Saturday, February 11, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +145 and the Rangers at -165. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Colorado comes into this matchup having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 15-34-2 and on the road they have a record of 8-15-1. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 104 goals and given up 172 goals for a point differential of -68. The Avalanche have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 15-36 and an over/under record of 20-23-8. New York shows up with a record of 35-18-1 including 17-11-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 185 goals and surrendered 143 for a goal differential of +42. The Rangers have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-19 while their over/under record sits at 29-20-5.
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Matt Duchene has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 15 goals this season with 110 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 12 goals on 174 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 9 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 791 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 717 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 18 goals this season with 98 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 11 goals on 140 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 25 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,140 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 1,038 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have 32 total points this season. They have scored 104 goals while giving up 172 goals. They have had 161 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Avalanche have allowed 189 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.24% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Rangers have a total of 71 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 157 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 146 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 185 goals scored while they've given up 143 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.50%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 47.4% as they've attempted 2,635 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,927 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.1% as they have 1,976 attempts while they've given up 2,223 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season. They have 1,665 face off wins compared to 1,437 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.7%. On defense Colorado has 1,149 hits and they've blocked 704 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 2,958 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,102 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.1% as they have 2,256 shots while they've given up 2,243 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.6% as they've compiled 1,506 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,655 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 859 shot attempts and they have 1,140 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 15-36 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 20-23-8 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 33-19 straight up
The New York Rangers are 29-20-5 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
02/10/17 RW Rene Bourque Concussion is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. NY Rangers
02/09/17 D Tyson Barrie Lower Body "?" Saturday vs NY Rangers
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
New York Rangers Injuries
02/09/17 D Dan Girardi Ankle "?" Saturday vs Colorado
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York -165
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