Thursday, December 1, 2016
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at +144 and the Blues at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 24 games. They have an overall record of 13-10-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-7-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 71 goals and given up 65 goals for a point differential of +6. The Lightning have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-11 and an over/under record of 10-10-4. St. Louis shows up with a record of 13-7-3 including 10-1-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 62 goals and surrendered 63 for a goal differential of -1. The Blues have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-10 while their over/under record sits at 9-10-4.
Victor Hedman has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 5 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 11 goals on 64 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 7 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 459 shots against him and has given up 45 goals. He has made 414 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Paul Stastny has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Blues. He has 6 goals this season with 37 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Vladimir Tarasenko has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 10 goals on 83 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Jake Allen has 11 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 459 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 418 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have 27 total points this season. They have scored 71 goals while giving up 65 goals. They have had 86 power play opportunities and have scored 20 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Lightning have allowed 73 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.87% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have a total of 29 points on the season. They have 17 power play goals on 79 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 89 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 62 goals scored while they've given up 63 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.09%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 1,312 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,287 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 995 attempts while they've given up 998 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 736 face off wins compared to 762 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.1%. On defense Tampa Bay has 486 hits and they've blocked 289 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 1,251 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,164 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.6% as they have 950 shots while they've given up 856 attempts on defense. The Blues 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 50.7% as they've compiled 681 face off wins this season and they have suffered 661 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 308 shot attempts and they have 449 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 12-11 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 10-10-4 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 12-10 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 9-10-4 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/29/16 D Anton Stralman Upper Body "?" Thursday vs St Louis
11/29/16 RW Ryan Callahan Lower Body "?" Thursday vs St Louis
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/28/16 LW Alexander Steen Concussion "?" Thursday vs Tampa Bay
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body is upgraded to "?" Thursday vs Tampa Bay
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis -160
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