Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +160 and the Rangers at -204. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 21 games. They have an overall record of 9-8-4 and on the road they have a record of 3-5-4. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 52 goals and given up 56 goals for a point differential of -4. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-12 and an over/under record of 8-9-4. New York shows up with a record of 15-7-1 including 8-4-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 85 goals and surrendered 57 for a goal differential of +28. The Rangers have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-8 while their over/under record sits at 13-9-1.
Jeff Skinner has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 73 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 17% by scoring 8 goals on 48 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Cam Ward has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 440 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 404 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Kevin Hayes has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 10 goals this season with 35 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 29%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 8 goals on 54 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 10 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 448 shots against him and has given up 38 goals. He has made 410 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 22 total points this season. They have scored 52 goals while giving up 56 goals. They have had 64 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Hurricanes have allowed 56 power play opportunities and given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.25% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have a total of 31 points on the season. They have 14 power play goals on 69 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 60 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 85 goals scored while they've given up 57 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.78%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.8% as they've attempted 1,206 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,076 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.6% as they have 882 attempts while they've given up 826 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.9% for the season. They have 617 face off wins compared to 559 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.5%. On defense Carolina has 416 hits and they've blocked 250 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,202 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,321 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 919 shots while they've given up 929 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 47.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 681 face off wins this season and they have suffered 695 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 392 shot attempts and they have 458 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 8-12 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 8-9-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 15-8 straight up
The New York Rangers are 13-9-1 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/28/16 C Jordan Staal Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. NY Rangers
11/27/16 FW Brock McGinn Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs NY Rangers
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
New York Rangers Injuries
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back expected to miss 5-7 days
Guy's Pick: Take New York -204
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