Ottawa Senators at Minnesota Wild NHL Picks & Predictions 1/22/2018
Monday, January 22, 2018
Xcel Energy Center
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The Ottawa Senators head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Monday, January 22, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Senators at +175 and the Wild at -195.
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Ottawa has a record of 15-20-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 6-10-4-2. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 121 goals and surrendered 157 goals for a point differential of -36. For the year they have an ATS mark of 15-29-0 and an over/under record of 24-20-0. Minnesota has a record of 25-17-5 including 16-4-4-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 138 goals and have given up 133 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 25-22-0 while their over/under mark is 24-21-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 15-29-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 24-20-0 against the over/under this season
Important Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 25-22-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 24-21-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
01/20/18 RW Mark Stone Knee injured last game, is "?" Monday vs Minnesota
01/20/18 C Nate Thompson Lower Body is "?" Monday vs Minnesota
01/18/18 C Jean-Gabriel Pageau Upper Body IR (01/16)
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
01/09/18 RW Nino Niederreiter Lower Body is out indefinitely
Mark Stone has scored 44 total points this year for the Senators. He has 18 goals this season with 103 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Mike Hoffman averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by tallying 12 goals on 143 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 12 wins and 15 losses this season in goal for the Senators. He has 1,021 shots against him and he's surrendered 103 goals. He's made 918 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Eric Staal has 40 total points this season for the Wild. He has 19 goals this year with 131 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 21 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Jason Zucker averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 18 goals on 119 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 34 points on the year. Devan Dubnyk has 18 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has 947 shots against him and he's given up 77 goals. He's made 870 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 39 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 121 goals while giving up 157 scores, which has them ranked 26th and 4th respectively. They have had 142 power play chances and scored 22 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 27th in the league. The Senators have given up 133 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.12% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild are 15th in the league with a total of 55 points this season. They have 28 power play goals on 144 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 14th in the NHL. They've given up 177 power play opportunities and surrendered 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 9th overall. As a team, the Wild are 16th with a total of 138 goals scored while they've given up 133 goals this season, ranking 16th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.86%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 15th overall in the NHL.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've tried 2,507 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,680 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 27th in Corsi percentage. They are 25th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.4% as they have 1,842 shots while they've given up 1,966 attempts on defense. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the year. That puts them 11th and 23rd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,410 face-off wins as opposed to 1,288 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.3%. That is 7th overall in the NHL. On defense Ottawa has 1,038 hits and they've blocked 714 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 10th in the league.
The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 48.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.9% for the year. That ranks them 27th and 6th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,416 face-off wins as opposed to 1,396 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That is 19th in the league. On defense Minnesota has 813 hits and they've blocked 742 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 5th in blocked shots. Minnesota is ranked 31st in Corsi percentage with 46.1% as they've tried 2,437 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,844 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 29th in the NHL at 47.3%, as they have 1,883 shots while they've given up 2,102 attempts on defense.
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