Saturday, November 26, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, November 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +140 and the Kings at -155. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 21 games. They have an overall record of 13-6-2 and on the road they have a record of 5-5-0. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 62 goals and given up 55 goals for a point differential of +7. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-8 and an over/under record of 7-9-5. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 11-9-1 including 8-2-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 55 goals and surrendered 53 for a goal differential of +2. The Kings have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-10 while their over/under record sits at 8-10-3.
Artem Anisimov has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 8 goals this season with 35 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Patrick Kane has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 69 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 9 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 506 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 467 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jeff Carter has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Kings. He has 9 goals this season with 69 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Anze Kopitar has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 2 goals on 38 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 11 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 438 shots against him and has given up 37 goals. He has made 401 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have 28 total points this season. They have scored 62 goals while giving up 55 goals. They have had 74 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks have allowed 67 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 69%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.11% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 63 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 71 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 55 goals scored while they've given up 53 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.47%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 1,169 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,124 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.1% as they have 833 attempts while they've given up 863 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. They have 638 face off wins compared to 651 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Chicago has 312 hits and they've blocked 261 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 1,276 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,071 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.5% as they have 932 shots while they've given up 777 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.1% as they've compiled 635 face off wins this season and they have suffered 657 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 294 shot attempts and they have 653 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 12-8 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 7-9-5 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 10-10 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 8-10-3 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
11/23/16 C Jonathan Toews Upper Body injured last game, "?" Friday vs Anaheim
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
11/23/16 RW Marian Gaborik Foot "?" Saturday vs Chicago
11/03/16 LW Andy Andreoff Thumb out indefinitely
10/30/16 D Brayden McNabb Collarbone out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 3-4 months
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago +140
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