Thursday, January 14, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +153 and the Blues at -170. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 44 games. They have an overall record of 19-18-7 and on the road they have a record of 9-10-3. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 105 goals and given up 120 goals for a point differential of -15. St. Louis shows up with a record of 25-14-7 including 14-7-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 116 goals and surrendered 114 for a goal differential of +2.
Eric Staal has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 109 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 19 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 11% by scoring 14 goals on 130 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Cam Ward has 14 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 754 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 683 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Blues. He has 24 goals this season with 162 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 128 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Jake Allen has 18 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 896 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 828 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 45 total points this season. They have scored 105 goals while giving up 119 goals. They have had 134 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 106 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.09% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blues have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 129 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 149 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 113 goals scored while they've given up 112 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.07%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-25 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 14-17-13 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 22-21 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 16-24-6 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
01/08/16 LW Nathan Gerbe Ankle expected to miss another week
01/06/16 FW Phil Di Giuseppe Concussion out indefinitely
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
01/12/16 D Jay Bouwmeester Concussion "?" Thursday vs Carolina
01/12/16 C Paul Stastny Facial "?" Thursday vs Carolina
01/11/16 D Carl Gunnarsson Upper Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/11/16 GO Jake Allen Knee out indefinitely
01/11/16 LW Magnus Paajarvi Upper Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/02/16 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss another month
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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