Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +118 and the Canucks at +200. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 49-24-9 last season and on the road they had a record of 25-11-5. They finished 2nd in the Central Division. They scored 224 goals and gave up 201 goals for a point differential of +23. The Blues had 9 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 8-2-0. For the season they had an ATS record of 47-32 and an over/under record of 32-40-10. Vancouver had a regular season record of 31-38-13 including 15-21-5 at home last season. They were 6th in the Pacific Division. They scored 191 goals and surrendered 243 for a goal differential of -52. The Canucks had 13 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 30-51 while their over/under record sat at 31-30-21.
Vladimir Tarasenko accumulated 74 total points last season for the Blues. He had 40 goals last year with 292 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 34 assists on the season and averaged 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 10 goals on 103 shots. He had 39 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Jake Allen had 26 wins and 15 losses last season in net for the Blues. He had 1,260 shots against him and gave up 101 goals. He made 1,159 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Daniel Sedin accumulated 61 total points last season for the Canucks. He had 28 goals last year with 258 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 33 assists on the season and averaged 18 minutes played per game. Brandon Sutter averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 5 goals on 45 shots. He had 4 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Ryan Miller had 17 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He had 1,634 shots against him and gave up 137 goals. He made 1,497 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blues had 107 total points last season. They scored 224 goals while giving up 201 goals. They had 237 power play opportunities and scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues allowed 276 power play opportunities and gave up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 9.05% for the season. They allowed 30 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks had a total of 75 points on the season. They had 39 power play goals on 247 opportunities for a percentage of 16%. They allowed 249 power play opportunities and gave up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blues had a total of 191 goals scored while they gave up 243 goals during the campaign. They averaged 28 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.26%. As a team they gave up 32 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
St. Louis had a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they attempted 4,465 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,455 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 50.5% as they had 3,392 attempts while they gave up 3,328 shots on the defensive end. The Blues started possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 51.5% for the season. They had 2,579 face off wins compared to 2,452 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 51.3%. On defense St. Louis had 1,937 hits and they blocked 1,127 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver attempted 4,216 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,661 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 47.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 46.8% as they had 3,167 shots while they gave up 3,603 attempts on defense. The Canucks had an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage was 49.3% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 45.4% as they compiled 2,223 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,669 face off losses. On defense Vancouver blocked 1,058 shot attempts and they had 1,533 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues were 47-32 straight up last season
The St. Louis Blues were 32-40-10 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks were 30-51 straight up last season
The Vancouver Canucks were 31-30-21 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/17/16 C Jori Lehtera Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Vancouver
10/17/16 C Kyle Brodziak Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Vancouver
10/09/16 LW Jaden Schwartz Elbow out indefinitely
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver
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