Saturday, March 18, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The St. Louis Blues head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blues at -210 and the Coyotes at +175. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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St. Louis comes into this game having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 37-28-5 and away from home they have a record of 17-17-1. The currently are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 194 goals and surrendered 193 goals for a point differential of +1. The Blues have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-33 and an over/under record of 30-30-10. Arizona shows up with a record of 26-35-9 including 16-15-5 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 172 goals and surrendered 224 for a goal differential of -52. The Coyotes have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-44 while their over/under record sits at 27-34-9.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Blues. He has 34 goals this season with 229 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 14 goals on 95 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Jake Allen has 26 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,321 shots against him and has given up 119 goals. He has made 1,202 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 10 goals this season with 127 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 24.5 minutes played per game. Radim Vrbata has averaged 17.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 17 goals on 204 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Mike Smith has 18 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,538 shots against him and has given up 134 goals. He has made 1,404 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have 79 total points this season. They have scored 194 goals while giving up 193 goals. They have had 201 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues have allowed 229 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 9.99% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Coyotes have a total of 61 points on the season. They have 31 power play goals on 211 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 229 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 172 goals scored while they've given up 224 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.67%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.3% as they've attempted 3,609 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,705 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.7% as they have 2,698 attempts while they've given up 2,731 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 2,094 face off wins compared to 2,041 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense has 1,473 hits and they've blocked 974 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 3,758 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,440 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.3% as they have 2,811 shots while they've given up 3,399 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 45.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.5% as they've compiled 2,101 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,233 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,041 shot attempts and they have 1,828 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 36-33 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 30-30-10 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 20-44 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 27-34-9 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
03/16/17 RW Dmitrij Jaskin Shoulder out indefinitely
02/05/17 C Robby Fabbri Knee out for season
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
03/17/17 RW Shane Doan Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. St. Louis
03/14/17 C Alexander Burmistrov Concussion out indefinitely
03/03/17 D Kevin Connauton Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis -210
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