Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, March 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -125 and the Lightning at +113. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 48-21-6 and on the road they have a record of 23-12-1. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 225 goals and given up 192 goals for a point differential of +33. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 44-27 and an over/under record of 35-29-11. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 36-29-9 including 19-14-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 205 goals and surrendered 206 for a goal differential of -1. The Lightning have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 32-38 while their over/under record sits at 33-34-7.
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Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 44-27 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 35-29-11 against the over/under
Important Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 32-38 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 33-34-7 against the over/under
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
03/20/17 C Artem Anisimov Leg out indefinitely
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
03/26/17 C Cedric Paquette Lower Body "?" Monday vs. Chicago
03/26/17 D Jason Garrison Lower Body "?" Monday vs. Chicago
03/26/17 C Vladislav Namestnikov Lower Body "?" Monday vs. Chicago
03/21/17 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body out indefinitely
03/10/17 C Steven Stamkos Knee out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip out for season
Patrick Kane has accumulated 81 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 33 goals this season with 273 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 48 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 20 goals on 180 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 30 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,545 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,419 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 78 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 38 goals this season with 229 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 40 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 151 shots. He has 47 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 18 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,260 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,154 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 102 total points this season. They have scored 225 goals while giving up 192 goals. They have had 211 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Blackhawks have allowed 192 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.86% 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 Lightning have a total of 81 points on the season. They have 56 power play goals on 255 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 241 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 205 goals scored while they've given up 206 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.21%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 4,249 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,212 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 3,064 attempts while they've given up 3,113 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the season. They have 2,065 face off wins compared to 2,239 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense Chicago has 1,082 hits and they've blocked 1,099 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 4,177 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,951 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 3,142 shots while they've given up 3,043 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 2,172 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,331 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 908 shot attempts and they have 1,630 hits as a unit.
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