Saturday, March 26, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Boston Bruins travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at -145 and the Maple Leafs at +131. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Boston comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 39-28-8 and on the road they have a record of 23-11-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 219 goals and given up 206 goals for a point differential of +13. The Bruins have 8 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-5-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-36 and an over/under record of 32-33-10. Toronto shows up with a record of 27-35-11 including 14-14-9 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 214 for a goal differential of -34. The Maple Leafs have 11 losses in OT and 6 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 25-46 while their over/under record sits at 29-33-11.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 62 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 28 goals this season with 256 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 34 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 16% by scoring 27 goals on 168 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 28 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,718 shots against him and has given up 142 goals. He has made 1,576 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 14 goals this season with 243 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Leo Komarov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 19 goals on 129 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Jonathan Bernier has 10 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 968 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 876 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have 86 total points this season. They have scored 215 goals while giving up 205 goals. They have had 212 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Bruins have allowed 248 power play opportunities and given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.10% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 231 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 238 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 174 goals scored while they've given up 208 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.68%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 49.2% as they've attempted 4,229 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,370 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.4% as they have 3,198 attempts while they've given up 3,271 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 49.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the season. They have 2,360 face off wins compared to 2,332 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense Boston has 1,981 hits and they've blocked 1,099 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 4,534 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,049 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 3,346 shots while they've given up 3,114 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51% as they've compiled 2,358 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,263 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 935 shot attempts and they have 1,955 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 38-36 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 32-33-10 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 25-46 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 29-33-11 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
03/24/16 D John-Michael Liles Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Toronto
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out for season
03/24/16 RW Brad Boyes Shoulder "?" Saturday vs Boston
03/24/16 C Leo Komarov Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Boston
03/24/16 LW Nikita Soshinkov Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Boston
03/19/16 C Peter Holland Upper Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
03/12/16 D Jared Cowen Hip out indefinitely
03/08/16 D Matt Hunwick Hernia out for season
02/29/16 C Byron Froese Hand out indefinitely
02/25/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot out for season
02/25/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Boston
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