Saturday, February 11, 2017
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -162 and the Oilers at +152. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 55 games. They have an overall record of 33-17-5 and on the road they have a record of 15-10-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 156 goals and given up 144 goals for a point differential of +12. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-22 and an over/under record of 22-22-11. Edmonton shows up with a record of 29-18-8 including 13-9-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 141 for a goal differential of +15. The Oilers have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-26 while their over/under record sits at 19-32-4.
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Patrick Kane has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 17 goals this season with 195 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 18 goals on 87 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 21 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,112 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 1,020 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 60 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 18 goals this season with 163 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 20 goals on 120 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 27 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,439 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,326 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blackhawks have 71 total points this season. They have scored 156 goals while giving up 144 goals. They have had 164 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Blackhawks have allowed 146 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.56% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 170 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 157 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 141 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.05%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 3,074 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,046 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.8% as they have 2,179 attempts while they've given up 2,285 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 1,530 face off wins compared to 1,639 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.3%. On defense Chicago has 801 hits and they've blocked 761 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 3,174 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,056 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 2,372 shots while they've given up 2,248 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.2% as they've compiled 1,572 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,760 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 808 shot attempts and they have 1,345 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 31-22 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 22-22-11 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 25-26 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 19-32-4 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
01/30/17 D Michal Rozsival Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Ankle out 3 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
02/04/17 D Matthew Benning Nose is downgraded to out indefinitely
01/31/17 C Jujhar Khaira Wrist out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton +152
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