Monday, January 2, 2017
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Monday, January 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -103 and the Blues at -117. The over/under has been set at 5.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 39 games. They have an overall record of 23-11-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-7-1. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 108 goals and given up 94 goals for a point differential of +14. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 21-16 and an over/under record of 11-19-9. St. Louis shows up with a record of 19-13-5 including 14-3-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 104 goals and surrendered 110 for a goal differential of -6. The Blues have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-18 while their over/under record sits at 15-16-6.
Artem Anisimov has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 16 goals this season with 61 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 26%. He has a total of 13 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 9% by scoring 11 goals on 126 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 720 shots against him and has given up 52 goals. He has made 668 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Kevin Shattenkirk has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Blues. He has 8 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Vladimir Tarasenko has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 16 goals on 129 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Jake Allen has 16 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 764 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 690 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have 51 total points this season. They have scored 108 goals while giving up 94 goals. They have had 121 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Blackhawks have allowed 104 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.57% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have a total of 43 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 116 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 129 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 104 goals scored while they've given up 110 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.92%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 2,153 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,139 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.5% as they have 1,527 attempts while they've given up 1,620 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season. They have 1,110 face off wins compared to 1,182 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense Chicago has 582 hits and they've blocked 519 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 1,947 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,910 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.9% as they have 1,461 shots while they've given up 1,412 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 50.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.1% as they've compiled 1,121 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,071 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 498 shot attempts and they have 722 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 21-16 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 11-19-9 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 18-18 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 15-16-6 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/31/16 C Marcus Kruger Upper Body out indefinitely
12/30/16 RW Marian Hossa Upper Body "?" Monday vs St Louis
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/05/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis -117
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