Montreal Canadiens at Ottawa Senators NHL Picks & Parlay 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
TD Place Stadium
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The Montreal Canadiens head to TD Place Stadium to take on the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canadiens at +109 and the Senators at -120.
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Montreal has a record of 13-14-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-7-1. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 87 goals and surrendered 100 goals for a point differential of -13. For the year they have an ATS mark of 14-18-0 and an over/under record of 15-15-0. Ottawa has a record of 10-13-7, including 5-5-5 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 82 goals and have given up 103 for a goal differential of -21. Their record against the spread is 10-20-0 while their over/under mark is 15-15-0.
Valuable Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 14-18-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 15-15-0 against the over/under this season
Important Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 10-20-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 15-15-0 against the over/under this season
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/14/17 LW Max Pacioretty Shoulder injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs Ottawa
11/15/17 LW Artturi Lehkonen Lower Body IR (11/13)
11/12/17 GO Al Montoya Concussion IR (11/09)
10/30/17 LW Nikita Scherbak Knee IR (10/26)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Upper Body IR (10/20)
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/20/17 D Mark Borowiecki Concussion IR (11/19)
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
Carey Price has 8 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Canadiens. He has 554 shots against him and he's surrendered 56 goals. He's made 498 stops for a save percentage of 90%. Brendan Gallagher has scored 19 total points this year for the Canadiens. He has 13 goals this season with 98 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 15.5 minutes played per contest. Max Pacioretty averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by tallying 8 goals on 124 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 18 points on the year.
Mike Hoffman has 22 total points this season for the Senators. He has 9 goals this year with 103 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 18.8 minutes played per contest. Craig Anderson has 8 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has 631 shots against him and he's given up 65 goals. He's made 566 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Mark Stone averages 20.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 14 goals on 72 attempts. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 27 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens have given up 103 power play opportunities and surrendered 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78% this season. That is 25th in the league. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.03% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 22nd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Canadiens are 25th overall with 30 total points this year. They are 22nd in the league with 85 goals and 10th in goals allowed with 99. They've had 100 power play chances and scored 18 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 20th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Senators are 27th with a total of 82 goals scored while they are 6th with 103 goals surrendered this season. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.00%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 31st in the league. The Senators have a total of 27 points this season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have had 17 power play goals on 111 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 27th overall. They've given up 87 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking 26th when short-handed.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 51.5% as they've tried 1,947 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,830 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 9th in Corsi percentage. They are 8th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.8% as they have 1,431 shots while they've given up 1,334 attempts on defense. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 52.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.5% for the year. That puts them 9th and 23rd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 962 face-off wins as opposed to 997 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.1%. That is 23rd overall in the NHL. On defense Montreal has 782 hits and they've blocked 496 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 1st in the league.
The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the year. That ranks them 10th and 24th respectively in the NHL. They have 938 face-off wins as opposed to 873 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 682 hits and they've blocked 484 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 2nd in blocked shots. Ottawa is ranked 22nd in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've tried 1,734 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,776 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 16th in the NHL at 49.8%, as they have 1,283 shots while they've given up 1,292 attempts on defense.
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