Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Montreal Canadiens head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Rangers on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canadiens at +128 and the Rangers at -141. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Montreal comes into this game having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 31-20-8 and away from home they have a record of 13-12-4. The currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 166 goals and surrendered 153 goals for a point differential of +13. The Canadiens have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-28 and an over/under record of 24-25-10. New York shows up with a record of 38-19-1 including 19-11-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 152 for a goal differential of +44. The Rangers have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-20 while their over/under record sits at 31-22-5.
Max Pacioretty has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 28 goals this season with 183 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alexander Radulov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 107 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Carey Price has 24 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,304 shots against him and has given up 107 goals. He has made 1,197 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Mats Zuccarello has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 146 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 104 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 27 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,228 shots against him and has given up 108 goals. He has made 1,120 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens have 70 total points this season. They have scored 166 goals while giving up 153 goals. They have had 178 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Canadiens have allowed 207 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.58% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have a total of 77 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 171 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 155 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 196 goals scored while they've given up 152 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.40%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 50.9% as they've attempted 3,365 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,246 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 2,439 attempts while they've given up 2,366 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. They have 1,809 face off wins compared to 1,804 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Montreal has 1,237 hits and they've blocked 880 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 3,168 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,325 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50% as they have 2,407 shots while they've given up 2,403 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.6% as they've compiled 1,613 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,775 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 922 shot attempts and they have 1,203 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 30-28 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 24-25-10 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 36-20 straight up
The New York Rangers are 31-22-5 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
No key injuries to report
New York Rangers Injuries
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal +128
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