Thursday, February 23, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The New York Rangers travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +104 and the Maple Leafs at -115. The over/under has been set at 6.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 38-19-2 and on the road they have a record of 19-8-0. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 198 goals and given up 155 goals for a point differential of +43. The Rangers have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-21 and an over/under record of 31-23-5. Toronto shows up with a record of 28-20-11 including 15-10-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 186 goals and surrendered 177 for a goal differential of +9. The Maple Leafs have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-31 while their over/under record sits at 28-29-2.
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Mats Zuccarello has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 148 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 16.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 106 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 27 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,256 shots against him and has given up 110 goals. He has made 1,146 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 25 goals this season with 178 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 16.6 minutes played per game. Auston Matthews has averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 28 goals on 206 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 1,523 shots against him and has given up 132 goals. He has made 1,391 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have 78 total points this season. They have scored 198 goals while giving up 155 goals. They have had 175 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Rangers have allowed 158 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 11.32% 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 67 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 179 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 192 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 186 goals scored while they've given up 177 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.60%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 3,223 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,377 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 2,449 attempts while they've given up 2,445 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. They have 1,641 face off wins compared to 1,806 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.6%. On defense New York has 1,226 hits and they've blocked 932 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 3,652 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,560 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.3% as they have 2,742 shots while they've given up 2,705 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 50.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 1,786 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,845 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 855 shot attempts and they have 1,453 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 36-21 straight up
The New York Rangers are 31-23-5 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 27-31 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 28-29-2 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
02/22/17 D Connor Carrick Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. NY Rangers
02/18/17 C Mitchell Marner Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto -115
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