Toronto Maple Leafs at St. Louis Blues NHL Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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The Toronto Maple Leafs head to Scottrade Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Maple Leafs at +115 and the Blues at -127.
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Toronto has a record of 8-6-0 this year and away from home they have a record of 4-3-0. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 53 goals and surrendered 49 goals for a point differential of +4. For the year they have an ATS mark of 8-6-0 and an over/under record of 9-4-0. St. Louis has a record of 10-3-1 including 5-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 44 goals and have given up 32 for a goal differential of +12. Their record against the spread is 10-4-0 while their over/under mark is 7-7-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 8-6-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 9-4-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 10-4-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 7-7-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/03/17 GO Carter Hutton Personal is "?" Saturday vs. Toronto
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)
Auston Matthews has scored 18 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 10 goals this season with 44 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. James van Riemsdyk averages 13.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 5 goals on 38 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the year. Frederik Andersen has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 395 shots against him and he's surrendered 39 goals. He's made 356 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has 14 total points this season for the Blues. He has 6 goals this year with 53 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Brayden Schenn averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 3 goals on 38 attempts. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the year. Jake Allen has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has 338 shots against him and he's given up 26 goals. He's made 312 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have 16 total points this year, which is 8th in the NHL. They've scored 53 goals while giving up 49 scores, which has them ranked 2nd and 5th respectively. They have had 48 power play chances and scored 12 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 25%. That is 6th in the league. The Maple Leafs have given up 48 power play opportunities and surrendered 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 14th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.65% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues are 3rd in the league with a total of 21 points this season. They have 7 power play goals on 45 chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 22nd in the NHL. They've given up 49 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking 25th overall. As a team, the Blues are 7th with a total of 44 goals scored while they've given up 32 goals this season, ranking 27th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.59%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 93%, putting them 2nd overall in the NHL.
Toronto is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52%, as they've attempted 868 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 802 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.8% as they have 639 attempts while they have given up 620 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 14th in the league. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time, which is 23rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. That is 14th overall in the NHL. They have 481 face-off wins compared to 433 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That ranks them 5th in the league. On defense Toronto has 320 hits and they have blocked 182 shots from the opposition, putting them 16th overall.
The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 47.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.6% for the year. That ranks them 26th and 6th respectively in the NHL. They have 402 face-off wins as opposed to 443 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.6%. That is 26th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 351 hits and they've blocked 223 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 4th in blocked shots. St. Louis is ranked 19th in Corsi percentage with 50.1% as they've tried 822 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 820 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 12th in the NHL at 51.3%, as they have 630 shots while they've given up 597 attempts on defense.
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