Thursday, November 3, 2016
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +150 and the Blackhawks at -192. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Colorado comes into this matchup having played 8 games. They have an overall record of 4-4-0 and on the road they have a record of 3-2-0. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 20 goals and given up 24 goals for a point differential of -4. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-4 and an over/under record of 4-4-0. Chicago shows up with a record of 6-3-1 including 5-1-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 36 goals and surrendered 28 for a goal differential of +8. The Blackhawks have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 5-4 while their over/under record sits at 5-3-2.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 5 goals this season with 19 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 26%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Gabriel Landeskog has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 2 goals on 15 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 2 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 190 shots against him and has given up 19 goals. He has made 171 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 3 goals this season with 33 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 23 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 35% by scoring 7 goals on 20 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 243 shots against him and has given up 18 goals. He has made 225 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Avalanche have 8 total points this season. They have scored 20 goals while giving up 24 goals. They have had 28 power play opportunities and have scored 6 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Avalanche have allowed 35 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.85% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 13 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 42 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 36 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 58%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 36 goals scored while they've given up 28 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.86%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've attempted 406 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 440 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.7% as they have 309 attempts while they've given up 325 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. They have 233 face off wins compared to 238 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Colorado has 202 hits and they've blocked 115 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 557 shots at full strength and they've given up 516 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.7% as they have 387 shots while they've given up 408 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 54.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 301 face off wins this season and they have suffered 314 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 108 shot attempts and they have 164 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 4-4 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 5-4 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 5-3-2 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
10/10/16 LW Andrew Desjardins Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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