Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The New York Rangers travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -111 and the Bruins at -111. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 11 games. They have an overall record of 8-3-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 45 goals and given up 25 goals for a point differential of +20. The Rangers have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-3 and an over/under record of 6-4-1. Boston shows up with a record of 6-4-0 including 1-2-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 24 goals and surrendered 27 for a goal differential of -3. The Bruins have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 5-4 while their over/under record sits at 4-6-0.
Mika Zibanejad has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 2 goals this season with 33 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 5 goals on 23 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 230 shots against him and has given up 20 goals. He has made 210 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 4 goals this season with 23 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 6 goals on 28 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 6 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 183 shots against him and has given up 9 goals. He has made 174 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Rangers have 16 total points this season. They have scored 45 goals while giving up 25 goals. They have had 41 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Rangers have allowed 31 power play opportunities and given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 13.01% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have a total of 12 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 36 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 8%. They have allowed 45 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 24 goals scored while they've given up 27 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.19%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 53.1% as they've attempted 642 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 566 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.7% as they have 492 attempts while they've given up 408 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. They have 343 face off wins compared to 328 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense New York has 228 hits and they've blocked 158 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 547 shots at full strength and they've given up 560 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 407 shots while they've given up 411 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 339 face off wins this season and they have suffered 319 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 149 shot attempts and they have 211 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 8-3 straight up
The New York Rangers are 6-4-1 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 5-4 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 4-6-0 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
11/04/16 GO Henrik Lundqvist Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. Boston
10/27/16 RW Josh Jooris Shoulder out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/16 RW David Backes Elbow "?" Saturday vs NY Rangers
10/25/16 GO Anton Khudobin Arm expected to miss 3 weeks
10/12/16 D Kevan Miller Hand expected to miss 6 weeks
10/10/16 C Frank Vatrano Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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