Florida Panthers at New York Rangers NHL Picks & Predictions 11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Florida Panthers travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +104 and the Rangers at -115.
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Florida has a record of 8-12-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 3-8-0. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 64 goals and given up 77 goals for a point differential of -13. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-14-0 and an over/under record of 12-10-0. New York has a record of 13-9-2 including 10-4-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 78 goals and surrendered 72 for a goal differential of +6. Their record against the spread is 13-11-0 while their over/under record is 14-9-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 8-14-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 12-10-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 13-11-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 14-9-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
11/26/17 RW Evgenii Dadonov Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/25/17 RW Radim Vrbata Undisclosed IR (11/25)
11/18/17 C Derek MacKenzie Lower Body IR (11/12)
11/13/17 C Jared McCann Lower Body IR (11/13)
Key New York Rangers Injuries
11/26/17 D Ryan McDonagh Abdominal is "?" Tuesday vs Florida
11/26/17 C Boo Nieves Lower Body is "?" Tuesday vs Florida
Roberto Luongo has 5 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 442 shots against him and he's given up 32 goals. He's made 410 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 9 goals this year with 62 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 21.2 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 7 goals on 67 shots. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 22 points on the season.
Kevin Shattenkirk has scored 18 total points this year for the Rangers. He has 5 goals this season with 52 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Henrik Lundqvist has 12 wins and 6 losses this year in goal for the Rangers. He has 645 shots against him and he's surrendered 53 goals. He's made 592 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Mats Zuccarello averages 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 4 goals on 40 shots. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have allowed 72 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74% this year. That is 31st in the NHL. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.44% for the season. They allow 36 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is ranked 19th in the league. The Panthers has 18 total points this season, ranking 29th in the NHL in offense. They are 26th in the league with 64 goals while they've given up 77 goals, which is 6th overall. They have had 77 power play opportunities and scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 28th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Rangers are 6th with 78 goals scored while they are 12th in the NHL with 72 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.29%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 15th place in the league. The Rangers have a total of 28 points this year, which is 12th in the NHL. They have 18 power play goals on 81 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks their power play unit 11th. They've allowed 80 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, which is 12th overall.
Florida is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.1%, as they've attempted 1,279 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,324 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.9% as they have 1,012 attempts while they have given up 1,015 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 16th in the league. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 46.1% of the time, which is 29th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.9% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 727 face-off wins compared to 686 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That ranks them 7th in the league. On defense Florida has 417 hits and they have blocked 309 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the year. That ranks them 17th and 17th respectively in the NHL. They have 728 face-off wins as opposed to 713 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That is 14th in the league. On defense New York has 495 hits and they've blocked 349 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. New York is ranked 24th in Corsi percentage with 49.1% as they've tried 1,366 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,414 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 23rd in the NHL at 49.3%, as they have 1,037 shots while they've given up 1,065 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Rangers NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take New York -115
Josh's Pick: Take New York -115
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