Thursday, March 9, 2017
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The New York Rangers travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -130 and the Hurricanes at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 43-22-2 and on the road they have a record of 24-8-0. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 216 goals and given up 175 goals for a point differential of +41. The Rangers have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-24 and an over/under record of 34-27-6. Carolina shows up with a record of 26-27-10 including 18-10-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 183 for a goal differential of -27. The Hurricanes have a record of 2-5-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-37 while their over/under record sits at 25-29-9.
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J.T. Miller has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 19 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 16.4 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 12 goals on 170 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 30 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,466 shots against him and has given up 127 goals. He has made 1,339 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 14 goals this season with 147 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 20 goals on 205 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,359 shots against him and has given up 130 goals. He has made 1,229 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Rangers have 88 total points this season. They have scored 216 goals while giving up 175 goals. They have had 195 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Rangers have allowed 181 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.82% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 62 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 180 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 161 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 183 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.19%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 3,680 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,865 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 2,802 attempts while they've given up 2,829 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the season. They have 1,900 face off wins compared to 2,061 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense has 1,400 hits and they've blocked 1,036 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,662 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,311 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 2,685 shots while they've given up 2,485 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 57.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 42.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.3% as they've compiled 1,857 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,693 face off losses. On defense has blocked 826 shot attempts and they have 1,160 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 40-24 straight up
The New York Rangers are 34-27-6 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 24-37 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 25-29-9 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
03/07/17 RW Michael Grabner Hip missed last game, "?" Thursday vs. Carolina
03/04/17 D Kevin Klein Upper Body out indefinitely
03/01/17 RW Jesper Fast Lower Body out indefinitely
02/28/17 D Dan Girardi Ankle out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
03/08/17 LW Phillip Di Giuseppe Upper Body out indefinitely
03/07/17 LW Brock McGinn Upper Body missed last game, "?" Thursday vs. NY Rangers
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina +118
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