Minnesota Wild vs Ottawa Senators NHL Betting Tips 10/14/2019
Monday, October 14, 2019
Canadian Tire Centre
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Canadian Tire Centre is the venue where Brady Tkachuk and the Ottawa Senators (0-3-0, 8th in the Atlantic Division) will take on the Minnesota Wild (0-3-0, 7th in the Central Division) on Monday. The Senators open this game at +120 while the Wild are coming in at -133. The O/U opens at 6. The Wild are covering 0% of the time, having gone 0-4 SU. Ottawa is covering 25.0% of the time, going 1-3 straight up.
The Minnesota Wild will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 5 - 2 defeat to the Winnipeg Jets their last time out. The Wild left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in this loss. In this game, they converted 2 of the 40 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 2 power play attempts but didn't get a goal. Minnesota ended up with a total of 6 penalty minutes for this game. The Corsi for the Wild sat at 50 and the Corsi against was 34 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 59.5%. Their Fenwick sat at 34 and the Fenwick against was 28, telling us they have a Fenwick percentage of 54.8%. They took 23 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 19 attempts to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 60.6% and they had a PDO at even strength of 84.7 for this game. In discussing stats from the opponent, the Winnipeg Jets tallied 32 shots. They finished with 6 penalty mins and they earned a total of 2 power play chances.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have 0 total points this season, which ranks them 30th in the NHL. They are 30th in the league in goals scored with 6 while they've given up 14 goals, ranking them 12th overall. They have had 9 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 16th in the NHL. The Wild have allowed 10 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%, putting them 7th in the league when short-handed. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 6.32% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 85%. That puts them 29th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Ottawa Senators went up against the St. Louis Blues in an outing where the Senators took a loss by a score of 6 - 4. For this matchup, Ottawa earned a 51.0% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 51 while the opposition had a Corsi of 49. They had a Fenwick percentage of 47.4% with a Fenwick of 37 and the Blues ending the game with a 41 Fenwick. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Ottawa played and it tells us that they played really well in this game. They had a PDO at even strength of 95.8 and their percentage of oZS was 48.4%. The Senators notched 4 goals of the 29 shots on goal they took. They had 0 power play opportunities in this outing but didn't put one in the back of the net. On the other side of the ice, the Blues had 4 power play chances and were able to tally 1 goal on that try. Ottawa conceded 37 shots on goal and the Blues ended up with 0 penalty mins.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators are 29th in the NHL with a total of 0 points this year. They have 0 power play goals on 8 opportunities for a percentage of 0%. That ranks them 28th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 12 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 67%. That is 24th in the NHL. As a team, the Senators are 26th in the league with 8 goals scored while they've given up 15 goals, which is 10th overall. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. As a team they give up 36 shots per game and have a save percentage of 86%. That is 26th in the NHL.
Minnesota is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4%, as they've attempted 117 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 120 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.7% as they have 84 attempts while they have given up 92 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 23rd in the league. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 56.5% of the time, which is 3rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.5% for the season. That is 29th overall in the NHL. They have 60 face-off wins compared to 63 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.8%. That ranks them 21st in the league. On defense Minnesota has 57 hits and they have blocked 28 shots from the opposition, putting them 28th overall.
The Senators are 7th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.6% for the season, which is 25th in the NHL. They have 78 face-off wins compared to 60 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 56.5%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Ottawa has 75 hits and they have blocked 33 shots from the opposition, which is 23rd in the league. Ottawa is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.7% as they've attempted 127 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 145 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 44.6% ranks 30th as they have 90 attempts while they have given up 112 shots on the defensive end.
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