Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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The Florida Panthers travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at -145 and the Canadiens at +131. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Florida comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 44-25-9 and on the road they have a record of 20-14-4. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 225 goals and given up 194 goals for a point differential of +31. The Panthers have 9 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-4-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 42-34 and an over/under record of 31-29-18. Montreal shows up with a record of 36-37-6 including 21-15-3 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 211 goals and surrendered 228 for a goal differential of -17. The Canadiens have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-43 while their over/under record sits at 38-29-12.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 62 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 26 goals this season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 36 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 12% by scoring 17 goals on 146 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 33 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,740 shots against him and has given up 138 goals. He has made 1,602 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 13 goals this season with 184 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 27 goals on 289 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Mike Condon has 20 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,416 shots against him and has given up 135 goals. He has made 1,281 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Panthers have 97 total points this season. They have scored 218 goals while giving up 191 goals. They have had 265 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Panthers have allowed 256 power play opportunities and given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.70% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have a total of 78 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 247 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 245 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 206 goals scored while they've given up 225 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.54%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 49.1% as they've attempted 3,907 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,054 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.3% as they have 3,069 attempts while they've given up 3,151 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. They have 2,425 face off wins compared to 2,411 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Florida has 1,841 hits and they've blocked 903 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 4,537 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,315 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 3,299 shots while they've given up 3,204 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 2,535 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,487 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 1,111 shot attempts and they have 1,879 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 42-34 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 31-29-18 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 34-43 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 38-29-12 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
03/30/16 C Vincent Trocheck Ankle expected to miss 3 weeks
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Concussion out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
04/01/16 D Nathan Beaulieu Thumb out for season
03/29/16 D Victor Bartley Lower Body out indefinitely
03/18/16 D Mark Barberio Concussion out indefinitely
03/14/16 D P.K. Subban Neck out indefinitely
02/23/16 D Tom Gilbert Knee out for season
02/11/16 D Jeff Petry Hernia out for season
02/10/16 C Brian Flynn Lower Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/21/16 GO Carey Price Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Florida
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