Friday, March 18, 2016
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The Boston Bruins travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Friday, March 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at +105 and the Ducks at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Boston comes into this matchup having played 71 games. They have an overall record of 39-24-8 and on the road they have a record of 23-8-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 215 goals and given up 191 goals for a point differential of +24. The Bruins have 8 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-32 and an over/under record of 31-31-9. Anaheim shows up with a record of 38-22-9 including 22-9-5 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 175 goals and surrendered 162 for a goal differential of +13. The Ducks have 9 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-31 while their over/under record sits at 27-28-14.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 28 goals this season with 237 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 27 goals on 153 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 28 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,655 shots against him and has given up 135 goals. He has made 1,520 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Corey Perry has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 29 goals this season with 186 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 11 goals on 138 shots. He has 42 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 19 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 960 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 884 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have 86 total points this season. They have scored 211 goals while giving up 190 goals. They have had 200 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Bruins have allowed 234 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.50% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Ducks have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 48 power play goals on 207 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 247 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 172 goals scored while they've given up 158 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.19%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 3,974 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,165 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.1% as they have 3,002 attempts while they've given up 3,106 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. They have 2,228 face off wins compared to 2,222 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Boston has 1,854 hits and they've blocked 1,059 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 4,024 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,660 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 3,013 shots while they've given up 2,677 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 2,091 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,969 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 983 shot attempts and they have 1,858 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 38-32 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 31-31-9 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 37-31 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 27-28-14 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
03/16/16 D Kevin Bieksa Lower Body "?" Friday vs Boston
03/16/16 C Nate Thompson Lower Body "?" Friday vs Boston
03/16/16 D Sami Vatanen Upper Body "?" Friday vs Boston
02/12/16 RW Chris Stewart Jaw out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim
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