Thursday, January 12, 2017
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, January 12, 2017.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 41 games. They have an overall record of 21-15-5 and on the road they have a record of 5-10-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 117 goals and given up 123 goals for a point differential of -6. The Blues have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-20 and an over/under record of 18-16-7. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 20-17-4 including 12-6-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 102 goals and surrendered 105 for a goal differential of -3. The Kings have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-21 while their over/under record sits at 13-21-7.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Blues. He has 20 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Kevin Shattenkirk has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 8 goals on 81 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Jake Allen has 17 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 826 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 745 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Alec Martinez has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Kings. He has 6 goals this season with 79 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 22 goals on 127 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 18 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 829 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 759 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have 47 total points this season. They have scored 117 goals while giving up 123 goals. They have had 133 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Blues have allowed 145 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.22% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Kings have a total of 44 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 118 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 128 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 102 goals scored while they've given up 105 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.21%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 2,153 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,109 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 1,613 attempts while they've given up 1,568 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. They have 1,242 face off wins compared to 1,190 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense St. Louis has 801 hits and they've blocked 541 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 2,448 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,058 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.5% as they have 1,792 shots while they've given up 1,499 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 1,234 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,221 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 559 shot attempts and they have 1,245 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 20-20 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 18-16-7 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 19-21 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 13-21-7 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/05/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body out indefinitely
01/10/17 D Carl Gunnarsson Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/27/16 C Tyler Toffoli Lower Body out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 5 months
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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