Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +171 and the Bruins at -190. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 34-29-16 and on the road they have a record of 15-15-9. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 192 goals and given up 216 goals for a point differential of -24. The Hurricanes have 16 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-3-4. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-45 and an over/under record of 27-27-25. Boston shows up with a record of 41-30-8 including 16-17-5 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 233 goals and surrendered 220 for a goal differential of +13. The Bruins have 8 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 40-38 while their over/under record sits at 34-35-10.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 19 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 21 goals on 155 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Cam Ward has 22 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,276 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,159 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 32 goals this season with 272 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 28 goals on 176 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 30 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,811 shots against him and has given up 154 goals. He has made 1,657 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 84 total points this season. They have scored 191 goals while giving up 211 goals. They have had 232 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 199 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.07% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Bruins have a total of 90 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 223 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 263 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 229 goals scored while they've given up 219 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.12%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.7% as they've attempted 4,530 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,066 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 3,359 attempts while they've given up 3,126 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 53.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season. They have 2,428 face off wins compared to 2,089 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.8%. On defense Carolina has 1,502 hits and they've blocked 940 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 4,474 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,582 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 3,399 shots while they've given up 3,422 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 50% and their defensive zone percentage is 50% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 2,487 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,465 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 1,160 shot attempts and they have 2,098 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 33-45 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 27-27-25 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 40-38 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 34-35-10 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
03/26/16 LW Phil Di Giuseppe Upper Body out indefinitely
02/27/16 C Andrej Nestrasil Back out for season
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
04/03/16 RW Brett Connolly Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Carolina
04/03/16 D Dennis Seidenberg Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Carolina
04/03/16 D Kevan Miller Lower Body doubtful Tuesday vs Carolina
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Boston
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