Toronto Maple Leafs at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
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The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Maple Leafs at -133 and the Canucks at +120.
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Toronto has a record of 16-9-1 this season and on the road they have a record of 9-4-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 98 goals and given up 82 goals for a point differential of +16. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-10-0 and an over/under record of 13-10-0. Vancouver has a record of 11-10-4 including 3-5-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 73 goals and surrendered 76 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 11-14-0 while their over/under record is 13-12-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 16-10-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 13-10-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 11-14-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 13-12-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal IR (10/03)
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
11/27/17 C Brandon Sutter Undisclosed IR (11/25)
11/27/17 D Erik Gudbranson Upper Body is out indefinitely
11/24/17 RW Derek Dorsett Neck IR (11/20)
Frederik Andersen has 14 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 741 shots against him and he's given up 60 goals. He's made 681 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Nazem Kadri has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 12 goals this year with 59 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 16.2 minutes played per game. Auston Matthews averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 12 goals on 72 shots. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 24 points on the season.
Brock Boeser has scored 22 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 11 goals this season with 57 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 16.2 minutes played per game. Jacob Markstrom has 6 wins and 8 losses this year in goal for the Canucks. He has 515 shots against him and he's surrendered 47 goals. He's made 468 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Bo Horvat averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 10 goals on 59 shots. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 18 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have allowed 86 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% this year. That is 12th in the NHL. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.50% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 12th in the league. The Maple Leafs has 33 total points this season, ranking 6th in the NHL in offense. They are 1st in the league with 92 goals while they've given up 78 goals, which is 8th overall. They have had 78 power play opportunities and scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 9th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canucks are 25th with 68 goals scored while they are 19th in the NHL with 73 goals allowed this year. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.26%. They give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 13th place in the league. The Canucks have a total of 26 points this year, which is 21st in the NHL. They have 19 power play goals on 92 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks their power play unit 14th. They've allowed 88 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, which is 19th overall.
Toronto is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.8%, as they've attempted 1,538 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,552 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.4% as they have 1,122 attempts while they have given up 1,194 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 25th in the league. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time, which is 26th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. That is 9th overall in the NHL. They have 847 face-off wins compared to 808 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That ranks them 13th in the league. On defense Toronto has 578 hits and they have blocked 358 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the year. That ranks them 13th and 21st respectively in the NHL. They have 772 face-off wins as opposed to 764 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Vancouver has 434 hits and they've blocked 309 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 30th in blocked shots. Vancouver is ranked 25th in Corsi percentage with 48.9% as they've tried 1,328 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,387 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 26th in the NHL at 47.9%, as they have 990 shots while they've given up 1,078 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Maple Leafs/Canucks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver +120 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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