Saturday, February 25, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +104 and the Maple Leafs at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 32-21-8 and on the road they have a record of 14-12-4. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 169 goals and given up 158 goals for a point differential of +11. The Canadiens have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-29 and an over/under record of 24-27-10. Toronto shows up with a record of 28-20-12 including 15-10-5 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 187 goals and surrendered 179 for a goal differential of +8. The Maple Leafs have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-32 while their over/under record sits at 28-30-2.
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Max Pacioretty has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 28 goals this season with 188 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Alexander Radulov has averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 110 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Carey Price has 25 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,357 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,246 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 25 goals this season with 184 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 16.7 minutes played per game. Auston Matthews has averaged 17.8 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 28 goals on 210 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 24 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 1,561 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,428 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have 72 total points this season. They have scored 169 goals while giving up 158 goals. They have had 182 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Canadiens have allowed 213 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 9.47% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 182 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 194 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 179 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.49%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 3,478 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,347 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 2,515 attempts while they've given up 2,438 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 1,872 face off wins compared to 1,859 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense Montreal has 1,295 hits and they've blocked 909 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 3,708 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,646 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.2% as they have 2,786 shots while they've given up 2,764 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 1,807 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,888 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 882 shot attempts and they have 1,474 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 30-29 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 24-27-10 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 27-32 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 28-30-2 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
No key injuries to report
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
02/23/17 D Connor Carrick Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Montreal
02/18/17 C Mitchell Marner Shoulder out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -115
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