Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The New York Rangers head to Prudential Center to take on the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Rangers at -131 and the Devils at +119. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this game having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 39-19-2 and away from home they have a record of 20-8-0. The currently are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 200 goals and surrendered 156 goals for a point differential of +44. The Rangers have an overall record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-21 and an over/under record of 31-24-5. New Jersey shows up with a record of 25-25-10 including 13-12-4 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and surrendered 172 for a goal differential of -33. The Devils have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-35 while their over/under record sits at 21-23-16.
Mats Zuccarello has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 150 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18.8 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 19 goals on 107 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 28 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,289 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,178 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Kyle Palmieri has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Devils. He has 16 goals this season with 125 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 16.9 minutes played per game. Taylor Hall has averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 165 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 19 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,356 shots against him and has given up 116 goals. He has made 1,240 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have 80 total points this season. They have scored 200 goals while giving up 156 goals. They have had 177 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Rangers have allowed 161 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.19% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have a total of 60 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 191 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 189 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 139 goals scored while they've given up 172 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.47%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 49.1% as they've attempted 3,309 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,433 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 2,508 attempts while they've given up 2,489 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. They have 1,684 face off wins compared to 1,827 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense New York has 1,257 hits and they've blocked 944 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 2,895 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,364 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.5% as they have 2,239 shots while they've given up 2,574 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 46.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,790 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,776 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 790 shot attempts and they have 1,189 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 36-21 straight up
The New York Rangers are 31-24-5 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 22-35 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 21-23-16 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
02/23/17 D Kevin Klein Upper Body "?" Saturday vs New Jersey
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils Injuries
02/23/17 C Pavel Zacha Concussion expected to miss Saturday vs NY Rangers
Josh's Pick: Take New York -131
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