Sunday, January 15, 2017
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The Minnesota Wild travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, January 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +110 and the Blackhawks at -137. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 26-9-5 and on the road they have a record of 12-5-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 130 goals and given up 86 goals for a point differential of +44. The Wild have an overall record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-14 and an over/under record of 16-17-7. Chicago shows up with a record of 27-13-5 including 17-4-4 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 124 goals and surrendered 113 for a goal differential of +11. The Blackhawks have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-18 while their over/under record sits at 15-20-10.
Ryan Suter has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Wild. He has 6 goals this season with 80 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 106 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 22 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 946 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 889 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 12 goals this season with 148 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 18 goals on 73 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 16 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 867 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 799 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have 57 total points this season. They have scored 130 goals while giving up 86 goals. They have had 114 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Wild have allowed 114 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.05% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 59 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 138 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 118 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 124 goals scored while they've given up 113 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.42%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 2,178 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,302 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.8% as they have 1,624 attempts while they've given up 1,703 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. They have 1,267 face off wins compared to 1,175 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.9%. On defense Minnesota has 660 hits and they've blocked 599 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 2,505 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,490 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.6% as they have 1,772 shots while they've given up 1,876 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 1,262 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,357 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 614 shot attempts and they have 687 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 25-14 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 16-17-7 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 25-18 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 15-20-10 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/31/16 C Marcus Kruger Hand out indefinitely
01/14/17 C Artem Anisimov Illness "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota +110
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