Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at +150 and the Blackhawks at -166. The over/under has been set at 5.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 21-22-5 and on the road they have a record of 9-14-3. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 130 goals and given up 142 goals for a point differential of -12. The Lightning have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-27 and an over/under record of 23-20-5. Chicago shows up with a record of 30-14-5 including 18-5-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 137 goals and surrendered 122 for a goal differential of +15. The Blackhawks have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-19 while their over/under record sits at 17-21-11.
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Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 17 goals this season with 129 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 7 goals on 86 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 718 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 651 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 15 goals this season with 171 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 18 goals on 78 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 18 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 950 shots against him and has given up 77 goals. He has made 873 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have 47 total points this season. They have scored 130 goals while giving up 142 goals. They have had 174 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Lightning have allowed 161 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.99% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 145 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 126 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 137 goals scored while they've given up 122 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.55%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 2,674 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,556 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 2,014 attempts while they've given up 1,958 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 1,409 face off wins compared to 1,486 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,064 hits and they've blocked 598 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 2,727 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,697 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.9% as they have 1,938 shots while they've given up 2,025 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.9% as they've compiled 1,358 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,479 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 672 shot attempts and they have 740 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 19-27 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 23-20-5 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 28-19 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 17-21-11 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/29/16 C Brayden Point Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
01/21/17 D Jason Garrison Illness "?" Tuesday vs Chicago
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip expected to miss 4 weeks
01/08/17 RW J.T. Brown Head out indefinitely
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/31/16 C Marcus Kruger Hand out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago -166
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