Monday, December 28, 2015
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, December 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +144 and the Lightning at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 37 games. They have an overall record of 20-14-3 and on the road they have a record of 9-8-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 106 goals and given up 92 goals for a point differential of +14. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 18-15-3 including 9-7-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 92 goals and surrendered 84 for a goal differential of +8.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 7 goals this season with 82 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 20 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 9% by scoring 14 goals on 149 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Mike Condon has 9 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 545 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 492 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 16 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 12 goals on 91 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 779 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 722 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Canadiens have 43 total points this season. They have scored 105 goals while giving up 91 goals. They have had 125 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Canadiens have allowed 121 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.04% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 127 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 109 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 91 goals scored while they've given up 82 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.02%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 19-17 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 16-14-6 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 17-18 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 12-20-4 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/26/15 D Tom Gilbert Lower Body out indefinitely
11/30/15 GO Carey Price Knee out 6 weeks
11/22/15 RW Brendan Gallagher Finger out 4-6 weeks
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/26/15 C Brian Boyle Upper Body "?" Monday vs Montreal
12/15/15 LW Jonathan Drouin Lower Body out indefinitely
12/15/15 LW Ondrej Palat Ankle out indefinitely
12/15/15 F Joel Vermin Hand out 6-8 weeks
12/12/15 C Tyler Johnson Upper Body out indefinitely
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal
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