Thursday, February 4, 2016
Gila River Arena
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -165 and the Coyotes at +149. The over/under has been set at 5.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 54 games. They have an overall record of 34-16-4 and on the road they have a record of 13-11-3. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 149 goals and given up 123 goals for a point differential of +26. The Blackhawks have 4 overtime losses including 0 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-3-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-20 and an over/under record of 16-27-11. Arizona shows up with a record of 24-21-5 including 13-10-3 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 133 goals and surrendered 152 for a goal differential of -19. The Coyotes have 5 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-26 while their over/under record sits at 24-19-7.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 74 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 30 goals this season with 191 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 44 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 15% by scoring 19 goals on 125 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 29 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1280 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 1192 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 14 goals this season with 153 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 20 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 10% by scoring 12 goals on 126 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Louis Domingue has 9 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 512 shots against him and has given up 42 goals. He has made 470 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have 72 total points this season. They have scored 148 goals while giving up 123 goals. They have had 161 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Blackhawks have allowed 146 power play opportunities and given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.91% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Coyotes have a total of 53 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 185 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 174 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 132 goals scored while they've given up 151 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.64%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 2,916 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,857 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 2,122 attempts while they've given up 2,139 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the season. They have 1,532 face off wins compared to 1,551 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense Chicago has 897 hits and they've blocked 718 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 2,508 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,708 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.4% as they have 1,871 shots while they've given up 2,076 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 48.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.5% as they've compiled 1,592 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,381 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 632 shot attempts and they have 1,036 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 33-20 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 16-27-11 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 23-26 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 24-19-7 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
02/03/16 C Jonathan Toews Illness is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Arizona
02/02/16 D Michal Rozsival Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Arizona
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
10/19/15 C Joe Vitale Eye out indefinitely
02/02/16 GO Mike Smith Lower Body expected to miss another month
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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