Thursday, February 18, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The New York Rangers travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -141 and the Maple Leafs at +128. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 56 games. They have an overall record of 32-18-6 and on the road they have a record of 11-13-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 163 goals and given up 143 goals for a point differential of +20. The Rangers have 6 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-2-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-24 and an over/under record of 24-23-9. Toronto shows up with a record of 20-26-9 including 8-8-7 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 134 goals and surrendered 163 for a goal differential of -29. The Maple Leafs have 9 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-35 while their over/under record sits at 23-24-8.
Derick Brassard has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 19 goals this season with 129 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 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 16% by scoring 19 goals on 117 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 28 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,390 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,284 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tyler Bozak has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 10 goals this season with 85 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Leo Komarov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 106 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. James Reimer has 11 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 879 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 809 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have 70 total points this season. They have scored 160 goals while giving up 141 goals. They have had 157 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Rangers have allowed 169 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.73% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 175 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 188 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 129 goals scored while they've given up 158 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.47%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.2% as they've attempted 3,001 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,221 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.3% as they have 2,264 attempts while they've given up 2,330 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season. They have 1,587 face off wins compared to 1,614 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense New York has 1,528 hits and they've blocked 891 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 3,399 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,113 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 2,537 shots while they've given up 2,410 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 1,807 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,716 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 703 shot attempts and they have 1,513 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 31-24 straight up
The New York Rangers are 24-23-9 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 19-35 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 23-24-8 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
02/17/16 D Ryan McDonagh Concussion is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Chicago
02/16/16 D Dan Boyle Flu "?" Wednesday vs. Chicago
02/16/16 D Marc Staal Personal "?" Wednesday vs. Chicago
02/13/16 LW Rick Nash Knee out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/18/15 GO Garret Sparks Lower Body out indefinitely
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out indefinitely
02/13/16 LW Josh Leivo Upper Body expected to miss 7-10 days
02/12/16 D Jared Cowen Hip out indefinitely
02/10/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
02/10/16 C Shawn Matthias Neck expected to miss 7-10 days
02/10/16 C Tyler Bozak Concussion expected to miss 7-10 days
01/22/16 LW Milan Michalek Finger out indefinitely
01/11/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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