Saturday, April 2, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Saturday, April 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +189 and the Panthers at -211. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Montreal comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 36-36-6 and on the road they have a record of 15-21-3. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 208 goals and given up 224 goals for a point differential of -16. 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 34-42 and an over/under record of 37-29-12. Florida shows up with a record of 43-25-9 including 23-11-5 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 221 goals and surrendered 191 for a goal differential of +30. The Panthers have 9 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 41-34 while their over/under record sits at 30-29-18.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 13 goals this season with 182 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 37 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 27 goals on 284 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Mike Condon has 20 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,377 shots against him and has given up 131 goals. He has made 1,246 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 25 goals this season with 135 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. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 17 goals on 143 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 32 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,712 shots against him and has given up 135 goals. He has made 1,577 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have 78 total points this season. They have scored 203 goals while giving up 221 goals. They have had 246 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Canadiens have allowed 243 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.52% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Panthers have a total of 95 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 263 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 255 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 214 goals scored while they've given up 188 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.69%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 51.4% as they've attempted 4,494 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,257 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 3,263 attempts while they've given up 3,154 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 2,502 face off wins compared to 2,450 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Montreal has 1,859 hits and they've blocked 1,103 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 3,849 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,011 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.2% as they have 3,019 shots while they've given up 3,115 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they've compiled 2,388 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,378 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 896 shot attempts and they have 1,821 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 34-42 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 37-29-12 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 41-34 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 30-29-18 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
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
03/08/16 RW Brendan Gallagher Lower Body 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
01/27/16 F Daniel Carr Knee expected to miss 3 months
01/21/16 GO Carey Price Knee out indefinitely
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
Tony's Pick: Take Florida
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