Friday, April 15, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Friday, April 15, 2016. St. Louis leads the series 1-0. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +109 and the Blues at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup with an overall record of 47-26-9 and on the road they have a record of 21-15-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 235 goals and given up 209 goals for a point differential of +26. The Blackhawks have 9 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-2-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 47-34 and an over/under record of 30-32-20. St. Louis shows up with a record of 49-24-9 including 24-13-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 224 goals and surrendered 201 for a goal differential of +23. The Blues have 9 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 47-32 while their over/under record sits at 32-40-10.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 106 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 46 goals this season with 287 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 60 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 16% by scoring 28 goals on 179 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 35 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,718 shots against him and has given up 131 goals. He has made 1,587 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 74 total points this season for the Blues. He has 40 goals this season with 292 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Backes has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 21 goals on 168 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Jake Allen has 26 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,260 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 1,159 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have 103 total points this season. They have scored 234 goals while giving up 207 goals. They have had 252 power play opportunities and have scored 57 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Blackhawks have allowed 233 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.37% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have a total of 107 points on the season. They have 51 power play goals on 237 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 276 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 219 goals scored while they've given up 197 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.85%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 4,584 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,533 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 3,346 attempts while they've given up 3,400 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season. They have 2,380 face off wins compared to 2,452 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense Chicago has 1,389 hits and they've blocked 1,133 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 4,465 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,455 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 3,392 shots while they've given up 3,328 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 48.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 2,579 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,452 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 1,127 shot attempts and they have 1,937 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 47-34 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 30-32-20 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 47-32 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 32-40-10 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
04/13/16 D Duncan Keith Suspension Served probable Friday vs. St. Louis
St. Louis Blues Injuries
04/13/16 C Steve Ott Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Chicago
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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