Monday, March 6, 2017
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The New York Rangers travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, March 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +104 and the Lightning at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 65 games. They have an overall record of 41-22-2 and on the road they have a record of 22-8-0. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 210 goals and given up 173 goals for a point differential of +37. The Rangers have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-24 and an over/under record of 33-26-6. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 30-26-8 including 17-11-2 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 179 goals and surrendered 180 for a goal differential of -1. The Lightning have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-34 while their over/under record sits at 30-27-7.
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Mats Zuccarello has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 167 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 18.8 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 19 goals on 112 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 29 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,421 shots against him and has given up 125 goals. He has made 1,296 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Victor Hedman has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 12 goals this season with 126 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 24.3 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 28 goals on 189 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 14 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,014 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 926 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have 84 total points this season. They have scored 210 goals while giving up 173 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Rangers have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.85% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 50 power play goals on 220 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 212 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 179 goals scored while they've given up 180 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.37%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've attempted 3,581 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,726 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 2,714 attempts while they've given up 2,718 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. They have 1,826 face off wins compared to 1,995 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.8%. On defense has 1,358 hits and they've blocked 1,008 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 3,589 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,429 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.6% as they have 2,696 shots while they've given up 2,636 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.5% as they've compiled 1,881 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,998 face off losses. On defense has blocked 793 shot attempts and they have 1,399 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 38-24 straight up
The New York Rangers are 33-26-6 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 26-34 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-27-7 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
03/04/17 D Kevin Klein Upper Body out indefinitely
03/04/17 RW Michael Grabner Hip "?" Monday vs. Tampa Bay
03/01/17 RW Jesper Fast Lower Body out indefinitely
02/28/17 D Dan Girardi Ankle out indefinitely
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -115
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