St. Louis Blues at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Parlay 10/27/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
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The St. Louis Blues head to PNC Arena to take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, October 27, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blues at +109 and the Hurricanes at -120.
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St. Louis has a record of 7-2-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 4-2-1. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've tallied 34 goals and surrendered 26 goals for a point differential of +8. For the year they have an ATS mark of 7-3-0 and an over/under record of 6-4-0. Carolina has a record of 3-3-1, including 1-1-1 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 18 goals and have given up 21 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 3-4-0 while their over/under mark is 4-3-0.
Valuable St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 7-3-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 3-4-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/26/17 D Carl Gunnarsson Personal is "?" Friday vs. Carolina
10/07/17 LW Zachary Sanford Shoulder IR (10/01)
10/03/17 D Jay Bouwmeester Ankle IR (10/01)
09/27/17 C Robby Fabbri ACL IR (10/01)
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/05/17 RW Lee Stempniak Hip IR (10/02)
Jake Allen has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Blues. He has 251 shots against him and he's surrendered 22 goals. He's made 229 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Brayden Schenn has scored 9 total points this year for the Blues. He has 2 goals this season with 29 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 19.8 minutes played per contest. Vladimir Tarasenko averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 5 goals on 36 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the year.
Jeff Skinner has 6 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 5 goals this year with 23 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 1 assist on the year and averages 17.4 minutes played per contest. Scott Darling has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has 154 shots against him and he's given up 16 goals. He's made 138 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Jordan Staal averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 2 goals on 17 attempts. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 5 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues have given up 40 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75% this season. That is 28th in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.63% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 7th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Blues are 3rd overall with 15 total points this year. They are 4th in the league with 34 goals and 15th in goals allowed with 26. They've had 38 power play chances and scored 7 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Hurricanes are 29th with a total of 18 goals scored while they are 29th with 21 goals surrendered this season. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.69%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 21st in the league. The Hurricanes have a total of 7 points this season, which is 25th in the NHL. They have had 5 power play goals on 30 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 17th overall. They've given up 19 power play opportunities and surrendered 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 18th when short-handed.
St. Louis is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.7%, as they've attempted 554 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 607 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.4% as they have 432 attempts while they have given up 442 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 19th in the league. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 47.7% of the time, which is 26th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.3% for the season. That is 5th overall in the NHL. They have 287 face-off wins compared to 317 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.5%. That ranks them 22nd in the league. On defense St. Louis has 243 hits and they have blocked 165 shots from the opposition, putting them 3rd overall.
The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 59.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 40.1% for the year. That ranks them 1st and 31st respectively in the NHL. They have 215 face-off wins as opposed to 212 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That is 18th in the league. On defense Carolina has 105 hits and they've blocked 85 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 31st in blocked shots. Carolina is ranked 2nd in Corsi percentage with 55.4% as they've tried 462 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 372 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 5th in the NHL at 53.5%, as they have 330 shots while they've given up 287 attempts on defense.
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