Toronto Maple Leafs at Montreal Canadiens NHL Picks & Predictions 9/27/2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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The Toronto Maple Leafs head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Maple Leafs at +155 and the Canadiens at -185.
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Toronto had a record of 40-27-15 last year and away from home they had a record of 19-14-8. They were 4th in the Atlantic Division. They tallied 251 goals and surrendered 242 goals for a point differential of +9. For the year they had an ATS mark of 42-46-0 and an over/under record of 42-45-0. Montreal finished with a record of 47-26-9 including 24-12-5 on home ice last year. They were 1st in the Atlantic Division. They scored 226 goals and gave up 200 for a goal differential of +26. Their record against the spread was 49-39-0 while their over/under mark was 31-42-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs were 42-46-0 straight up last year
The Toronto Maple Leafs were 42-45-0 against the over/under last season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens were 49-39-0 straight up last year
The Montreal Canadiens were 31-42-0 against the over/under last season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
9/26/2017 Roman Polak D Lower Leg
9/14/2017 Nathan Horton RW Back
9/14/2017 Joffrey Lupul RW Abdomen
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
9/26/2017 Charlie Lindgren G Lower Body
9/25/2017 Jonathan Drouin LW Upper Body
9/25/2017 David Schlemko D Hand
9/25/2017 Andrew Shaw C Neck
9/22/2017 Jeremiah Addison LW Shoulder
9/22/2017 Josh Brook D Upper Body
9/21/2017 Noah Juulsen D Foot
Auston Matthews scored 67 total points last year for the Maple Leafs. He had 39 goals last season with 272 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 28 assists on the year and averaged 17.6 minutes played per contest. Mitch Marner averaged 16.8 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 19 goals on 173 attempts. He had 42 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the year. Frederik Andersen had 33 wins and 16 losses last season in goal for the Maple Leafs. He had 2,052 shots against him and he surrendered 169 goals. He made 1,883 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Jonathan Drouin had 53 total points last season for the Canadiens. He had 21 goals last year with 177 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He had a total of 32 assists on the year and averaged 17.7 minutes played per contest. Max Pacioretty averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 35 goals on 268 attempts. He had 32 assists giving him a total of 67 points on the year. Carey Price had 37 wins and 20 losses last season in net for the Canadiens. He had 1,794 shots against him and he gave up 138 goals. He made 1,656 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs had 95 total points last year. They scored 251 goals while giving up 242 scores. They had 244 power play chances and scored 57 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 23%. The Maple Leafs gave up 251 power play opportunities and surrendered 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They averaged 32 shots per contest and as a team shot 9.59% for the year. They allowed 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens had a total of 103 points last season. They had 45 power play goals on 230 chances for a percentage of 20%. They gave up 249 power play opportunities and surrendered 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Maple Leafs had a total of 226 goals scored while they gave up 200 goals last season. They averaged 30 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 9.19%. As a unit they gave up 30 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 92%.
Toronto had a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they attempted 4,980 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,965 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was 49.7% as they had 3,758 attempts while they gave up 3,799 shots on the defensive end. The Maple Leafs started possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 49.8% for the season. They had 2,523 face off wins compared to 2,531 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 49.9%. On defense Toronto had 1,936 hits and they blocked 1,166 shots from the opposition.
Montreal attempted 4,721 shots at full strength last year and they gave up 4,484 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was 51.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 51.3% as they had 3,448 shots while they surrendered 3,271 attempts on defense. The Canadiens had an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage was 51.3% last season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they compiled 2,516 face off wins last season and they suffered 2,483 face off losses. On defense Montreal blocked 1,213 shot attempts and they had 1,864 hits as a unit.
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