Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +113 and the Wild at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 44-25-7 and on the road they have a record of 20-14-4. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 212 goals and given up 188 goals for a point differential of +24. The Blackhawks have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 44-32 and an over/under record of 26-31-19. Minnesota shows up with a record of 37-28-11 including 20-13-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 206 goals and surrendered 189 for a goal differential of +17. The Wild have 11 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-39 while their over/under record sits at 28-33-15.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 94 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 39 goals this season with 264 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 55 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 25 goals on 165 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 35 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,693 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,567 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Wild. He has 17 goals this season with 131 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 143 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 31 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,700 shots against him and has given up 136 goals. He has made 1,564 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have 95 total points this season. They have scored 211 goals while giving up 186 goals. They have had 230 power play opportunities and have scored 50 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blackhawks have allowed 216 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.04% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 48 power play goals on 243 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 190 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 203 goals scored while they've given up 187 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.16%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 4,279 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,195 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 3,123 attempts while they've given up 3,149 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. They have 2,231 face off wins compared to 2,272 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Chicago has 1,303 hits and they've blocked 1,046 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 4,057 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,257 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 3,045 shots while they've given up 3,132 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 51.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.2% as they've compiled 2,412 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,208 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 1,125 shot attempts and they have 1,307 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 44-32 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 26-31-19 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 34-39 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 28-33-15 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
03/28/16 C Artem Anisimov Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs. Minnesota
03/25/16 GO Corey Crawford Upper Body out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
03/28/16 RW David Jones Illness "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago
03/26/16 C Ryan Carter Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Chicago
Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota
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