Friday, February 26, 2016
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The Boston Bruins travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, February 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at -102 and the Hurricanes at -108. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Boston comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 32-22-6 and on the road they have a record of 20-7-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 190 goals and given up 170 goals for a point differential of +20. The Bruins have 6 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-4-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-28 and an over/under record of 29-25-7. Carolina shows up with a record of 28-23-10 including 16-10-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 151 goals and surrendered 161 for a goal differential of -10. The Hurricanes have 10 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-33 while their over/under record sits at 20-22-19.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 22 goals this season with 201 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 23 goals on 131 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 22 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,329 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,216 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 16 goals this season with 107 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 14 goals on 117 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Cam Ward has 18 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 966 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 879 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have 70 total points this season. They have scored 181 goals while giving up 168 goals. They have had 175 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Bruins have allowed 203 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.52% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 186 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 152 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 151 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 8.22%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 49.5% as they've attempted 3,398 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,468 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 2,581 attempts while they've given up 2,593 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season. They have 1,896 face off wins compared to 1,879 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense Boston has 1,602 hits and they've blocked 875 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,565 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,061 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.9% as they have 2,636 shots while they've given up 2,345 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 54.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.9% as they've compiled 1,861 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,593 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 716 shot attempts and they have 1,142 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 32-28 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 29-25-7 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 28-33 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-22-19 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
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Josh's Pick: Take Carolina
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