Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +131 and the Rangers at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 18-8-4 and on the road they have a record of 6-6-1. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 81 goals and given up 70 goals for a point differential of +11. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-12 and an over/under record of 8-16-6. New York shows up with a record of 20-9-1 including 11-4-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 105 goals and surrendered 70 for a goal differential of +35. The Rangers have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-10 while their over/under record sits at 16-11-3.
Artem Anisimov has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 12 goals this season with 49 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 19 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 8 goals on 92 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Scott Darling has 6 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 309 shots against him and has given up 22 goals. He has made 287 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Kevin Hayes has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 11 goals this season with 49 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 9 goals on 60 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 570 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 520 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blackhawks have 40 total points this season. They have scored 81 goals while giving up 70 goals. They have had 96 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Blackhawks have allowed 88 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.46% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Rangers have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 93 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 78 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 105 goals scored while they've given up 70 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.15%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've attempted 1,633 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,646 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.9% as they have 1,153 attempts while they've given up 1,252 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 871 face off wins compared to 941 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.1%. On defense Chicago has 463 hits and they've blocked 394 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,589 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,684 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.3% as they have 1,192 shots while they've given up 1,177 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 47.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 850 face off wins this season and they have suffered 887 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 507 shot attempts and they have 595 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 16-12 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 8-16-6 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 20-10 straight up
The New York Rangers are 16-11-3 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/11/16 D Brent Seabrook Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs NY Rangers
12/11/16 C Jonathan Toews Back "?" Tuesday vs NY Rangers
12/03/16 GO Corey Crawford Appendix expected to miss 2-3 weeks
New York Rangers Injuries
12/07/16 LW Rick Nash Groin expected to miss 7-10 days
12/07/16 LW Matt Puempel Concussion out indefinitely
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York -145
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