Saturday, October 31, 2015
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, October 31, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +116 and the Blues at -128. The over/under has been set at 5.
Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 6-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 2-2-1. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 28 goals and given up 25 goals for a point differential of +3. St. Louis shows up with a record of 7-2-1 including 3-0-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 27 goals and surrendered 21 for a goal differential of +6.
Zach Parise has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Wild. He has 7 goals this season with 31 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has an average of 14 minutes of ice time per game this year. While he is on the ice he has taken 19 shots and scored 4 goals giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has dished out 4 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 6 wins and 2 losses on the year in net for the Wild. He has given up 18 goals on the 190 shots he has faced. He has 172 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Blues. He has 6 goals this season with 46 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has an average of 20 minutes of ice time per game. While he is on the ice he has taken 35 shots and scored 4 goals giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has dished out 4 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Brian Elliott has 4 wins and 0 losses on the year in net for the Blues. He has given up 11 goals on the 119 shots he has faced. He has 108 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have 13 total points this season. They have scored 28 goals while giving up 25 goals. They have had 30 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Wild have allowed 23 power play opportunities and given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.43% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blues have a total of 15 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 37 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 11%. They have allowed 37 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 27 goals scored while they've given up 21 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.21%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 6-3 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 4-3-2 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 7-3 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 4-5-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/27/15 D Christian Folin Lower Body "?" Friday vs Chicago
10/14/15 C Tyler Graovac Groin out indefinitely
St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/29/15 D Kevin Shattenkirk Groin "?" Saturday vs Minnesota
10/24/15 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
10/21/15 C Paul Stastny Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/07/15 C Patrik Berglund Shoulder out 3 months
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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