Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa Senators NHL Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Toronto Maple Leafs head to Canadian Tire Centre to take on the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Maple Leafs at -145 and the Senators at +131.
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Toronto has a record of 25-17-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 12-10-3-1. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 149 goals and surrendered 136 goals for a point differential of +13. For the year they have an ATS mark of 25-22-0 and an over/under record of 22-22-0. Ottawa has a record of 15-19-9 including 9-9-5-3 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 118 goals and have given up 153 for a goal differential of -35. Their record against the spread is 15-28-0 while their over/under mark is 23-20-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 25-22-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 22-22-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 15-28-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 23-20-0 against the over/under this season
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)
01/18/18 D Morgan Rielly None injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs Ottawa
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
01/18/18 C Jean-Gabriel Pageau Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/18/18 C Nate Thompson Lower Body left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Arizona
Nazem Kadri has scored 24 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 14 goals this season with 113 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 16.3 minutes played per contest. Auston Matthews averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 19 goals on 117 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 33 points on the year. Frederik Andersen has 22 wins and 13 losses this season in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 1,340 shots against him and he's surrendered 105 goals. He's made 1,235 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Mark Stone has 42 total points this season for the Senators. He has 18 goals this year with 101 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 24 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Mike Hoffman averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 11 goals on 140 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 12 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has 988 shots against him and he's given up 99 goals. He's made 889 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have 55 total points this year, which is 11th in the NHL. They've scored 149 goals while giving up 136 scores, which has them ranked 4th and 11th respectively. They have had 131 power play chances and scored 27 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the league. The Maple Leafs have given up 146 power play opportunities and surrendered 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking them 3rd when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.14% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 29th in the league with a total of 39 points this season. They have 21 power play goals on 140 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 28th in the NHL. They've given up 130 power play opportunities and surrendered 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 28th overall. As a team, the Senators are 28th with a total of 118 goals scored while they've given up 153 goals this season, ranking 4th in goals against. They average 30 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 89%, putting them 30th overall in the NHL.
Toronto is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6%, as they've attempted 2,821 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,868 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.2% as they have 2,070 attempts while they have given up 2,226 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 25th in the league. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time, which is 22nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season. That is 10th overall in the NHL. They have 1,530 face-off wins compared to 1,441 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That ranks them 8th in the league. On defense Toronto has 952 hits and they have blocked 642 shots from the opposition, putting them 21st overall.
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 ranks them 11th and 24th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,376 face-off wins as opposed to 1,252 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 1,009 hits and they've blocked 698 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. Ottawa is ranked 27th in Corsi percentage with 48.3% as they've tried 2,454 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,623 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 21st in the NHL at 48.5%, as they have 1,814 shots while they've given up 1,925 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Maple Leafs/Senators NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -145
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -145
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