Monday, December 12, 2016
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The Boston Bruins head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, December 12, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Bruins at +133 and the Canadiens at -147. The over/under is 5.
Boston comes into this game having played 29 contests. They have an overall record of 15-12-2 and away from home they have a record of 8-5-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 69 goals and surrendered 70 goals for a point differential of -1. The Bruins have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-14 and an over/under record of 10-15-4. Montreal comes into this game with a record of 19-6-3 including 14-1-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 91 goals and surrendered 62 for a goal differential of +29. The Canadiens have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-9 while their over/under record sits at 10-11-7.
David Pastrnak has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 18 goals this season with 83 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Brad Marchand has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 8 goals on 76 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 14 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 560 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 521 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Max Pacioretty has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 12 goals this season with 86 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Brendan Gallagher has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 5 goals on 73 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Carey Price has 16 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 603 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 567 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Bruins have 32 total points this season. They have scored 69 goals while giving up 70 goals. They have had 86 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Bruins have allowed 94 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.18% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 89 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 104 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 91 goals scored while they've given up 62 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.76%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 54.6% as they've attempted 1,791 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,490 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.7% as they have 1,339 attempts while they've given up 1,109 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. They have 947 face off wins compared to 853 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.6%. On defense Boston has 623 hits and they've blocked 381 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 1,613 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,606 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.3% as they have 1,173 shots while they've given up 1,161 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 47.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.1% as they've compiled 864 face off wins this season and they have suffered 894 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 445 shot attempts and they have 642 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 13-14 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 10-15-4 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 18-9 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 10-11-7 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
12/06/16 LW Matt Beleskey Knee expected to miss 6 weeks
11/29/16 D John-Michael Liles Concussion out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Frank Vatrano Foot out indefinitely
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/10/16 D Greg Pateryn Ankle expected to miss 8 weeks
12/07/16 C Alex Galchenyuk Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
12/07/16 C David Desharnais Lower Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Boston +133
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