Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at -136 and the Hurricanes at +123. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 27 games. They have an overall record of 19-5-3 and on the road they have a record of 9-2-1. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 92 goals and given up 60 goals for a point differential of +32. Carolina shows up with a record of 8-13-4 including 4-6-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 51 goals and surrendered 75 for a goal differential of -24.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 7 goals this season with 56 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 13 goals on 108 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Mike Condon has 9 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 386 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 353 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 4 goals this season with 57 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 8 goals on 79 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Cam Ward has 7 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 453 shots against him and has given up 46 goals. He has made 407 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Canadiens have 41 total points this season. They have scored 91 goals while giving up 59 goals. They have had 95 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Canadiens have allowed 91 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.86% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 20 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 82 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 12%. They have allowed 59 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 51 goals scored while they've given up 74 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.64%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 18-8 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 14-7-5 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 8-17 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 7-9-9 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/30/15 GO Carey Price Knee out 6 weeks
11/27/15 LW Alexander Semin Lower Body expected to miss a week
11/27/15 C Torrey Mitchell Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
11/22/15 RW Brendan Gallagher Finger out 4-6 weeks
10/06/15 RW Zach Kassian Suspension out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/24/15 LW Nathan Gerbe Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal
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