Toronto Maple Leafs at Montreal Canadiens NHL Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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The Toronto Maple Leafs head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Maple Leafs at +118 and the Canadiens at -161.
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Toronto has a record of 3-1-0 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-0-0. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 22 goals and surrendered 16 goals for a point differential of +6. For the year they have an ATS mark of 3-1-0 and an over/under record of 4-0-0. Montreal has a record of 1-3-0 including 0-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 5 goals and have given up 13 for a goal differential of -8. Their record against the spread is 1-3-0 while their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 3-1-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 4-0-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 1-3-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/01/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
10/05/17 D David Schlemko Hand IR
Mitch Marner has scored 4 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 1 goal this season with 11 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 3 assists on the year and averages 16.5 minutes played per contest. Auston Matthews averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by tallying 3 goals on 14 attempts. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the year. Frederik Andersen has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 124 shots against him and he's surrendered 16 goals. He's made 108 stops for a save percentage of 87%.
Max Pacioretty has 1 total point this season for the Canadiens. He has 1 goal this year with 16 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Brendan Gallagher averages 16.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 1 goal on 10 attempts. He has 1 assist, giving him a total of 2 points on the year. Carey Price has 1 win and 3 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 109 shots against him and he's given up 11 goals. He's made 98 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have 6 total points this year, which is 8th in the NHL. They've scored 22 goals while giving up 16 scores, which has them ranked 2nd and 5th respectively. They have had 24 power play chances and scored 8 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 33%. That is 2nd in the league. The Maple Leafs have given up 22 power play opportunities and surrendered 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 19th when short-handed. They average 41 shots per contest and as a team shoot 13.33% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 87%, which is 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens are 27th in the league with a total of 2 points this season. They've given up 14 power play opportunities and surrendered 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 23rd overall. As a team, the Canadiens are 31st with a total of 5 goals scored while they've given up 13 goals this season, ranking 12th in goals against. They average 39 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 3.23%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 18th overall in the NHL.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 56.1% as they've tried 282 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 221 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 4th in Corsi percentage. They are 6th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 56.1% as they have 217 shots while they've given up 170 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the year. That puts them 18th and 15th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 163 face-off wins as opposed to 118 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 58%. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. On defense Toronto has 81 hits and they've blocked 51 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 18th in the league.
The Canadiens are 8th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 55.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 44.9% for the season, which is 23rd in the NHL. They have 121 face-off wins compared to 142 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46%. That is 28th in the league. On defense Montreal has 84 hits and they have blocked 36 shots from the opposition, which is 27th in the league. Montreal is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 58.9% as they've attempted 279 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 195 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 56.8% ranks 4th as they have 209 attempts while they have given up 159 shots on the defensive end.
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