Sunday, January 17, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +162 and the Blackhawks at -180. The over/under has been set at 5.
Montreal comes into this matchup having played 44 games. They have an overall record of 23-18-3 and on the road they have a record of 11-10-1. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 123 goals and given up 109 goals for a point differential of +14. Chicago shows up with a record of 30-13-4 including 19-5-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 135 goals and surrendered 108 for a goal differential of +27.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 8 goals this season with 97 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 24 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 17 goals on 171 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Mike Condon has 12 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 696 shots against him and has given up 62 goals. He has made 634 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 28 goals this season with 168 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 17 goals on 112 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 25 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1115 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 1036 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Canadiens have 49 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 108 goals. They have had 145 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Canadiens have allowed 143 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.77% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 142 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 129 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 134 goals scored while they've given up 108 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.16%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 21-21 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 19-18-6 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 29-17 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 15-23-8 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/26/15 D Tom Gilbert Lower Body out indefinitely
01/16/16 RW Dale Weise Upper Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. St. Louis
01/16/16 RW Devante Smith-Pelly Disciplinary is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. St. Louis
01/08/16 GO Carey Price Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
01/15/16 D Erik Gustafsson Lower Body "?" Sunday vs. Montreal
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal
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