Sunday, March 19, 2017
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +122 and the Blackhawks at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 20-46-3 and on the road they have a record of 9-24-1. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 134 goals and given up 223 goals for a point differential of -89. The Avalanche have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-49 and an over/under record of 26-32-11. Chicago shows up with a record of 45-20-5 including 23-9-4 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 210 goals and surrendered 174 for a goal differential of +36. The Blackhawks have a record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 42-25 while their over/under record sits at 32-27-11.
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Matt Duchene has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 17 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 14 goals on 219 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 13 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,195 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,089 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 77 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 31 goals this season with 256 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 46 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 18 goals on 168 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 28 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,440 shots against him and has given up 115 goals. He has made 1,325 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have 43 total points this season. They have scored 134 goals while giving up 223 goals. They have had 207 power play opportunities and have scored 27 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Avalanche have allowed 240 power play opportunities and given up 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.00% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 95 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 197 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 181 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 210 goals scored while they've given up 174 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.93%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've attempted 3,598 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,902 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.3% as they have 2,688 attempts while they've given up 2,989 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.2% for the season. They have 2,225 face off wins compared to 1,920 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.7%. On defense has 1,460 hits and they've blocked 913 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 3,950 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,961 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.2% as they have 2,838 shots while they've given up 2,930 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 52.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 1,919 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,080 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,031 shot attempts and they have 1,001 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 20-49 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 26-32-11 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 42-25 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 32-27-11 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
03/18/17 RW Marian Hossa Lower Body expected to miss Saturday vs. Toronto
03/15/17 C Artem Anisimov Leg expected to miss 3-4 weeks.
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago -135
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