Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Parlay 10/19/2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
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Frederik Andersen and the Toronto Maple Leafs (4-3-1, 4th in the Atlantic Division) play the Boston Bruins (5-1-1, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Bruins priced at +103 and the Maple Leafs are at -114. The O/U has been set at 6. The Bruins cover 71.4% of the time, having gone 5-2 SU. The Maple Leafs cover 50.0% of the time, going 4-4 straight up.
The Boston Bruins were on the losing side of the ice with a 4 - 3 loss against the Tampa Bay Lightning their last time out. The Bruins were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in the defeat. In this game, they earned a goal on 3 out of the 37 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 5 power play chances and netted 3 goals out of those opportunities. Boston earned 8 penalty mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Bruins was 41 and the Corsi against was 40 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 50.6%. Their Fenwick was 34 while the Fenwick against was 32, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 51.5%. They won 22 face-off wins at even strength and lost 23 of all total face-offs. Their offensive zone starts came in at 61.1% and they had a PDO of 88.5 in this one. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Tampa Bay Lightning tallied 36 shots. They had 10 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 4 power play chances. Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have 11 total points this season, which ranks them 4th in the NHL. They are 17th in the league in goals scored with 19 while they've given up 13 goals, ranking them 28th overall. They have had 21 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 38%. That is 2nd in the NHL. The Bruins have allowed 22 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, putting them 7th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.88% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%. That puts them 1st in the league in stopping the puck.
The Toronto Maple Leafs went up against the Washington Capitals in a matchup where the Maple Leafs went home in defeat by a score of 4 - 3. In this outing, Toronto earned a 55.1% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 54 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 44. Their Fenwick percentage was 53.1% by earning a Fenwick of 34 and the Capitals having a 30 Fenwick. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Toronto had and we'd say they played an average game. They had a PDO of 94.4 and their percentage of oZS was 46.4%. The Maple Leafs notched 3 goals of the 32 shots on goal they pursued. They had 1 power play attempt in this game but didn't score a goal. On the other side of the ice, the Capitals had 5 power play chances and used that advantage to score 1 goal on that chance. Toronto gave up 32 shots on goal and the Capitals racked up a total of 2 penalty mins.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs are 11th in the NHL with a total of 9 points this year. They have 7 power play goals on 26 opportunities for a percentage of 27%. That ranks them 8th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 26 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. That is 15th in the NHL. As a team, the Maple Leafs are 1st in the league with 31 goals scored while they've given up 27 goals, which is 6th overall. They average 35 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.19%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%. That is 21st in the NHL.
Boston is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.1%, as they've attempted 269 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 268 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.5% as they have 202 attempts while they have given up 198 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 15th in the league. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 55.2% of the time, which is 4th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.8% for the season. That is 28th overall in the NHL. They have 154 face-off wins compared to 146 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That ranks them 13th in the league. On defense Boston has 109 hits and they have blocked 70 shots from the opposition, putting them 19th overall.
The Maple Leafs are 19th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the season, which is 13th in the NHL. They have 183 face-off wins compared to 160 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.4%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Toronto has 84 hits and they have blocked 71 shots from the opposition, which is 16th in the league. Toronto is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 57.1% as they've attempted 393 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 295 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.7% ranks 2nd as they have 270 attempts while they have given up 224 shots on the defensive end.
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