Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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The Boston Bruins travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at +131 and the Canadiens at -164. The over/under has been set at 5.
Boston comes into this matchup having played 11 games. They have an overall record of 6-5-0 and on the road they have a record of 5-2-0. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 26 goals and given up 32 goals for a point differential of -6. The Bruins have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-5 and an over/under record of 5-6-0. Montreal shows up with a record of 10-1-1 including 7-0-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 39 goals and surrendered 28 for a goal differential of +11. The Canadiens have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-2 while their over/under record sits at 5-6-1.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 4 goals this season with 23 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 7 goals on 33 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 6 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 207 shots against him and has given up 14 goals. He has made 193 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Brendan Gallagher has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 4 goals this season with 36 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 2 goals on 35 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Carey Price has 7 wins and no losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 231 shots against him and has given up 11 goals. He has made 220 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Bruins have 12 total points this season. They have scored 26 goals while giving up 32 goals. They have had 38 power play opportunities and have scored 3 goals on those chances for a percentage of 8%. The Bruins have allowed 48 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.88% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Canadiens have a total of 21 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 39 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 50 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 39 goals scored while they've given up 28 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.50%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've attempted 618 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 604 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.9% as they have 460 attempts while they've given up 444 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season. They have 369 face off wins compared to 345 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.7%. On defense Boston has 232 hits and they've blocked 160 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 645 shots at full strength and they've given up 742 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.3% as they have 467 shots while they've given up 541 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 42.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 57.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 376 face off wins this season and they have suffered 384 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 201 shot attempts and they have 260 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 5-5 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 10-2 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 5-6-1 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/07/16 GO Tuukka Rask Lower Body probable Monday vs. Buffalo
10/25/16 GO Anton Khudobin Arm expected to miss 3 weeks
10/12/16 D Kevan Miller Hand expected to miss 6 weeks
10/10/16 C Frank Vatrano Foot out indefinitely
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/07/16 LW Artturi Lehkonen Upper Body is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Boston
10/21/16 D Zach Redmond Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal -164
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