Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +122 and the Blues at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.
Montreal comes into this matchup having played 44 games. They have an overall record of 23-18-3 and on the road they have a record of 11-10-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 123 goals and given up 109 goals for a point differential of +14. St. Louis shows up with a record of 25-15-7 including 14-8-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 117 goals and surrendered 118 for a goal differential of -1.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 8 goals this season with 97 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 17 goals on 171 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Mike Condon has 12 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 696 shots against him and has given up 62 goals. He has made 634 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Blues. He has 24 goals this season with 165 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 128 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Jake Allen has 18 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 896 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 828 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have 49 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 108 goals. They have had 145 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Canadiens have allowed 143 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.77% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 133 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 152 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 114 goals scored while they've given up 116 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.00%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 21-21 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 19-18-6 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 22-22 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 16-24-7 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/26/15 D Tom Gilbert Lower Body out indefinitely
01/14/16 RW Devante Smith-Pelly Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs St Louis
01/08/16 GO Carey Price Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/03/16 RW Dale Weise Upper Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
01/15/16 LW Alexander Steen Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Montreal
01/14/16 D Jay Bouwmeester Concussion "?" Saturday vs Montreal
01/11/16 LW Magnus Paajarvi Upper Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/11/16 D Carl Gunnarsson Upper Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/11/16 GO Jake Allen Knee out indefinitely
01/02/16 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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