Sunday, December 27, 2015
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, December 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +201 and the Blackhawks at -225. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 34 games. They have an overall record of 13-16-5 and on the road they have a record of 7-8-2. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 80 goals and given up 101 goals for a point differential of -21. Chicago shows up with a record of 20-12-4 including 14-4-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 96 goals and surrendered 87 for a goal differential of +9.
Eric Staal has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 5 goals this season with 84 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 12 goals on 102 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Cam Ward has 10 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 598 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 538 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 21 goals this season with 123 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 11 goals on 76 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 18 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 840 shots against him and has given up 63 goals. He has made 777 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Hurricanes have 31 total points this season. They have scored 80 goals while giving up 100 goals. They have had 112 power play opportunities and have scored 20 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Hurricanes have allowed 82 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.87% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 44 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 111 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 100 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 95 goals scored while they've given up 87 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.68%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 13-21 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 12-12-10 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 19-16 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 12-17-6 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/24/15 LW Nathan Gerbe Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/25/15 D Robert Scuderi Facial is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Carolina
12/22/15 RW Marian Hossa Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Carolina
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina
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