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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
There are 3 teams who have 10/1, 9.1% odds to win the Stanley Cup. Their 6.1% chance is #6 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the East 11.3% of the time and are not a good value at 5/1, 16.7%. They are projected to finish with 101 points and come in under their pre-season futures line of 102.5. Their playoff chances stand at 85.7% (11.9% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #5 in the East.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
After 8 games, their expected win percentage is 59% based on the money line odds. At 4-3-1 they are short of expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (211 units). They are 5-3 on puck line bets for a 217 profit. Their over-under record is 5-2-1. They were expected to win 58% of their games last season so their 46-28-8 met expectations. Money Line bettors lost -414 on them. They were not good on puck lines going 37-45 (-547 loss). They went over 40 times and came in under 38 times. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Boston Bruins. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their record should be slightly better. Their average goal differential is +0.38 which ranks #14 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #15. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #2 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #19 in home games. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is +0.29.
OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Frederik Andersen who is projected to be the #11 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|31||Andersen, Frederik||G||6-4||230||10/02/1989||No College|
|94||Barrie, Tyson||D||5-10||190||07/26/1991||No College|
|83||Ceci, Cody||D||6-2||209||12/21/1993||No College|
|33||Gauthier, Frederik||C||6-5||235||04/26/1995||No College|
|25||Gravel, Kevin||D||6-4||212||03/06/1992||No College|
|3||Holl, Justin||D||6-4||205||01/30/1992||No College|
|30||Hutchinson, Michael||G||6-3||202||03/02/1990||No College|
|18||Johnsson, Andreas||LW||5-10||181||11/21/1994||No College|
|24||Kapanen, Kasperi||RW||6-1||192||07/23/1996||No College|
|15||Kerfoot, Alexander||C||5-10||175||08/11/1994||No College|
|52||Marincin, Martin||D||6-5||213||02/18/1992||No College|
|16||Marner, Mitchell||RW||6-0||175||05/05/1997||No College|
|34||Matthews, Auston||C||6-3||220||09/17/1997||No College|
|65||Mikheyev, Ilya||LW||6-2||190||10/10/1994||No College|
|42||Moore, Trevor||RW||5-10||187||03/31/1995||No College|
|8||Muzzin, Jake||D||6-3||213||02/21/1989||No College|
|88||Nylander, William||RW||6-0||191||05/01/1996||No College|
|61||Petan, Nic||RW||5-9||179||03/22/1995||No College|
|44||Rielly, Morgan||D||6-1||218||03/09/1994||No College|
|26||Shore, Nicholas||C||6-1||195||09/26/1992||No College|
|19||Spezza, Jason||C||6-3||215||06/13/1983||No College|
|91||Tavares, John||C||6-1||209||09/20/1990||No College|
|41||Timashov, Dmytro||LW||5-10||190||10/01/1996||No College|