Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Xcel Energy Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +113 and the Wild at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Chicago comes into this game having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 36-18-5 and away from home they have a record of 18-10-1. The currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 172 goals and surrendered 151 goals for a point differential of +21. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 34-23 and an over/under record of 25-23-11. Minnesota shows up with a record of 39-13-6 including 21-7-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 195 goals and surrendered 133 for a goal differential of +62. The Wild have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-19 while their over/under record sits at 29-21-8.
Artem Anisimov has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 21 goals this season with 98 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Patrick Kane has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 20 goals on 209 shots. He has 40 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 22 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,163 shots against him and has given up 96 goals. He has made 1,067 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Eric Staal has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Wild. He has 17 goals this season with 144 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 114 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 32 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,347 shots against him and has given up 89 goals. He has made 1,258 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Blackhawks have 77 total points this season. They have scored 172 goals while giving up 151 goals. They have had 174 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Blackhawks have allowed 157 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.73% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have a total of 84 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 161 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 152 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 195 goals scored while they've given up 133 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.19%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 3,320 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,265 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.3% as they have 2,366 attempts while they've given up 2,438 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season. They have 1,637 face off wins compared to 1,739 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.5%. On defense Chicago has 845 hits and they've blocked 827 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 3,180 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,408 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.7% as they have 2,396 shots while they've given up 2,528 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 50.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.7% as they've compiled 1,816 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,695 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 880 shot attempts and they have 898 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 34-23 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 25-23-11 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 36-19 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 29-21-8 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
02/15/17 D Matt Dumba Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago +113
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