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 28 goals on 241 shots. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 14 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 928 shots against him and he's given up 69 goals. He's made 859 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Erik Karlsson has scored 56 total points this year for the Senators. He has 8 goals this season with 176 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 48 assists on the season and averages 26.6 minutes played per game. Mike Hoffman averages 18.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 226 shots. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 21 wins and 20 losses this year in goal for the Senators. He has 1,561 shots against him and he's surrendered 153 goals. He's made 1,408 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 77 total points this season, which ranks them 20th in the NHL. They are 15th in the league in goals scored with 210 while they've given up 216 goals, ranking them 14th overall. They have had 214 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 20th in the NHL. The Panthers have allowed 200 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, putting them 14th in the league when short-handed. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.84% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 10th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 28th in the NHL with a total of 63 points this year. They have 37 power play goals on 218 opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That ranks them 26th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 202 power play opportunities and have given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. That is 29th in the NHL. As a team, the Senators are 25th in the league with 197 goals scored while they've given up 244 goals, which is 2nd overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.12%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 28th in the NHL.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've tried 4,119 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,179 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 15th in Corsi percentage. They are 15th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.2% as they have 3,228 shots while they've given up 3,207 attempts on defense. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 47.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the year. That puts them 29th and 4th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,253 face-off wins as opposed to 2,153 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.1%. That is 10th overall in the NHL. On defense Florida has 1,389 hits and they've blocked 972 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 28th in the league.
The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the year. That ranks them 18th and 13th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,184 face-off wins as opposed to 2,133 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.6%. That is 11th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 1,701 hits and they've blocked 1,181 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 3rd in blocked shots. Ottawa is ranked 31st in Corsi percentage with 47.4% as they've tried 4,016 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,462 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 3,000 shots while they've given up 3,281 attempts on defense.
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