Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Madison Square Garden
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +120 and the Rangers at -133. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 22 games. They have an overall record of 16-4-2 and on the road they have a record of 7-2-1. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 78 goals and given up 50 goals for a point differential of +28. New York shows up with a record of 16-3-2 including 10-1-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 66 goals and surrendered 38 for a goal differential of +28.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 7 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 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 13% by scoring 11 goals on 83 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Mike Condon has 7 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 275 shots against him and has given up 24 goals. He has made 251 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Rick Nash has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 6 goals this season with 58 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 10 goals on 40 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 12 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 553 shots against him and has given up 30 goals. He has made 523 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Canadiens have 34 total points this season. They have scored 78 goals while giving up 49 goals. They have had 78 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Canadiens have allowed 76 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.26% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have a total of 34 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 51 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 72 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 65 goals scored while they've given up 37 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.11%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 16-6 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 13-6-2 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 15-5 straight up
The New York Rangers are 6-11-3 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/24/15 D Alexei Emelin Lower Body is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. NY Rangers
11/24/15 RW Devante Smith-Pelly Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. NY Rangers
11/24/15 C Torrey Mitchell Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss another week
11/22/15 RW Brendan Gallagher Finger out 4-6 weeks
10/06/15 RW Zach Kassian Suspension out indefinitely
10/06/15 LW Michael Bournival Concussion out indefinitely
New York Rangers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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