Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +118 and the Bruins at -147. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 10-6-3 and on the road they have a record of 2-5-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 47 goals and given up 51 goals for a point differential of -4. The Blues have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-9 and an over/under record of 5-10-4. Boston shows up with a record of 11-7-0 including 4-3-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 45 goals and surrendered 40 for a goal differential of +5. The Bruins have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-7 while their over/under record sits at 6-10-2.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Blues. He has 7 goals this season with 71 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 4 goals on 28 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Jake Allen has 8 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 366 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 333 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 6 goals this season with 45 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 10 goals on 48 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 11 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 350 shots against him and has given up 19 goals. He has made 331 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Blues have 23 total points this season. They have scored 47 goals while giving up 51 goals. They have had 66 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Blues have allowed 77 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.33% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have a total of 22 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 58 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 68 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 45 goals scored while they've given up 40 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.69%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 52.3% as they've attempted 1,040 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 949 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53% as they have 788 attempts while they've given up 698 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 568 face off wins compared to 541 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.2%. On defense St. Louis has 363 hits and they've blocked 251 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 1,068 shots at full strength and they've given up 966 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.1% as they have 798 shots while they've given up 704 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 52.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.3% as they've compiled 606 face off wins this season and they have suffered 530 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 262 shot attempts and they have 340 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 10-9 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 5-10-4 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 10-7 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 6-10-2 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/19/16 LW Alexander Steen Concussion "?" Tuesday vs Boston
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/19/16 RW David Pastrnak Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs St Louis
11/10/16 C Noel Acciari Leg out indefinitely
10/12/16 D Kevan Miller Thumb expected to miss 6 weeks
10/10/16 C Frank Vatrano Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Boston -147
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