Sunday, November 27, 2016
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at +113 and the Bruins at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 22 games. They have an overall record of 13-8-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-5-0. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 69 goals and given up 56 goals for a point differential of +13. The Lightning have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-9 and an over/under record of 9-10-3. Boston shows up with a record of 11-10-0 including 4-5-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 49 goals and surrendered 49 for a goal differential of 0. The Bruins have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-10 while their over/under record sits at 7-12-2.
Victor Hedman has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 4 goals this season with 40 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 11 goals on 59 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 7 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 429 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 388 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
David Pastrnak has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 12 goals this season with 52 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Brad Marchand has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 6 goals on 52 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 11 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 403 shots against him and has given up 25 goals. He has made 378 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Lightning have 27 total points this season. They have scored 69 goals while giving up 56 goals. They have had 83 power play opportunities and have scored 20 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Lightning have allowed 71 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.44% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have a total of 22 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 66 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 73 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 49 goals scored while they've given up 49 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.18%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 1,194 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,177 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 904 attempts while they've given up 904 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 672 face off wins compared to 707 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Tampa Bay has 451 hits and they've blocked 273 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 1,254 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,096 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.8% as they have 936 shots while they've given up 805 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.5% as they've compiled 692 face off wins this season and they have suffered 625 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 291 shot attempts and they have 420 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 12-9 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 9-10-3 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 10-10 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 7-12-2 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/25/16 D Anton Stralman Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Boston
11/25/16 RW J.T. Brown Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Boston
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/23/16 D Zdeno Chara Lower Body out indefinitely
11/10/16 C Noel Acciari Leg out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Frank Vatrano Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Boston -125
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