Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Boston Bruins travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at -103 and the Canucks at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Boston comes into this matchup having played 23 games. They have an overall record of 13-8-2 and on the road they have a record of 8-2-1. Currently they are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 75 goals and given up 67 goals for a point differential of +8. Vancouver shows up with a record of 9-10-8 including 3-5-3 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 72 goals and surrendered 75 for a goal differential of -3.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 8 goals this season with 75 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. David Krejci has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 9 goals on 51 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 8 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 501 shots against him and has given up 49 goals. He has made 452 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 12 goals this season with 100 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 8 goals on 38 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 7 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 634 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 577 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have 28 total points this season. They have scored 74 goals while giving up 66 goals. They have had 70 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 31%. The Bruins have allowed 86 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.42% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Canucks have a total of 26 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 96 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 88 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 71 goals scored while they've given up 74 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.89%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 12-10 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 14-7-2 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 8-18 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 10-10-6 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/04/15 RW David Pastrnak Foot out indefinitely
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg expected to miss 6-8 months
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/04/15 D Luca Sbisa Hand "?" Saturday vs. Boston
12/03/15 LW Chris Higgins Concussion "?" Saturday vs Boston
12/03/15 RW Jake Virtanen Hip out indefinitely
11/30/15 D Ben Hutton Foot out indefinitely
11/22/15 C Brandon Sutter Abdominal out 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver
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