Thursday, March 24, 2016
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The Florida Panthers travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at -142 and the Bruins at +132. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Florida comes into this matchup having played 73 games. They have an overall record of 40-24-9 and on the road they have a record of 18-14-4. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 207 goals and given up 181 goals for a point differential of +26. The Panthers have 9 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-33 and an over/under record of 28-29-16. Boston shows up with a record of 39-26-8 including 16-16-5 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 216 goals and surrendered 197 for a goal differential of +19. The Bruins have 8 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 38-34 while their over/under record sits at 31-33-9.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 24 goals this season with 126 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jussi Jokinen has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 135 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 30 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,614 shots against him and has given up 128 goals. He has made 1,486 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 28 goals this season with 248 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 33 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 17% by scoring 27 goals on 158 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 28 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,675 shots against him and has given up 137 goals. He has made 1,538 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have 89 total points this season. They have scored 200 goals while giving up 178 goals. They have had 248 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Panthers have allowed 236 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.65% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have a total of 86 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 206 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 238 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 212 goals scored while they've given up 196 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.27%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 3,629 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,813 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49% as they have 2,841 attempts while they've given up 2,958 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 2,251 face off wins compared to 2,265 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Florida has 1,749 hits and they've blocked 855 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 4,101 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,269 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 3,099 shots while they've given up 3,190 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 49.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 2,281 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,266 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 1,079 shot attempts and they have 1,932 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 38-33 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 28-29-16 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 38-34 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 31-33-9 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
03/20/16 D Erik Gudbranson Foot out indefinitely
03/15/16 C Derek MacKenzie Foot expected to miss 2 weeks
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Concussion out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
03/23/16 GO Tuukka Rask Illness is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. NY Rangers
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Boston
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