Florida Panthers at Ottawa Senators Expert NHL Picks 3/28/2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Florida Panthers head to Canadian Tire Centre to take on the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Panthers at -149 and the Senators at +135.
Florida has a record of 33-32-12 this year. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 246 goals and surrendered 262 goals for a point differential of -16. For the year they have an ATS mark of 33-44-0 and an over/under record of 44-26-0. Ottawa has a record of 27-43-6 this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 226 goals and given up 277 for a goal differential of -51. Their record against the spread is 27-49-0 while their over/under mark is 40-31-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 33-44-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 44-26-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 27-49-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 40-31-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
03/26/19 C Derek MacKenzie Retired is out for season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/04/18 RW Marian Gaborik Back is out indefinitely
03/26/19 D Cody Ceci Upper Body is questionable Thursday vs Florida
03/26/19 LW Zack Smith Back is questionable Thursday vs Florida
Aleksander Barkov has scored 88 total points this year for the Panthers. He has 34 goals this season with 193 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 54 assists on the year and averages 22.4 minutes played per contest. Evgenii Dadonov averages 18.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 25 goals on 188 attempts. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 63 points on the year. Sam Montembeault has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Panthers. He has 246 shots against him and he's surrendered 29 goals. He's made 217 stops for a save percentage of 88%.
Chris Tierney has 46 total points this season for the Senators. He has 9 goals this year with 109 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 37 assists on the year and averages 17.1 minutes played per contest. Bobby Ryan averages 15.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 152 attempts. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 40 points on the year. Anders Nilsson has 13 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has 1,019 shots against him and he's given up 95 goals. He's made 924 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 78 total points this year, which is 21st in the NHL. They've scored 246 goals while giving up 262 scores, which has them ranked 8th and 3rd respectively. They have had 259 power play chances and scored 71 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 27%. That is 2nd in the league. The Panthers have given up 215 power play opportunities and surrendered 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 16th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.67% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 31st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 31st in the league with a total of 60 points this season. They have 42 power play goals on 206 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 14th in the NHL. They've given up 203 power play opportunities and surrendered 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 22nd overall. As a team, the Senators are 16th with a total of 226 goals scored while they've given up 277 goals this season, ranking 1st in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.96%. As a unit they give up 36 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 24th overall in the NHL.
Florida is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.8%, as they've attempted 4,488 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,355 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.2% as they have 3,457 attempts while they have given up 3,289 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 10th in the league. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time, which is 10th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. That is 22nd overall in the NHL. They have 2,372 face-off wins compared to 2,405 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That ranks them 17th in the league. On defense Florida has 1,759 hits and they have blocked 1,066 shots from the opposition, putting them 18th overall.
The Senators are 29th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.6% for the season, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 2,233 face-off wins compared to 2,272 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.6%. That is 18th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 1,651 hits and they have blocked 1,295 shots from the opposition, which is 1st in the league. Ottawa is 31st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 44.9% as they've attempted 4,086 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 5,022 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 45.3% ranks 31st as they have 3,088 attempts while they have given up 3,727 shots on the defensive end.
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