Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +131 and the Sharks at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 20 games. They have an overall record of 13-5-2 and on the road they have a record of 5-4-0. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 61 goals and given up 53 goals for a point differential of +8. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-7 and an over/under record of 7-8-5. San Jose shows up with a record of 10-8-1 including 5-2-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 45 goals and surrendered 42 for a goal differential of +3. The Sharks have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-9 while their over/under record sits at 2-14-3.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 6 goals this season with 69 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 26% by scoring 8 goals on 31 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 9 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 471 shots against him and has given up 37 goals. He has made 434 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 6 goals this season with 61 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 7 goals on 81 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Martin Jones has 9 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 412 shots against him and has given up 35 goals. He has made 377 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have 28 total points this season. They have scored 61 goals while giving up 53 goals. They have had 72 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks have allowed 63 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 68%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.54% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sharks have a total of 21 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 61 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 49 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 45 goals scored while they've given up 42 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.58%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 1,103 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,069 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.1% as they have 784 attempts while they've given up 814 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.8% for the season. They have 614 face off wins compared to 621 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense Chicago has 299 hits and they've blocked 255 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 1,151 shots at full strength and they've given up 993 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.3% as they have 833 shots while they've given up 701 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.6% as they've compiled 546 face off wins this season and they have suffered 601 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 292 shot attempts and they have 330 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 12-7 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 7-8-5 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 10-9 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 2-14-3 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
San Jose Sharks Injuries
11/21/16 C Melker Karlsson Ankle "?" Wednesday vs Chicago
11/21/16 C Tomas Hertl Knee expected to miss 5-7 days
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago +131
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