Thursday, February 2, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -153 and the Coyotes at +138. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 52 games. They have an overall record of 30-16-5 and on the road they have a record of 12-10-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 143 goals and given up 135 goals for a point differential of +8. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-22 and an over/under record of 19-22-11. Arizona shows up with a record of 16-26-6 including 11-12-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 110 goals and surrendered 155 for a goal differential of -45. The Coyotes have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-33 while their over/under record sits at 16-27-6.
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Patrick Kane has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 15 goals this season with 178 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 18 goals on 82 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 18 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 985 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 904 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 9 goals this season with 93 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Radim Vrbata has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 11 goals on 147 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Mike Smith has 11 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 988 shots against him and has given up 82 goals. He has made 906 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have 65 total points this season. They have scored 142 goals while giving up 132 goals. They have had 153 power play opportunities and have scored 27 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks have allowed 133 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.39% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Coyotes have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 144 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 159 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 108 goals scored while they've given up 152 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.95%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 2,850 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,805 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49% as they have 2,025 attempts while they've given up 2,111 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. They have 1,417 face off wins compared to 1,530 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.1%. On defense Chicago has 768 hits and they've blocked 694 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 2,599 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,011 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.7% as they have 1,932 shots while they've given up 2,291 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 46.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.3% as they've compiled 1,424 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,524 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 720 shot attempts and they have 1,303 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 28-22 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 19-22-11 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 12-33 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 16-27-6 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
01/31/17 C Marcus Kruger Illness "?" Thursday vs Arizona
01/30/17 D Michal Rozsival Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/10/16 LW Max Domi Hand out indefinitely
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona +138
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