Thursday, November 12, 2015
Madison Square Garden
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +110 and the Rangers at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 15 games. They have an overall record of 11-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-2-0. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 42 goals and given up 31 goals for a point differential of +11. New York shows up with a record of 11-2-2 including 7-1-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 45 goals and surrendered 25 for a goal differential of +20.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Blues. He has 7 goals this season with 58 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 8 goals on 51 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Jake Allen has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 299 shots against him and has given up 15 goals. He has made 284 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
Rick Nash has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 2 goals this season with 37 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Keith Yandle has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by scoring 1 goal on 27 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 8 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 394 shots against him and has given up 20 goals. He has made 374 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Blues have 23 total points this season. They have scored 42 goals while giving up 31 goals. They have had 49 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Blues have allowed 58 power play opportunities and given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.05% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Rangers have a total of 24 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 37 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 50 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 45 goals scored while they've given up 25 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.51%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 95%.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 11-4 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 5-8-2 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 11-4 straight up
The New York Rangers are 3-8-3 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/10/15 C Steve Ott Upper Body "?" Thursday vs NY Rangers10/24/15 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks10/21/15 C Paul Stastny Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks10/07/15 C Patrik Berglund Shoulder out 3 months
New York Rangers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis
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