Thursday, October 20, 2016
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The Arizona Coyotes travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, October 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Coyotes at +275 and the Canadiens at -118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Arizona comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 35-39-8 last season and on the road they had a record of 13-24-4. They finished 4th in the Pacific Division. They scored 209 goals and gave up 245 goals for a point differential of -36. The Coyotes had 8 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they had an ATS record of 35-46 and an over/under record of 37-37-8. Montreal had a regular season record of 38-38-6 including 22-16-3 at home last season. They were 6th in the Atlantic Division. They scored 221 goals and surrendered 236 for a goal differential of -15. The Canadiens had 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 35-44 while their over/under record sat at 40-30-12.
Max Domi accumulated 52 total points last season for the Coyotes. He had 18 goals last year with 156 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He had a total of 34 assists on the season and averaged 16 minutes played per game. Oliver Ekman-Larsson averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 21 goals on 228 shots. He had 34 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Mike Smith had 15 wins and 13 losses last season in net for the Coyotes. He had 921 shots against him and gave up 77 goals. He made 844 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Max Pacioretty accumulated 64 total points last season for the Canadiens. He had 30 goals last year with 303 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He had a total of 34 assists on the season and averaged 19 minutes played per game. Tomas Plekanec averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 14 goals on 189 shots. He had 40 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Al Montoya had 12 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He had 608 shots against him and gave up 49 goals. He made 559 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Coyotes had 78 total points last season. They scored 209 goals while giving up 245 goals. They had 300 power play opportunities and scored 53 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Coyotes allowed 304 power play opportunities and gave up 69 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They averaged 28 shots per game and as a team they shot 9.23% for the season. They allowed 31 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens had a total of 82 points on the season. They had 42 power play goals on 259 opportunities for a percentage of 16%. They allowed 254 power play opportunities and gave up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Coyotes had a total of 221 goals scored while they gave up 236 goals during the campaign. They averaged 31 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.83%. As a team they gave up 29 shots per game and had a save percentage of 91%.
Arizona had a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they attempted 4,298 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,783 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 46.8% as they had 3,194 attempts while they gave up 3,635 shots on the defensive end. The Coyotes started possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 50.3% for the season. They had 2,761 face off wins compared to 2,289 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 54.7%. On defense Arizona had 1,812 hits and they blocked 1,148 shots from the opposition.
Montreal attempted 4,708 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,447 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 51.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 51% as they had 3,431 shots while they gave up 3,303 attempts on defense. The Canadiens had an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage was 50.4% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they compiled 2,621 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,586 face off losses. On defense Montreal blocked 1,144 shot attempts and they had 1,933 hits as a unit.
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes were 35-46 straight up last season
The Arizona Coyotes were 37-37-8 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens were 35-44 straight up last season
The Montreal Canadiens were 40-30-12 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
10/17/16 LW Jamie McGinn Upper Body expected to miss Tuesday vs. Ottawa
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
10/17/16 GO Carey Price Flu is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Pittsburgh
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal
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