Thursday, March 9, 2017
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The Anaheim Ducks head to United Center to take on the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Ducks at +144 and the Blackhawks at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Anaheim comes into this game having played 66 games. They have an overall record of 34-22-10 and away from home they have a record of 13-14-7. The currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 172 goals and surrendered 168 goals for a point differential of +4. The Ducks have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-32 and an over/under record of 21-29-16. Chicago shows up with a record of 42-18-5 including 22-8-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 198 goals and surrendered 164 for a goal differential of +34. The Blackhawks have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 39-23 while their over/under record sits at 29-25-11.
Ryan Kesler has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 19 goals this season with 155 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 12 goals on 114 shots. He has 40 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. John Gibson has 23 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,301 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 1,200 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Patrick Kane has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 29 goals this season with 236 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 41 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 22 goals on 101 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 26 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,299 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,193 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Ducks have 78 total points this season. They have scored 172 goals while giving up 168 goals. They have had 200 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Ducks have allowed 230 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.78% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 89 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 185 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 169 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Ducks have a total of 198 goals scored while they've given up 164 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.05%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 3,676 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,670 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 2,782 attempts while they've given up 2,779 shots on the defensive end. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. They have 2,167 face off wins compared to 1,791 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 54.7%. On defense has 1,739 hits and they've blocked 891 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 3,690 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,626 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 2,643 shots while they've given up 2,703 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.5% as they've compiled 1,789 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,901 face off losses. On defense has blocked 923 shot attempts and they have 928 hits as a unit.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 31-32 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 21-29-16 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 39-23 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 29-25-11 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/29/16 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal out indefinitely
11/17/16 LW Nicolas Kerdiles Concussion out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
03/07/17 GO John Gibson Lower Body out indefinitely
02/15/17 C Antoine Vermette Suspension expected to miss 10 games; eligible to return March 12 vs Washington
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
03/04/17 LW Nick Schmaltz Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Anaheim
03/04/17 GO Scott Darling Upper Body out indefinitely
03/04/17 D Johnny Oduya Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Anaheim
03/03/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim +144
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