Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +165 and the Canadiens at -208. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 4-4-1 and on the road they have a record of 0-1-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 17 goals and given up 24 goals for a point differential of -7. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-5 and an over/under record of 4-5-0. Montreal shows up with a record of 8-0-1 including 5-0-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 31 goals and surrendered 14 for a goal differential of +17. Their record against the spread is 8-1 while their over/under record sits at 3-5-1.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 4 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 2 goals this season with 22 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brandon Sutter has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 1 goal on 21 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Jacob Markstrom has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 138 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 126 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Brendan Gallagher has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 4 goals this season with 31 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 2 goals on 27 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Al Montoya has 3 wins and no losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 133 shots against him and has given up 6 goals. He has made 127 saves for a save percentage of 96%.
The Canucks have 9 total points this season. They have scored 17 goals while giving up 24 goals. They have had 28 power play opportunities and have scored 3 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. The Canucks have allowed 21 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 25 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.56% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Canadiens have a total of 17 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 32 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 35 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 31 goals scored while they've given up 14 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.44%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 95%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 47.9% as they've attempted 437 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 476 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.8% as they have 322 attempts while they've given up 352 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 267 face off wins compared to 283 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.5%. On defense Vancouver has 153 hits and they've blocked 124 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 500 shots at full strength and they've given up 539 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.6% as they have 371 shots while they've given up 393 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 44.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 55.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 271 face off wins this season and they have suffered 289 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 146 shot attempts and they have 202 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 3-5 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 8-1 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 3-5-1 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
10/31/16 D Christopher Tanev Ankle expected to miss Wednesday vs. Montreal
10/29/16 C Jayson Megna Shoulder expected to miss 2 weeks
10/25/16 RW Alexandre Burrows Neck out indefinitely
10/25/16 RW Derek Dorsett Shoulder out indefinitely
10/18/16 RW Anton Rodin Knee out indefinitely
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
10/21/16 D Zach Redmond Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Montreal
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