Thursday, April 7, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, April 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +113 and the Hurricanes at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
Montreal comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 36-38-6 and on the road they have a record of 15-22-3. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 212 goals and given up 232 goals for a point differential of -20. The Canadiens have 6 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-6-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 34-44 and an over/under record of 38-30-12. Carolina shows up with a record of 35-29-16 including 19-14-7 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 194 goals and surrendered 217 for a goal differential of -23. The Hurricanes have 16 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-45 while their over/under record sits at 27-28-25.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 13 goals this season with 185 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 this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 27 goals on 292 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. Mike Condon has 20 wins and 25 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,435 shots against him and has given up 139 goals. He has made 1,296 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 19 goals this season with 144 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. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 21 goals on 156 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Cam Ward has 23 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,312 shots against him and has given up 118 goals. He has made 1,194 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens have 78 total points this season. They have scored 207 goals while giving up 229 goals. They have had 253 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Canadiens have allowed 250 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.47% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 86 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 235 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 202 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 192 goals scored while they've given up 212 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.02%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 51.4% as they've attempted 4,598 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,349 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.9% as they have 3,345 attempts while they've given up 3,230 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. They have 2,562 face off wins compared to 2,519 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.4%. On defense Montreal has 1,897 hits and they've blocked 1,119 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 4,579 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,135 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.7% as they have 3,402 shots while they've given up 3,175 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 53.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.6% as they've compiled 2,454 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,125 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 960 shot attempts and they have 1,520 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 34-44 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 38-30-12 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 33-45 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 27-28-25 against the over/under
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
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
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina
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