Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -240 and the Avalanche at +214.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 50-22-7 and on the road they have a record of 24-12-2. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 239 goals and given up 202 goals for a point differential of +37. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 46-29 and an over/under record of 36-31-12. Colorado shows up with a record of 21-54-3 including 12-25-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 154 goals and surrendered 264 for a goal differential of -110. The Avalanche have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-57 while their over/under record sits at 33-34-11.
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Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 46-29 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 36-31-12 against the over/under
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 20-57 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 33-34-11 against the over/under
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
03/20/17 C Artem Anisimov Lower Body out indefinitely
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Patrick Kane has accumulated 87 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 34 goals this season with 286 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 53 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 20 goals on 195 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 32 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,639 shots against him and has given up 131 goals. He has made 1,508 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 17 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 16 goals on 241 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 14 wins and 29 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,379 shots against him and has given up 130 goals. He has made 1,249 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 107 total points this season. They have scored 239 goals while giving up 202 goals. They have had 224 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks have allowed 202 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.89% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche have a total of 45 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 228 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 264 power play opportunities and have given up 62 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 154 goals scored while they've given up 264 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.13%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 4,453 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,457 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 3,218 attempts while they've given up 3,284 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season. They have 2,160 face off wins compared to 2,370 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense Chicago has 1,144 hits and they've blocked 1,173 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 4,088 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,371 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.5% as they have 3,027 shots while they've given up 3,346 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.6% as they've compiled 2,497 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,158 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 1,025 shot attempts and they have 1,614 hits as a unit.
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