Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Gila River Arena
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -165 and the Coyotes at +145. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 37 games. They have an overall record of 20-13-4 and on the road they have a record of 6-8-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 97 goals and given up 89 goals for a point differential of +8. Arizona shows up with a record of 17-15-3 including 9-5-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 95 goals and surrendered 109 for a goal differential of -14.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 21 goals this season with 127 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 this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 11 goals on 80 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 18 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 867 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 802 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 9 goals this season with 103 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Mikkel Boedker has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 12 goals on 84 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Anders Lindback has 5 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 359 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 323 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have 44 total points this season. They have scored 96 goals while giving up 89 goals. They have had 112 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Blackhawks have allowed 100 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.50% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Coyotes have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 127 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 127 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 95 goals scored while they've given up 109 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.22%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 19-17 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 12-18-6 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 17-18 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-12-5 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/28/15 C Boyd Gordon Head doubtful Tuesday vs. Chicago
12/28/15 C Martin Hanzal Lower Body doubtful Tuesday vs. Chicago
12/15/15 GO Mike Smith Lower Body expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/19/15 C Joe Vitale Eye out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona
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