Sunday, January 24, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, January 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +144 and the Blackhawks at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.
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St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 28-15-8 and on the road they have a record of 12-7-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 129 goals and given up 126 goals for a point differential of +3. Chicago shows up with a record of 32-15-4 including 20-5-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 145 goals and surrendered 117 for a goal differential of +28.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Blues. He has 25 goals this season with 182 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 21 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 11% by scoring 15 goals on 137 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 42 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%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 72 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 30 goals this season with 181 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 19 goals on 122 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 27 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1216 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 1132 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Blues have 64 total points this season. They have scored 126 goals while giving up 123 goals. They have had 142 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Blues have allowed 168 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.26% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 153 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 141 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 144 goals scored while they've given up 117 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.18%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 25-23 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 18-26-7 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 31-19 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 16-25-9 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
01/23/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body is upgraded to expected to be available Sunday vs. Chicago
01/11/16 LW Magnus Paajarvi 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
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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