New York Rangers at Chicago Blackhawks NHL Picks & Predictions 11/15/2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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The New York Rangers head to United Center to take on the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Rangers at +118 and the Blackhawks at -130.
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New York has a record of 9-7-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 2-3-0. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 60 goals and surrendered 59 goals for a point differential of +1. For the year they have an ATS mark of 9-9-0 and an over/under record of 11-6-0. Chicago has a record of 8-8-2 including 4-4-1 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 53 goals and have given up 49 for a goal differential of +4. Their record against the spread is 8-10-0 while their over/under mark is 9-8-0.
Valuable New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 9-9-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 11-6-0 against the over/under this season
Important Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 8-10-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 9-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Rangers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/13/17 RW Jordin Tootoo Upper Body IR (10/03)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
Mats Zuccarello has scored 13 total points this year for the Rangers. He has 3 goals this season with 34 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 19.2 minutes played per contest. Kevin Shattenkirk averages 21.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 5 goals on 34 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 17 points on the year. Henrik Lundqvist has 8 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Rangers. He has 443 shots against him and he's surrendered 42 goals. He's made 401 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Jonathan Toews has 11 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 4 goals this year with 51 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 20 minutes played per contest. Patrick Kane averages 20 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 6 goals on 59 attempts. He has 11 assists, giving him a total of 17 points on the year. Corey Crawford has 7 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has 456 shots against him and he's given up 31 goals. He's made 425 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rangers have 20 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 60 goals while giving up 59 scores, which has them ranked 6th and 7th respectively. They have had 66 power play chances and scored 17 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 3rd in the league. The Rangers have given up 59 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 13th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.19% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks are 18th in the league with a total of 18 points this season. They have 11 power play goals on 77 chances for a percentage of 14%. That is 27th in the NHL. They've given up 68 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 10th overall. As a team, the Blackhawks are 12th with a total of 53 goals scored while they've given up 49 goals this season, ranking 20th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.63%. As a unit they give up 34 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 4th overall in the NHL.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they've tried 1,028 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,022 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 15th in Corsi percentage. They are 10th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.5% as they have 790 shots while they've given up 774 attempts on defense. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the year. That puts them 11th and 21st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 554 face-off wins as opposed to 534 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.9%. That is 14th overall in the NHL. On defense New York has 380 hits and they've blocked 248 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 17th in the league.
The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 56.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.3% for the year. That ranks them 2nd and 29th respectively in the NHL. They have 562 face-off wins as opposed to 604 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.2%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Chicago has 361 hits and they've blocked 258 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. Chicago is ranked 4th in Corsi percentage with 51.6% as they've tried 1,165 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,091 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 16th in the NHL at 49.7%, as they have 823 shots while they've given up 833 attempts on defense.
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