Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks NHL Picks & Parlay 10/12/2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017
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The Minnesota Wild head to United Center to take on the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Wild at +132 and the Blackhawks at -182.
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Minnesota has a record of 0-1-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 0-1-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've tallied 6 goals and surrendered 9 goals for a point differential of -3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 0-2-0 and an over/under record of 2-0-0. Chicago has a record of 3-0-1, including 2-0-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 21 goals and have given up 7 for a goal differential of +14. Their record against the spread is 3-1-0 while their over/under mark is 3-1-0.
Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 0-2-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Important Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 3-1-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/07/17 RW Mikael Granlund Groin out indefinitely
10/05/17 LW Zach Parise Back out indefinitely
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/09/17 LW Nick Schmaltz Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Minnesota
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Skin Rash out indefinitely
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Ankle out indefinitely
Devan Dubnyk has 0 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Wild. He has 31 shots against him and he's surrendered 4 goals. He's made 27 stops for a save percentage of 87%. Eric Staal has scored 2 total points this year for the Wild. He has 1 goal this season with 10 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 1 assist on the year and averages 20 minutes played per contest. Chris Stewart averages 11 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 100% by tallying 2 goals on 2 attempts. He has 1 assist, giving him a total of 3 points on the year.
Jonathan Toews has 5 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 2 goals this year with 8 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 3 assists on the year and averages 19.5 minutes played per contest. Corey Crawford has 3 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has 104 shots against him and he's given up 3 goals. He's made 101 saves for a save percentage of 97%. Patrick Kane averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 2 goals on 11 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have given up 10 power play opportunities and surrendered 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 70% this season. That is 28th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.09% for the year. They allow 37 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, ranking them 20th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Wild are 30th overall with 1 total point this year. They are 27th in the league with 6 goals and 14th in goals allowed with 9. They've had 7 power play chances and scored 1 goal on those opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That is 18th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Blackhawks are 1st with a total of 21 goals scored while they are 22nd with 7 goals surrendered this season. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 17.65%. As a unit they give up 37 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 95%, putting them 4th in the league. The Blackhawks have a total of 7 points this season, which is 2nd in the NHL. They have had 3 power play goals on 16 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 14th overall. They've given up 15 power play opportunities and surrendered 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%, ranking 12th when short-handed.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they've tried 113 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 126 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 25th in Corsi percentage. They are 24th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 46.2% as they have 86 shots while they've given up 100 attempts on defense. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the year. That puts them 21st and 12th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 69 face-off wins as opposed to 56 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.2%. That is 7th overall in the NHL. On defense Minnesota has 45 hits and they've blocked 26 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 26th in the league.
The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the year. That ranks them 20th and 11th respectively in the NHL. They have 125 face-off wins as opposed to 135 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That is 22nd in the league. On defense Chicago has 89 hits and they've blocked 63 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 2nd in blocked shots. Chicago is ranked 27th in Corsi percentage with 44.1% as they've tried 207 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 262 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 28th in the NHL at 42.7%, as they have 148 shots while they've given up 199 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +132 and over 5.5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +132 and over 5.5 total goals
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