Thursday, December 29, 2016
Gila River Arena
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The New York Rangers head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, December 29, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Rangers at -175 and the Coyotes at +158. The over/under is 5.5.
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New York comes into this game having played 37 contests. They have an overall record of 24-12-1 and away from home they have a record of 11-6-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 123 goals and surrendered 92 goals for a point differential of +31. The Rangers have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-13 and an over/under record of 19-14-4. Arizona comes into this game with a record of 11-19-5 including 6-9-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 77 goals and surrendered 111 for a goal differential of -34. The Coyotes have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 8-24 while their over/under record sits at 10-21-4.
Kevin Hayes has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 11 goals this season with 60 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 9 goals on 66 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 15 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 673 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 616 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Radim Vrbata has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 8 goals this season with 106 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Oliver Ekman-Larsson has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 7 goals on 73 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Mike Smith has 7 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 679 shots against him and has given up 52 goals. He has made 627 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have 49 total points this season. They have scored 123 goals while giving up 92 goals. They have had 109 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Rangers have allowed 101 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.50% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Coyotes have a total of 27 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 105 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 119 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 77 goals scored while they've given up 111 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.64%. As a team they give up 35 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 1,988 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,106 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 1,492 attempts while they've given up 1,501 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 46.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.4% for the season. They have 1,037 face off wins compared to 1,104 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense New York has 777 hits and they've blocked 605 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 1,906 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,240 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.2% as they have 1,417 shots while they've given up 1,716 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 46% and their defensive zone percentage is 54% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 1,048 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,133 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 524 shot attempts and they have 971 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 22-13 straight up
The New York Rangers are 19-14-4 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 8-24 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 10-21-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
12/27/16 GO Henrik Lundqvist Flu "?" Thursday vs Arizona
12/27/16 LW Rick Nash Groin "?" Thursday vs Arizona
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back out indefinitely
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/27/16 C Ryan White Lower Body "?" Thursday vs NY Rangers
12/10/16 LW Max Domi Hand out indefinitely
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York -175
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