St. Louis Blues at New Jersey Devils NHL Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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The St. Louis Blues head to Prudential Center to take on the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blues at -128 and the Devils at +116.
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St. Louis has a record of 11-3-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-2-1. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have tallied 50 goals and surrendered 36 goals for a point differential of +14. For the year they have an ATS mark of 11-4-0 and an over/under record of 8-7-0. New Jersey has a record of 9-3-1 including 4-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 49 goals and have given up 42 for a goal differential of +7. Their record against the spread is 9-4-0 while their over/under mark is 9-4-0.
Valuable St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 11-4-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 8-7-0 against the over/under this season
Important New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 9-4-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 9-4-0 against the over/under this season
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/06/17 RW Vladimir Tarasenko Upper Body is "?" Tuesday vs. New Jersey
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 New Jersey Devils Injuries
11/05/17 LW Marcus Johansson Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs. St. Louis
11/05/17 D Steven Santini Upper Body is "?" Tuesday vs. St. Louis
11/01/17 RW Kyle Palmieri Foot IR (11/01)
Vladimir Tarasenko has scored 16 total points this year for the Blues. He has 7 goals this season with 60 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 19.5 minutes played per contest. Brayden Schenn averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by tallying 3 goals on 39 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 15 points on the year. Jake Allen has 8 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Blues. He has 369 shots against him and he's surrendered 30 goals. He's made 339 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Jesper Bratt has 12 total points this season for the Devils. He has 5 goals this year with 21 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 15.8 minutes played per contest. Nico Hischier averages 16 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 2 goals on 26 attempts. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the year. Keith Kinkaid has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Devils. He has 134 shots against him and he's given up 13 goals. He's made 121 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues have 23 total points this year, which is 2nd in the NHL. They've scored 50 goals while giving up 36 scores, which has them ranked 5th and 27th respectively. They have had 49 power play chances and scored 8 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 22nd in the league. The Blues have given up 51 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking them 24th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.18% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils are 5th in the league with a total of 19 points this season. They have 11 power play goals on 43 chances for a percentage of 26%. That is 5th in the NHL. They've given up 57 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 18th overall. As a team, the Devils are 6th with a total of 49 goals scored while they've given up 42 goals this season, ranking 15th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 12.53%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 14th overall in the NHL.
St. Louis is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.5%, as they've attempted 890 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 872 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.5% as they have 678 attempts while they have given up 638 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 9th in the league. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time, which is 24th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the season. That is 7th overall in the NHL. They have 438 face-off wins compared to 473 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That ranks them 25th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 370 hits and they have blocked 234 shots from the opposition, putting them 4th overall.
The Devils are 31st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 43.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 56.9% for the season, which is 1st in the NHL. They have 389 face-off wins compared to 454 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.1%. That is 30th in the league. On defense New Jersey has 271 hits and they have blocked 187 shots from the opposition, which is 24th in the league. New Jersey is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 45.8% as they've attempted 696 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 822 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 46.3% ranks 29th as they have 547 attempts while they have given up 635 shots on the defensive end.
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