Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.
Montreal comes into this matchup having played 34 games. They have an overall record of 21-9-4 and on the road they have a record of 6-6-2. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 104 goals and given up 76 goals for a point differential of +28. The Canadiens have an overall record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-13 and an over/under record of 13-14-7. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 17-15-3 including 9-5-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 100 goals and surrendered 98 for a goal differential of +2. The Lightning have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-18 while their over/under record sits at 16-14-5.
Max Pacioretty has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 14 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alexander Radulov has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 70 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Carey Price has 18 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 710 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 663 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Victor Hedman has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 6 goals this season with 69 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 13 goals on 84 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 8 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 439 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 403 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have 46 total points this season. They have scored 104 goals while giving up 76 goals. They have had 111 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Canadiens have allowed 125 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.05% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Lightning have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 125 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 118 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 100 goals scored while they've given up 98 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.50%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 51.7% as they've attempted 2,000 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,865 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 1,449 attempts while they've given up 1,352 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.3% for the season. They have 1,053 face off wins compared to 1,069 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Montreal has 762 hits and they've blocked 513 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 1,895 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,865 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.3% as they have 1,452 shots while they've given up 1,433 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 49.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 1,053 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,102 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 432 shot attempts and they have 713 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 20-13 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 13-14-7 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 15-18 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 16-14-5 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/23/16 D Alexei Emelin Personal "?" Wednesday vs. Tampa Bay
12/21/16 D Andrei Markov Lower Body out indefinitely
12/16/16 C Andrew Shaw Concussion out indefinitely
12/10/16 D Greg Pateryn Ankle expected to miss 8 weeks
12/07/16 C Alex Galchenyuk Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
12/07/16 C David Desharnais Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/27/16 LW Jonathan Drouin Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Montreal
12/21/16 GO Ben Bishop Lower Body out 3-4 weeks
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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