Saturday, March 19, 2016
Canadian Tire Centre
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Canadian Tire Centre to play the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, March 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +130 and the Senators at -150. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 71 games. They have an overall record of 33-32-6 and on the road they have a record of 14-19-3. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 191 goals and given up 200 goals for a point differential of -9. The Canadiens have 6 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-38 and an over/under record of 33-26-12. Ottawa shows up with a record of 33-30-8 including 19-12-5 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 205 goals and surrendered 220 for a goal differential of -15. The Senators have 8 losses in OT and 6 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-38 while their over/under record sits at 35-35-1.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 12 goals this season with 165 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 35 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 24 goals on 263 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Mike Condon has 17 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,220 shots against him and has given up 116 goals. He has made 1,104 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 73 total points this season for the Senators. He has 13 goals this season with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 60 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 22 goals on 161 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 29 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,762 shots against him and has given up 148 goals. He has made 1,614 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have 72 total points this season. They have scored 186 goals while giving up 197 goals. They have had 228 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Canadiens have allowed 221 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.45% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Senators have a total of 74 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 214 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 221 power play opportunities and have given up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 199 goals scored while they've given up 214 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.96%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 52.2% as they've attempted 4,150 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,798 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.6% as they have 3,014 attempts while they've given up 2,826 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 49.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the season. They have 2,303 face off wins compared to 2,230 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.8%. On defense Montreal has 1,668 hits and they've blocked 972 shots from the opposition.
Ottawa has attempted 3,844 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,243 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.7% as they have 2,818 shots while they've given up 3,211 attempts on defense. The Senators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 2,202 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,158 face off losses. On defense Ottawa has blocked 1,032 shot attempts and they have 1,990 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 31-38 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 33-26-12 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 31-38 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 35-35-1 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
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 expected to miss 2-3 weeks
02/23/16 D Tom Gilbert Knee out for season
02/19/16 C David Desharnais Foot out indefinitely
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
Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/28/15 D Mikael Wikstrand Suspension out indefinitely
10/16/15 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out indefinitely
10/08/15 D Chris Phillips Back out for season
03/18/16 C Zack Smith Illness "?" Friday vs. Buffalo
03/15/16 D Patrick Wiercioch Undisclosed "?" Friday vs Buffalo
03/04/16 D Mark Borowiecki Knee out for season
02/29/16 C Kyle Turris Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Montreal
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