Friday, March 25, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Friday, March 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +256 and the Blues at -290. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 72 games. They have an overall record of 27-33-12 and on the road they have a record of 14-14-7. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 167 goals and given up 207 goals for a point differential of -40. The Canucks have 12 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-7-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-45 and an over/under record of 27-29-16. St. Louis shows up with a record of 43-22-9 including 21-11-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 195 goals and surrendered 185 for a goal differential of +10. The Blues have 9 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 41-31 while their over/under record sits at 28-36-10.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 26 goals this season with 235 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 11 goals on 87 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 15 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,451 shots against him and has given up 121 goals. He has made 1,330 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Blues. He has 34 goals this season with 264 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Backes has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 19 goals on 153 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Jake Allen has 24 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,212 shots against him and has given up 100 goals. He has made 1,112 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 66 total points this season. They have scored 163 goals while giving up 204 goals. They have had 218 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Canucks have allowed 221 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.92% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have a total of 95 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 212 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 257 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 190 goals scored while they've given up 181 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.52%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 3,718 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,063 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.4% as they have 2,808 attempts while they've given up 3,111 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 1,935 face off wins compared to 2,353 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 45.1%. On defense Vancouver has 1,331 hits and they've blocked 952 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 4,027 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,052 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.2% as they have 3,048 shots while they've given up 3,023 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 49% and their defensive zone percentage is 51% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.4% as they've compiled 2,347 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,221 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 1,029 shot attempts and they have 1,743 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-45 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-29-16 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 41-31 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 28-36-10 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/24/16 LW Daniel Sedin Back is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Nashville
03/24/16 RW Jannik Hansen Ribs is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Nashville
03/24/16 LW Sven Baertschi Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Nashville
03/22/16 D Christopher Tanev Back "?" Thursday vs Nashville
03/22/16 RW Derek Dorsett Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Nashville
03/22/16 RW Radim Vrbata Knee out for season
03/22/16 D Yannick Weber Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Nashville
03/15/16 C Markus Granlund Upper Body out indefinitely
03/15/16 D Luca Sbisa Shoulder out indefinitely
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out for season
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out for season
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out indefinitely
03/13/16 LW Alexander Steen Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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