Saturday, April 8, 2017
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +100 and the Kings at -120.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 81 games. They have an overall record of 50-23-8 and on the road they have a record of 24-13-3. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 242 goals and given up 210 goals for a point differential of +32. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 46-31 and an over/under record of 37-32-12. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 38-35-7 including 22-16-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 195 goals and surrendered 199 for a goal differential of -4. The Kings have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-42 while their over/under record sits at 23-36-21.
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Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 46-31 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 37-32-12 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 36-42 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 23-36-21 against the over/under
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
04/06/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Personal "?" Saturday vs Los Angeles
03/20/17 C Artem Anisimov Lower Body out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Patrick Kane has accumulated 88 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 34 goals this season with 289 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 54 assists on the season and averages 21.4 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 197 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 32 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,665 shots against him and has given up 135 goals. He has made 1,530 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Kings. He has 12 goals this season with 148 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 20.8 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 246 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 370 shots against him and has given up 29 goals. He has made 341 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 108 total points this season. They have scored 242 goals while giving up 210 goals. They have had 230 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks have allowed 209 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.75% 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 Kings have a total of 83 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 235 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 237 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 195 goals scored while they've given up 199 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.77%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've attempted 4,563 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,593 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.4% as they have 3,304 attempts while they've given up 3,385 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 2,208 face off wins compared to 2,439 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.5%. On defense Chicago has 1,162 hits and they've blocked 1,208 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,900 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,024 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.8% as they have 3,612 shots while they've given up 2,974 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 56.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.7% as they've compiled 2,449 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,377 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 1,050 shot attempts and they have 2,273 hits as a unit.
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