Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -172 and the Avalanche at +138. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 46 games. They have an overall record of 27-14-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-9-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 126 goals and given up 116 goals for a point differential of +10. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-19 and an over/under record of 15-20-11. Colorado shows up with a record of 13-27-1 including 5-15-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 82 goals and surrendered 137 for a goal differential of -55. The Avalanche have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 13-28 while their over/under record sits at 16-20-5.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 14 goals this season with 160 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 33 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 24% by scoring 18 goals on 74 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 16 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 899 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 828 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 13 goals this season with 89 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 11 goals on 136 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 719 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 648 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have 59 total points this season. They have scored 126 goals while giving up 116 goals. They have had 140 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Blackhawks have allowed 119 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.33% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have a total of 27 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 138 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 158 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 82 goals scored while they've given up 137 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.04%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 2,574 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,541 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.8% as they have 1,826 attempts while they've given up 1,917 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 1,291 face off wins compared to 1,382 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.3%. On defense Chicago has 708 hits and they've blocked 624 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 2,108 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,367 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.9% as they have 1,577 shots while they've given up 1,788 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.4% as they've compiled 1,338 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,169 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 579 shot attempts and they have 925 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 25-19 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 15-20-11 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 13-28 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 16-20-5 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/31/16 C Marcus Kruger Hand out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago -172
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