Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +189 and the Ducks at +211. The over/under has been set at 5.
Montreal comes into this matchup having played 63 games. They have an overall record of 30-28-5 and on the road they have a record of 13-17-2. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 173 goals and given up 175 goals for a point differential of -2. The Canadiens have 5 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-4-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-33 and an over/under record of 31-24-8. Anaheim shows up with a record of 34-19-8 including 20-8-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 153 goals and surrendered 144 for a goal differential of +9. The Ducks have 8 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-27 while their over/under record sits at 24-24-13.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 12 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 23 goals on 237 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Mike Condon has 16 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,061 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 959 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Corey Perry has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 26 goals this season with 166 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 9 goals on 116 shots. He has 42 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 851 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 783 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have 65 total points this season. They have scored 168 goals while giving up 173 goals. They have had 207 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Canadiens have allowed 194 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.45% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Ducks have a total of 76 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 180 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 217 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 151 goals scored while they've given up 141 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.04%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 52.9% as they've attempted 3,723 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,320 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.4% as they have 2,709 attempts while they've given up 2,464 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season. They have 2,064 face off wins compared to 1,982 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense Montreal has 1,420 hits and they've blocked 856 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 3,591 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,242 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.2% as they have 2,692 shots while they've given up 2,368 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 1,863 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,751 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 874 shot attempts and they have 1,634 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 28-33 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 31-24-8 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 34-27 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 24-24-13 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
02/26/16 D Nathan Beaulieu Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
02/23/16 D Tom Gilbert Knee out for season
02/19/16 C David Desharnais Foot expected to miss 3 weeks
02/11/16 D Jeff Petry Hernia out for season
02/10/16 C Brian Flynn Lower Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/27/16 F Daniel Carr Knee expected to miss 3 months
01/21/16 GO Carey Price Knee out indefinitely
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
02/12/16 RW Chris Stewart Jaw out indefinitely
01/26/16 C Shawn Horcoff Suspension expected to miss 20 games; eligible to return March 11 vs St Louis
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim
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