Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins NHL Picks & Parlay 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Bruins on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Lightning at -125 and the Bruins at +113.
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Tampa Bay has a record of 16-5-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 7-3-1. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 86 goals and surrendered 62 goals for a point differential of +24. For the year they have an ATS mark of 16-7-0 and an over/under record of 14-9-0. Boston has a record of 10-8-4, including 6-4-2 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 60 goals and have given up 66 for a goal differential of -6. Their record against the spread is 10-12-0 while their over/under mark is 11-11-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 16-7-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 14-9-0 against the over/under this season
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 10-12-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 11-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/27/17 RW J.T. Brown Illness missed last two games, is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Buffalo
11/27/17 D Jake Dotchin Undisclosed IR (11/20)
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
11/27/17 C Ryan Spooner Groin is "?" Wednesday vs Tampa Bay
11/26/17 C Peter Cehlarik Lower Body is out indefinitely
11/17/17 LW Anders Bjork Undisclosed IR (11/12)
11/17/17 LW Brad Marchand Undisclosed IR (11/12)
11/01/17 RW David Backes Lower Body IR (11/01)
10/20/17 D Adam McQuaid Fibula IR (10/19)
Player SpotlightAndrei Vasilevskiy has 15 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Lightning. He has 626 shots against him and he's surrendered 44 goals. He's made 582 stops for a save percentage of 93%. Nikita Kucherov has scored 34 total points this year for the Lightning. He has 17 goals this season with 84 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Brayden Point averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 9 goals on 57 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the year.
David Pastrnak has 20 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 12 goals this year with 62 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 18.9 minutes played per contest. Tuukka Rask has 3 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has 365 shots against him and he's given up 37 goals. He's made 328 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Patrice Bergeron averages 20.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 5 goals on 63 attempts. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Lightning have given up 80 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% this season. That is 13th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.48% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 7th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Lightning are 2nd overall with 34 total points this year. They are 2nd in the league with 86 goals and 27th in goals allowed with 62. They've had 90 power play chances and scored 24 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 27%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Bruins are 28th with a total of 60 goals scored while they are 22nd with 66 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.89%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 18th in the league. The Bruins have a total of 24 points this season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have had 14 power play goals on 73 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 17th overall. They've given up 69 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 5th when short-handed.
Tampa Bay is 8th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6%, as they've attempted 1,417 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,327 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.7% as they have 1,080 attempts while they have given up 1,010 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 8th in the league. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 55.3% of the time, which is 4th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.7% for the season. That is 29th overall in the NHL. They have 679 face-off wins compared to 770 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.9%. That ranks them 28th in the league. On defense Tampa Bay has 450 hits and they have blocked 317 shots from the opposition, putting them 25th overall.
The Bruins are 9th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 701 face-off wins compared to 683 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Boston has 565 hits and they have blocked 310 shots from the opposition, which is 27th in the league. Boston is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.9% as they've attempted 1,259 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,262 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50% ranks 13th as they have 953 attempts while they have given up 952 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston +113 and under 5.5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston +113 and under 5.5 total goals
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