Sunday, January 8, 2017
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The Boston Bruins travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Boston comes into this matchup having played 41 games. They have an overall record of 20-17-4 and on the road they have a record of 11-7-4. Currently they are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 98 goals and given up 101 goals for a point differential of -3. The Bruins have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-21 and an over/under record of 16-20-5. Carolina shows up with a record of 17-15-7 including 11-4-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 100 goals and surrendered 105 for a goal differential of -5. The Hurricanes have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-22 while their over/under record sits at 14-18-7.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 10 goals this season with 116 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 19 goals on 118 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 19 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 821 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 760 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 11 goals this season with 90 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 137 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Cam Ward has 14 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 874 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 800 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have 44 total points this season. They have scored 98 goals while giving up 101 goals. They have had 124 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Bruins have allowed 138 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.11% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 115 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 99 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 100 goals scored while they've given up 105 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.50%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 54.9% as they've attempted 2,575 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,118 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55% as they have 1,918 attempts while they've given up 1,569 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 54.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.8% for the season. They have 1,330 face off wins compared to 1,189 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.8%. On defense Boston has 876 hits and they've blocked 549 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 2,247 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,032 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 1,625 shots while they've given up 1,512 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.2% as they've compiled 1,108 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,056 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 520 shot attempts and they have 711 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 18-21 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 16-20-5 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 15-22 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 14-18-7 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
12/06/16 LW Matt Beleskey Knee expected to miss 6 weeks
11/29/16 D John-Michael Liles Concussion out indefinitely
01/05/17 RW David Backes Concussion "?" Saturday vs Florida
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/06/17 C Elias Lindholm Upper Body "?" Sunday vs. Boston
01/04/17 GO Eddie Lack Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Boston
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