Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -102 and the Blues at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 13 games. They have an overall record of 9-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 2-2-0. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 47 goals and given up 33 goals for a point differential of +14. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-4 and an over/under record of 6-5-2. St. Louis shows up with a record of 7-4-2 including 5-1-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 31 goals and surrendered 34 for a goal differential of -3. The Blues have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 7-6 while their over/under record sits at 4-7-2.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 5 goals this season with 41 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 33% by scoring 8 goals on 24 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 314 shots against him and has given up 20 goals. He has made 294 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Blues. He has 5 goals this season with 54 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 4 goals on 20 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jake Allen has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 238 shots against him and has given up 23 goals. He has made 215 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have 19 total points this season. They have scored 47 goals while giving up 33 goals. They have had 54 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Blackhawks have allowed 46 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 65%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 12.84% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Blues have a total of 16 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 48 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 52 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 31 goals scored while they've given up 34 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.05%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 712 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 704 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.6% as they have 500 attempts while they've given up 551 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.7% for the season. They have 408 face off wins compared to 417 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Chicago has 208 hits and they've blocked 153 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 716 shots at full strength and they've given up 642 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.4% as they have 538 shots while they've given up 470 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 53.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 382 face off wins this season and they have suffered 385 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 172 shot attempts and they have 250 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 8-4 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 6-5-2 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 7-6 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 4-7-2 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
11/08/16 C Tyler Motte Leg is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs. St. Louis
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis -120
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