Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Consol Energy Center
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The St. Louis Blues head to Consol Energy Center to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blues at +184 and the Penguins at -205. The over/under has been set at 6.
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St. Louis comes into this game having played 47 games. They have an overall record of 23-19-5 and away from home they have a record of 7-12-1. The currently are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 134 goals and surrendered 147 goals for a point differential of -13. The Blues have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-24 and an over/under record of 22-18-7. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 30-11-5 including 20-2-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 169 goals and surrendered 134 for a goal differential of +35. The Penguins have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-16 while their over/under record sits at 30-12-4.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Blues. He has 20 goals this season with 153 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 26 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 12% by scoring 11 goals on 95 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Jake Allen has 17 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 851 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 763 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
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Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 22 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 28 goals on 134 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 826 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 747 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blues have 51 total points this season. They have scored 134 goals while giving up 147 goals. They have had 149 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues have allowed 165 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.28% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Penguins have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 156 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 159 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 169 goals scored while they've given up 134 goals to this point. They average 35 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.60%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 2,465 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,393 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.9% as they have 1,843 attempts while they've given up 1,778 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,435 face off wins compared to 1,366 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.2%. On defense St. Louis has 945 hits and they've blocked 615 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 2,774 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,707 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 2,115 shots while they've given up 1,970 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 1,403 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,535 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 737 shot attempts and they have 1,150 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 22-24 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 22-18-7 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 28-16 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 30-12-4 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
01/21/17 D Jay Bouwmeester Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/28/16 D Brian Dumoulin Jaw expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
01/17/17 C Matt Cullen Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/16/17 D Kris Letang Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis +184
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