Saturday, February 20, 2016
Gila River Arena
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -130 and the Coyotes at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 34-17-9 and on the road they have a record of 15-8-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 140 goals for a point differential of +7. The Blues have 9 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 34-26 and an over/under record of 19-33-8. Arizona shows up with a record of 27-24-6 including 16-11-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 157 goals and surrendered 174 for a goal differential of -17. The Coyotes have 6 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-30 while their over/under record sits at 28-22-7.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Blues. He has 27 goals this season with 211 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 16 goals on 159 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Brian Elliott has 16 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 883 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 825 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 17 goals this season with 182 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Mikkel Boedker has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 13 goals on 138 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Louis Domingue has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 690 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 632 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have 77 total points this season. They have scored 144 goals while giving up 136 goals. They have had 172 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Blues have allowed 207 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.23% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Coyotes have a total of 60 points on the season. They have 42 power play goals on 215 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 204 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 173 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.85%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.1% as they've attempted 3,186 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,302 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.4% as they have 2,390 attempts while they've given up 2,445 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season. They have 1,869 face off wins compared to 1,813 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.8%. On defense St. Louis has 1,417 hits and they've blocked 857 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 3,022 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,258 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.4% as they have 2,246 shots while they've given up 2,495 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.7% as they've compiled 1,897 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,638 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 763 shot attempts and they have 1,250 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 34-26 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 19-33-8 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 27-30 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 28-22-7 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
02/08/16 D Alex Pietrangelo Knee out indefinitely
01/11/16 GO Jake Allen Knee out indefinitely
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
10/19/15 C Joe Vitale Eye out for season
02/15/16 GO Anders Lindback Achilles likely out for season
02/07/16 C Boyd Gordon Hand out indefinitely
02/02/16 GO Mike Smith Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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