Ottawa Senators at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Predictions 3/26/2018
Monday, March 26, 2018
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The Ottawa Senators travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday, March 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Senators at +193 and the Hurricanes at -215.
Ottawa has a record of 26-37-11 this season and on the road they have a record of 11-20-5-3. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 203 goals and given up 262 goals for a point differential of -59. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-48-0 and an over/under record of 40-34-0. Carolina is 33-31-11 including 17-15-6-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 208 goals and surrendered 239 for a goal differential of -31. Their record against the spread is 33-42-0 while their over/under record is 35-38-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 26-48-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 40-34-0 against the over/under this season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 33-42-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 35-38-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
03/24/18 RW Marian Gaborik Undisclosed is "?" Monday vs Carolina
03/15/18 RW Mark Stone Leg IR (03/10)
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
03/24/18 D Justin Faulk Undisclosed is "?" Monday vs Ottawa
03/22/18 D Brett Pesce Shoulder is out for season
03/22/18 C Victor Rask Shoulder is out for season
Matt Duchene has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Senators. He has 23 goals this year with 171 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 18.2 minutes played per game. Mike Hoffman averages 18.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 232 shots. He has 30 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the season. 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%.
Teuvo Teravainen has scored 61 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 23 goals this season with 170 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 16.8 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner averages 16.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 23 goals on 257 shots. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 13 losses this year in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 1,113 shots against him and he's surrendered 107 goals. He's made 1,006 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 63 total points this season, which ranks them 28th in the NHL. They are 26th in the league in goals scored with 203 while they've given up 262 goals, ranking them 2nd overall. They have had 224 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 26th in the NHL. The Senators have allowed 209 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, putting them 28th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.96% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 30th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes are 21st in the NHL with a total of 77 points this year. They have 44 power play goals on 226 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranks them 20th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 179 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. That is 25th in the NHL. As a team, the Hurricanes are 24th in the league with 208 goals scored while they've given up 239 goals, which is 8th overall. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.15%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%. That is 31st in the NHL.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've tried 4,192 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,642 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 25th in Corsi percentage. They are 25th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.9% as they have 3,135 shots while they've given up 3,407 attempts on defense. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the year. That puts them 17th and 13th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,288 face-off wins as opposed to 2,227 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That is 11th overall in the NHL. On defense Ottawa has 1,773 hits and they've blocked 1,235 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 3rd in the league.
The Hurricanes are 1st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 57.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 42.6% for the season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have 2,353 face-off wins compared to 2,022 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.8%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Carolina has 1,492 hits and they have blocked 935 shots from the opposition, which is 31st in the league. Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55% as they've attempted 4,853 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,972 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.2% ranks 1st as they have 3,595 attempts while they have given up 3,037 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Senators/Hurricanes NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Carolina -215
Josh's Pick: Take Carolina -215
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