Monday, March 13, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Rangers on Monday, March 13, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Lightning at +131 and the Rangers at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
Tampa Bay comes into this game having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 32-26-9 and away from home they have a record of 13-15-6. The currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 186 goals and surrendered 184 goals for a point differential of +2. The Lightning have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-35 and an over/under record of 30-30-7. New York shows up with a record of 43-23-2 including 19-14-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 219 goals and surrendered 179 for a goal differential of +40. The Rangers have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 40-25 while their over/under record sits at 35-27-6.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 31 goals this season with 203 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 135 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 16 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,115 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 1,023 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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J.T. Miller has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 19 goals this season with 114 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. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 12 goals on 173 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%.
The Lightning have 73 total points this season. They have scored 186 goals while giving up 184 goals. They have had 233 power play opportunities and have scored 52 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Lightning have allowed 222 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.24% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have a total of 88 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 201 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 185 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 219 goals scored while they've given up 179 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.74%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51.2% as they've attempted 3,759 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,582 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.6% as they have 2,832 attempts while they've given up 2,767 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,983 face off wins compared to 2,093 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense has 1,461 hits and they've blocked 815 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 3,751 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,915 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.9% as they have 2,859 shots while they've given up 2,867 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.9% as they've compiled 1,923 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,091 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,048 shot attempts and they have 1,422 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 28-35 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-30-7 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 40-25 straight up
The New York Rangers are 35-27-6 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
03/11/17 C Cedric Paquette Lower Body "?" Monday vs NY Rangers
03/11/17 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body "?" Monday vs NY Rangers
03/11/17 C Vladislav Namestnikov Lower Body "?" Monday vs NY Rangers
03/10/17 C Steven Stamkos Knee out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip out for season
New York Rangers Injuries
03/12/17 RW Michael Grabner Hip is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Detroit
03/12/17 LW Rick Nash Upper Body is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Detroit
03/11/17 GO Henrik Lundqvist Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
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
Guy's Pick: Take Tampa Bay +131
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