Thursday, April 6, 2017
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The St. Louis Blues travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -125 and the Panthers at +113.
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St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 43-29-7 and on the road they have a record of 20-17-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 221 goals and given up 209 goals for a point differential of +12. The Blues have an overall record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 42-36 and an over/under record of 32-35-12. Florida shows up with a record of 33-35-11 including 18-18-3 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 202 goals and surrendered 231 for a goal differential of -29. The Panthers have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-46 while their over/under record sits at 35-34-10.
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Valuable St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 42-36 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 32-35-12 against the over/under
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 28-46 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 35-34-10 against the over/under
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
04/04/17 D Carl Gunnarsson Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Florida
04/04/17 D Robert Bortuzzo Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Florida
03/23/17 C Paul Stastny Lower Body out indefinitely
02/05/17 C Robby Fabbri Knee out for season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
04/03/17 C Aleksander Barkov Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. St. Louis
04/03/17 GO James Reimer Head "?" Thursday vs. St. Louis
04/03/17 GO Roberto Luongo Hip out indefinitely
03/25/17 D Aaron Ekblad Neck out indefinitely
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Blues. He has 37 goals this season with 269 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 18.4 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 13% by scoring 15 goals on 112 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Jake Allen has 31 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,554 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,421 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Aleksander Barkov has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 21 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 20.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 222 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. James Reimer has 16 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,117 shots against him and has given up 93 goals. He has made 1,024 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues have 93 total points this season. They have scored 221 goals while giving up 209 goals. They have had 223 power play opportunities and have scored 47 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Blues have allowed 255 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.93% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have a total of 77 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 258 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 237 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 202 goals scored while they've given up 231 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.91%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 4,117 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,188 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 3,080 attempts while they've given up 3,089 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 2,349 face off wins compared to 2,319 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense St. Louis has 1,642 hits and they've blocked 1,099 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 4,514 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,203 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 3,492 shots while they've given up 3,311 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.9% as they've compiled 2,310 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,517 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 892 shot attempts and they have 1,637 hits as a unit.
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