Friday, October 28, 2016
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The New York Rangers travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, October 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -147 and the Hurricanes at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 7 games. They have an overall record of 5-2-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-0. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 27 goals and given up 18 goals for a point differential of +9. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-2 and an over/under record of 4-2-1. Carolina shows up with a record of 1-3-2 including 0-0-0 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 18 goals and surrendered 24 for a goal differential of -6. Their record against the spread is 1-5 while their over/under record sits at 5-1-0.
Mika Zibanejad has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 2 goals this season with 23 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 5 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 20% by scoring 2 goals on 10 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 150 shots against him and has given up 14 goals. He has made 136 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 4 goals this season with 15 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 27%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 2 goals on 14 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Eddie Lack has 1 win and 1 loss this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 84 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 72 saves for a save percentage of 86%.
The Rangers have 10 total points this season. They have scored 27 goals while giving up 18 goals. They have had 25 power play opportunities and have scored 6 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Rangers have allowed 20 power play opportunities and given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 12.33% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 4 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 24 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 25%. They have allowed 22 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 18 goals scored while they've given up 24 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.29%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 85%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 53.5% as they've attempted 412 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 358 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55.5% as they have 314 attempts while they've given up 252 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 217 face off wins compared to 204 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.5%. On defense New York has 146 hits and they've blocked 106 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 338 shots at full strength and they've given up 295 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 243 shots while they've given up 226 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 55.8% as they've compiled 188 face off wins this season and they have suffered 149 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 69 shot attempts and they have 106 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 5-2 straight up
The New York Rangers are 4-2-1 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 1-5 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 5-1-0 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
10/27/16 RW Josh Jooris Shoulder is downgraded to out indefinitely
10/27/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Carolina
10/25/16 LW Chris Kreider Neck out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/25/16 LW Jeff Skinner Undisclosed "?" Friday vs NY Rangers
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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