Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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The St. Louis Blues head to Honda Center to take on the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blues at +122 and the Ducks at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this game having played 68 games. They have an overall record of 35-27-5 and away from home they have a record of 16-16-1. The currently are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 189 goals and surrendered 190 goals for a point differential of -1. The Blues have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-32 and an over/under record of 30-29-9. Anaheim shows up with a record of 36-23-10 including 22-8-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 181 goals and surrendered 174 for a goal differential of +7. The Ducks have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-33 while their over/under record sits at 23-30-16.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Blues. He has 32 goals this season with 217 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 13 goals on 88 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Jake Allen has 25 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,260 shots against him and has given up 116 goals. He has made 1,144 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Ryan Kesler has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 20 goals this season with 162 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 13 goals on 119 shots. He has 43 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. John Gibson has 23 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,336 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,231 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have 75 total points this season. They have scored 186 goals while giving up 189 goals. They have had 193 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues have allowed 219 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.04% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Ducks have a total of 82 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 210 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 239 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 181 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 8.86%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.4% as they've attempted 3,424 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,513 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.7% as they have 2,569 attempts while they've given up 2,600 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 1,994 face off wins compared to 1,946 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense has 1,393 hits and they've blocked 913 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 3,842 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,876 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 2,899 shots while they've given up 2,930 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 48.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 54.8% as they've compiled 2,274 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,879 face off losses. On defense has blocked 946 shot attempts and they have 1,836 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 35-32 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 30-29-9 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 33-33 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 23-30-16 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
03/13/17 RW Dmitrij Jaskin Shoulder injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Anaheim
02/05/17 C Robby Fabbri Knee out for season
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/29/16 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal out indefinitely
11/17/16 LW Nicolas Kerdiles Concussion out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
03/12/17 GO John Gibson Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. St. Louis
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis +122
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