Sunday, March 5, 2017
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday, March 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -167 and the Avalanche at +151. The over/under has been set at 5.
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St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 63 games. They have an overall record of 31-27-5 and on the road they have a record of 13-16-1. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 173 goals and given up 182 goals for a point differential of -9. The Blues have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-32 and an over/under record of 28-26-9. Colorado shows up with a record of 17-42-3 including 8-20-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 122 goals and surrendered 205 for a goal differential of -83. The Avalanche have a record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 17-45 while their over/under record sits at 24-28-10.
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Alex Steen has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Blues. He has 12 goals this season with 84 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Vladimir Tarasenko has averaged 18.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 28 goals on 201 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Jake Allen has 22 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,174 shots against him and has given up 112 goals. He has made 1,062 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 199 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 20.2 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 16 goals on 132 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 10 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,028 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 936 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have 67 total points this season. They have scored 173 goals while giving up 182 goals. They have had 185 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues have allowed 211 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.90% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Avalanche have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 186 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 221 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 122 goals scored while they've given up 205 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.98%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've attempted 3,259 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,294 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 2,439 attempts while they've given up 2,438 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. They have 1,884 face off wins compared to 1,841 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense has 1,329 hits and they've blocked 856 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 3,243 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,539 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.3% as they have 2,427 shots while they've given up 2,706 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.3% as they've compiled 2,004 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,754 face off losses. On defense has blocked 833 shot attempts and they have 1,360 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 30-32 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 28-26-9 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 17-45 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 24-28-10 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
02/05/17 C Robby Fabbri Knee out for season
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado +151
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