Sunday, December 18, 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 18, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Devils at +160 and the Rangers at -178. The over/under is 5.
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New Jersey comes into this game having played 29 contests. They have an overall record of 12-11-6 and away from home they have a record of 4-10-4. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 71 goals and surrendered 87 goals for a point differential of -16. The Devils have an overall record of 2-5-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-17 and an over/under record of 11-8-10. New York comes into this game with a record of 21-10-1 including 11-5-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 108 goals and surrendered 72 for a goal differential of +36. The Rangers have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-11 while their over/under record sits at 16-13-3.
Damon Severson has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Devils. He has 3 goals this season with 46 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Travis Zajac has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 8 goals on 60 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 9 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 677 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 613 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 9 goals this season with 62 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Kevin Hayes has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 11 goals on 51 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 13 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 597 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 547 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Devils have 30 total points this season. They have scored 71 goals while giving up 87 goals. They have had 93 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Devils have allowed 94 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.66% 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 43 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 96 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 84 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 108 goals scored while they've given up 72 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.64%. 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% as they've attempted 1,456 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,643 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.6% as they have 1,113 attempts while they've given up 1,274 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 890 face off wins compared to 899 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense New Jersey has 604 hits and they've blocked 369 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,707 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,803 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 1,286 shots while they've given up 1,263 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 47.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49% as they've compiled 899 face off wins this season and they have suffered 937 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 540 shot attempts and they have 638 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 10-17 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 11-8-10 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 21-11 straight up
The New York Rangers are 16-13-3 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
New York Rangers Injuries
12/07/16 LW Matt Puempel Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nashville
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey +160
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