Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +104 and the Rangers at -128. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 5-2-2 and on the road they have a record of 2-1-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 22 goals and given up 21 goals for a point differential of +1. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-4 and an over/under record of 2-5-2. New York shows up with a record of 6-3-0 including 5-1-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 35 goals and surrendered 22 for a goal differential of +13. Their record against the spread is 6-3 while their over/under record sits at 5-3-1.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Blues. He has 4 goals this season with 41 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 3 goals on 15 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Jake Allen has 4 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Blues. He has had 169 shots against him and has given up 13 goals. He has made 156 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Mika Zibanejad has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 2 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 4 goals on 20 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 171 shots against him and has given up 17 goals. He has made 154 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blues have 12 total points this season. They have scored 22 goals while giving up 21 goals. They have had 35 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Blues have allowed 33 power play opportunities and given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 94%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.40% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have a total of 12 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 32 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 25 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 35 goals scored while they've given up 22 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.24%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 51.8% as they've attempted 488 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 454 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.3% as they have 365 attempts while they've given up 333 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season. They have 264 face off wins compared to 254 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense St. Louis has 168 hits and they've blocked 121 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 537 shots at full strength and they've given up 464 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.5% as they have 410 shots while they've given up 329 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 272 face off wins this season and they have suffered 267 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 135 shot attempts and they have 189 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 5-4 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 2-5-2 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 6-3 straight up
The New York Rangers are 5-3-1 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/29/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee out indefinitely
New York Rangers Injuries
10/31/16 LW Chris Kreider Neck is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. St. Louis
10/27/16 RW Josh Jooris Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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