Friday, December 23, 2016
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, December 23, 2016.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 31 games. They have an overall record of 11-19-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-9-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 65 goals and given up 99 goals for a point differential of -34. The Avalanche have an overall record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-20 and an over/under record of 12-15-4. Chicago shows up with a record of 22-9-4 including 13-3-3 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 101 goals and surrendered 84 for a goal differential of +17. The Blackhawks have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-13 while their over/under record sits at 11-17-7.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 69 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 111 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 638 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 578 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 10 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 14 goals on 55 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 12 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 614 shots against him and has given up 45 goals. He has made 569 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Avalanche have 23 total points this season. They have scored 65 goals while giving up 99 goals. They have had 102 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Avalanche have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.45% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 48 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 108 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 97 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 101 goals scored while they've given up 84 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.08%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 1,585 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,773 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.2% as they have 1,186 attempts while they've given up 1,328 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 47.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.6% for the season. They have 994 face off wins compared to 874 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.2%. On defense Colorado has 696 hits and they've blocked 445 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 1,919 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,915 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.3% as they have 1,357 shots while they've given up 1,453 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 54.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 993 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,069 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 462 shot attempts and they have 525 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 11-20 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 12-15-4 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 20-13 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 11-17-7 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/20/16 C Artem Anisimov Upper Body "?" Friday vs Colorado
12/20/16 GO Corey Crawford Appendix "?" Friday vs Colorado
12/20/16 RW Marian Hossa Upper Body injured last game, "?" Friday vs Colorado
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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