Thursday, December 1, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +144 and the Bruins at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 22 games. They have an overall record of 9-9-4 and on the road they have a record of 3-6-4. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 54 goals and given up 59 goals for a point differential of -5. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-13 and an over/under record of 8-9-5. Boston shows up with a record of 12-10-1 including 5-5-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 55 goals and surrendered 53 for a goal differential of +2. The Bruins have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-11 while their over/under record sits at 7-12-4.
Jeff Skinner has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 76 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 8 goals on 50 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Cam Ward has 7 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 461 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 422 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
David Pastrnak has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 13 goals this season with 60 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Brad Marchand has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 7 goals on 58 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 12 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 455 shots against him and has given up 28 goals. He has made 427 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Hurricanes have 22 total points this season. They have scored 54 goals while giving up 59 goals. They have had 66 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Hurricanes have allowed 58 power play opportunities and given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.21% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Bruins have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 11 power play goals on 71 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 80 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 55 goals scored while they've given up 53 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.25%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 53% as they've attempted 1,266 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,123 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 920 attempts while they've given up 858 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 56.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.1% for the season. They have 644 face off wins compared to 579 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.7%. On defense Carolina has 425 hits and they've blocked 265 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 1,384 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,202 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.9% as they have 1,040 shots while they've given up 890 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.4% as they've compiled 755 face off wins this season and they have suffered 685 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 312 shot attempts and they have 478 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 8-13 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 8-9-5 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 11-11 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 7-12-4 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/28/16 C Jordan Staal Concussion out indefinitely
11/21/16 GO Eddie Lack Concussion expected to miss 5-7 days
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Knee out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/29/16 D John-Michael Liles Concussion out indefinitely
11/23/16 D Zdeno Chara Lower Body out indefinitely
11/10/16 C Noel Acciari Leg out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Frank Vatrano Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston -160
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