Monday, April 3, 2017
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Monday, April 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at -135 and the Panthers at +122.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 45-24-9 and on the road they have a record of 21-13-4. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 216 goals and given up 191 goals for a point differential of +25. The Canadiens have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 42-33 and an over/under record of 28-35-15. Florida shows up with a record of 33-34-11 including 18-17-3 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 201 goals and surrendered 227 for a goal differential of -26. The Panthers have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-45 while their over/under record sits at 35-33-10.
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Valuable Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 42-33 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 28-35-15 against the over/under
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 28-45 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 35-33-10 against the over/under
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
04/01/17 GO Al Montoya Lower Body "?" Monday vs. Florida
04/01/17 D Jordie Benn Undisclosed "?" Monday vs. Florida
03/25/17 C Brian Flynn Upper Body out indefinitely
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
04/01/17 C Aleksander Barkov Upper Body "?" Monday vs. Montreal
04/01/17 GO James Reimer Head "?" Monday vs. Montreal
04/01/17 GO Roberto Luongo Hip "?" Monday vs. Montreal
03/25/17 D Aaron Ekblad Neck out indefinitely
Alexander Radulov has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 17 goals this season with 140 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 18.2 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 262 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Carey Price has 37 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,742 shots against him and has given up 132 goals. He has made 1,610 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Aleksander Barkov has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 21 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 20.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 221 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. James Reimer has 16 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,117 shots against him and has given up 93 goals. He has made 1,024 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens have 99 total points this season. They have scored 216 goals while giving up 191 goals. They have had 222 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Canadiens have allowed 245 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 9.24% 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 Panthers have a total of 77 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 256 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 235 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 201 goals scored while they've given up 227 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.97%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 4,505 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,307 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.2% as they have 3,275 attempts while they've given up 3,120 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. They have 2,398 face off wins compared to 2,387 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Montreal has 1,765 hits and they've blocked 1,187 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 4,465 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,147 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.4% as they have 3,448 shots while they've given up 3,264 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 52.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 2,281 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,488 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 883 shot attempts and they have 1,622 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Canadiens/Panthers NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Florida +122 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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