New York Rangers at Montreal Canadiens NHL Parlay 2/22/2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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The New York Rangers head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Rangers at +105 and the Canadiens at -143.
New York has a record of 27-28-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 9-17-2-2. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 173 goals and surrendered 191 goals for a point differential of -18. For the year they have an ATS mark of 27-33-0 and an over/under record of 33-25-0. Montreal has a record of 22-29-8, including 14-10-6-2 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 151 goals and have given up 188 for a goal differential of -37. Their record against the spread is 22-37-0 while their over/under mark is 25-32-0.
Valuable New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 27-33-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 33-25-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 22-37-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 25-32-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Rangers Injuries
12/28/17 LW Chris Kreider Blood Clot IR (12/27)
02/18/18 D Ryan McDonagh Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs Montreal
02/15/18 D Steven Kampfer Hand IR (02/11)
02/10/18 GO Ondrej Pavelec Knee IR (02/08)
02/09/18 D Marc Staal Neck IR (02/03)
01/19/18 D Kevin Shattenkirk Knee IR (01/18)
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/18/17 D Shea Weber Foot IR (12/17)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Concussion IR (10/20)
01/15/18 RW Andrew Shaw Lower Body IR (01/14)
Henrik Lundqvist has 23 wins and 21 losses this season in goal for the Rangers. He has 1,609 shots against him and he's surrendered 138 goals. He's made 1,471 stops for a save percentage of 91%. J.T. Miller has scored 38 total points this year for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 89 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 16.6 minutes played per contest. Mats Zuccarello averages 0 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by tallying 10 goals on 130 attempts. He has 32 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the year.
Brendan Gallagher has 35 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 21 goals this year with 193 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 14 assists on the year and averages 15.6 minutes played per contest. Carey Price has 15 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 1,296 shots against him and he's given up 124 goals. He's made 1,172 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Max Pacioretty averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 16 goals on 203 attempts. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 35 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rangers have given up 187 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this season. That is 8th in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.11% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 17th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Rangers are 22nd overall with 59 total points this year. They are 17th in the league with 173 goals and 7th in goals allowed with 191. They've had 183 power play chances and scored 38 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canadiens are 29th with a total of 151 goals scored while they are 8th with 188 goals surrendered this season. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.55%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 26th in the league. The Canadiens have a total of 52 points this season, which is 28th in the NHL. They have had 38 power play goals on 176 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 7th overall. They've given up 184 power play opportunities and surrendered 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking 25th when short-handed.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've tried 3,322 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,675 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 25th in Corsi percentage. They are 23rd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.1% as they have 2,550 shots while they've given up 2,755 attempts on defense. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the year. That puts them 11th and 22nd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,764 face-off wins as opposed to 1,743 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That is 16th overall in the NHL. On defense New York has 1,290 hits and they've blocked 920 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 9th in the league.
The Canadiens are 7th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 1,744 face-off wins compared to 1,896 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.9%. That is 27th in the league. On defense Montreal has 1,508 hits and they have blocked 1,003 shots from the opposition, which is 1st in the league. Montreal is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51% as they've attempted 3,705 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,558 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.4% ranks 12th as they have 2,704 attempts while they have given up 2,555 shots on the defensive end.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New York +105 and over 5.5 total goals
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