Sunday, October 30, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -102 and the Rangers at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Tampa Bay 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 2-1-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 25 goals and given up 20 goals for a point differential of +5. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-2 and an over/under record of 3-3-1. New York shows up with a record of 5-3-0 including 4-1-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 29 goals and surrendered 21 for a goal differential of +8. Their record against the spread is 5-3 while their over/under record sits at 4-3-1.
Valtteri Filppula has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 3 goals this season with 7 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 43%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Steven Stamkos has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 5 goals on 25 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 3 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 147 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 131 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Mika Zibanejad has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 2 goals this season with 27 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 27% by scoring 4 goals on 15 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 171 shots against him and has given up 17 goals. He has made 154 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Lightning have 10 total points this season. They have scored 25 goals while giving up 20 goals. They have had 26 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 27%. The Lightning 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 11.63% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have a total of 10 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 27 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 26%. They have allowed 21 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 29 goals scored while they've given up 21 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.65%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 52.7% as they've attempted 396 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 355 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.6% as they have 296 attempts while they've given up 278 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 47.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.3% for the season. They have 219 face off wins compared to 230 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.8%. On defense Tampa Bay has 146 hits and they've blocked 77 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 467 shots at full strength and they've given up 404 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.7% as they have 357 shots while they've given up 284 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 50.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 235 face off wins this season and they have suffered 231 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 120 shot attempts and they have 167 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 4-2 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 3-3-1 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 5-3 straight up
The New York Rangers are 4-3-1 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
10/28/16 RW Nikita Kucherov Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. New Jersey
10/08/16 RW Ryan Callahan Hip expected to miss a month
New York Rangers Injuries
10/27/16 RW Josh Jooris Shoulder out indefinitely
10/25/16 LW Chris Kreider Neck out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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