Friday, December 9, 2016
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The New York Rangers travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, December 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +113 and the Blackhawks at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 27 games. They have an overall record of 17-9-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-5-0. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 97 goals and given up 69 goals for a point differential of +28. The Rangers have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-10 and an over/under record of 16-9-2. Chicago shows up with a record of 17-8-3 including 11-2-2 at home this season. They are 0. They've scored 78 goals and surrendered 68 for a goal differential of +10. have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-11 while their over/under record sits at 8-14-6.
Kevin Hayes has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 10 goals this season with 43 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 this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 8 goals on 56 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 20 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%.
Artem Anisimov has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 11 goals this season with 44 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Patrick Kane has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 8 goals on 85 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Scott Darling has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 248 shots against him and has given up 20 goals. He has made 228 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have 35 total points this season. They have scored 97 goals while giving up 69 goals. They have had 81 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Rangers have allowed 69 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 12.56% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 92 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 84 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 78 goals scored while they've given up 68 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.71%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 1,420 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,553 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 1,070 attempts while they've given up 1,091 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 47.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season. They have 774 face off wins compared to 800 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.2%. On defense New York has 540 hits and they've blocked 462 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 1,528 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,533 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.1% as they have 1,083 shots while they've given up 1,170 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 821 face off wins this season and they have suffered 885 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 363 shot attempts and they have 441 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 17-10 straight up
The New York Rangers are 16-9-2 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 15-11 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 8-14-6 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
12/07/16 GO Henrik Lundqvist Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Winnipeg
12/07/16 LW Jimmy Vesey Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Winnipeg
12/07/16 LW Rick Nash Groin expected to miss 7-10 days
12/07/16 LW Matt Puempel Concussion out indefinitely
12/06/16 RW Michael Grabner Personal "?" Thursday vs Winnipeg
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back out indefinitely
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/06/16 D Brent Seabrook Upper Body injured last game, "?" Friday vs NY Rangers
12/04/16 C Jonathan Toews Back expected to miss 5-7 days
12/03/16 GO Corey Crawford Appendix expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago -125
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