Saturday, April 8, 2017
Joe Louis Arena
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Joe Louis Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +130 and the Red Wings at -150.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 46-25-9 and on the road they have a record of 22-14-4. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 221 goals and given up 194 goals for a point differential of +27. The Canadiens have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 43-34 and an over/under record of 28-37-15. Detroit shows up with a record of 32-36-12 including 16-17-6 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 201 goals and surrendered 240 for a goal differential of -39. The Red Wings have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-48 while their over/under record sits at 36-35-9.
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Valuable Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 43-34 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 28-37-15 against the over/under
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 23-48 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 36-35-9 against the over/under
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
04/06/17 GO Al Montoya Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay
04/06/17 D Alexei Emelin Lower Body left last game, "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay
04/06/17 D Shea Weber Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay
04/06/17 D Jordie Benn Upper Body "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay
03/25/17 C Brian Flynn Upper Body out indefinitely
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
04/07/17 C Andreas Athanasiou Undisclosed doubtful Saturday vs. Montreal
04/04/17 LW Drew Miller Flu "?" Saturday vs. Monreal
03/31/17 RW Anthony Mantha Finger out for season
03/29/17 C Luke Glendening Lower Body out for season
03/06/17 D Ryan Sproul Lower Body out indefinitely
02/10/17 D Jonathan Ericsson Wrist out for season
Alexander Radulov has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 18 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 35 goals on 266 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 67 points on the season. Carey Price has 37 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,772 shots against him and has given up 134 goals. He has made 1,638 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Thomas Vanek has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 17 goals this season with 130 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 14.4 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 19.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 16 goals on 187 shots. He has 50 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 18 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,432 shots against him and has given up 142 goals. He has made 1,290 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens have 101 total points this season. They have scored 221 goals while giving up 194 goals. They have had 225 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Canadiens have allowed 247 power play opportunities and given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.21% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have a total of 76 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 249 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 231 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 201 goals scored while they've given up 240 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.84%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 51.2% as they've attempted 4,614 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,405 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 3,370 attempts while they've given up 3,205 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season. They have 2,455 face off wins compared to 2,432 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense Montreal has 1,792 hits and they've blocked 1,200 shots from the opposition.
Detroit has attempted 4,196 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,448 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.4% as they have 3,196 shots while they've given up 3,408 attempts on defense. The Red Wings have an offensive zone percentage of 52.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.8% as they've compiled 2,467 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,292 face off losses. On defense Detroit has blocked 1,040 shot attempts and they have 1,606 hits as a unit.
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