Sunday, December 11, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The New Jersey Devils head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Rangers on Sunday, December 11, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Devils at +153 and the Rangers at -170. The over/under is 5.
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New Jersey comes into this game having played 27 contests. They have an overall record of 12-9-6 and away from home they have a record of 4-8-4. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 69 goals and surrendered 77 goals for a point differential of -8. The Devils have an overall record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-15 and an over/under record of 10-8-9. New York comes into this game with a record of 19-9-1 including 10-4-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 100 goals and surrendered 70 for a goal differential of +30. The Rangers have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-10 while their over/under record sits at 16-11-2.
Travis Zajac has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Devils. He has 8 goals this season with 60 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Damon Severson has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 3 goals on 45 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 9 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 616 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 561 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Kevin Hayes has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 11 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 8 goals on 59 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 570 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 520 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have 30 total points this season. They have scored 69 goals while giving up 77 goals. They have had 86 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Devils have allowed 84 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.90% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 87 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 73 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 100 goals scored while they've given up 70 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.00%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they've attempted 1,367 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,524 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47% as they have 1,050 attempts while they've given up 1,185 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 825 face off wins compared to 845 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense New Jersey has 552 hits and they've blocked 339 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,529 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,643 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50% as they have 1,148 shots while they've given up 1,150 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 47.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49% as they've compiled 823 face off wins this season and they have suffered 855 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 493 shot attempts and they have 580 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 10-15 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 10-8-9 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 19-10 straight up
The New York Rangers are 16-11-2 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
12/09/16 C Pavel Zacha Facial "?"
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
New York Rangers Injuries
12/09/16 LW Jimmy Vesey Forearm "?"
12/07/16 LW Rick Nash Groin expected to miss 7-10 days
12/07/16 LW Matt Puempel Concussion out indefinitely
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +153
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