Carolina Hurricanes at St. Louis Blues NHL Picks & Predictions 11/6/2018
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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The Carolina Hurricanes head to Enterprise Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Hurricanes at +104 and the Blues at -136.
Carolina has a record of 6-6-2 this year. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 39 goals and surrendered 41 goals for a point differential of -2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 6-8-0 and an over/under record of 5-9-0. St. Louis has a record of 4-5-3 this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They have scored 42 goals and given up 47 for a goal differential of -5. Their record against the spread is 4-8-0 while their over/under mark is 8-3-0.
Valuable Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 6-8-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 5-9-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 4-8-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 8-3-0 against the over/under this season
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/03/18 C Victor Rask Hand IR (10/03)
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/05/18 C Brayden Schenn Undisclosed left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Carolina
10/25/18 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body IR (10/25)
10/04/18 LW Erik Foley Concussion is out indefinitely
10/04/18 GO Luke Opilka Hip is out indefinitely
Micheal Ferland has scored 11 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 7 goals this season with 54 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 4 assists on the year and averages 16.6 minutes played per contest. Sebastian Aho averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 4 goals on 38 attempts. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 17 points on the year. Petr Mrazek has 3 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 184 shots against him and he's surrendered 22 goals. He's made 162 stops for a save percentage of 88%.
Ryan O'Reilly has 16 total points this season for the Blues. He has 4 goals this year with 34 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Vladimir Tarasenko averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 6 goals on 53 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the year. Jake Allen has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has 340 shots against him and he's given up 41 goals. He's made 299 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes have 14 total points this year, which is 20th in the NHL. They've scored 39 goals while giving up 41 scores, which has them ranked 22nd and 16th respectively. They have had 51 power play chances and scored 6 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 12%. That is 29th in the league. The Hurricanes have given up 49 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 69%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 42 shots per contest and as a team shoot 6.67% for the year. They allow 25 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 88%, which is 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues are 28th in the league with a total of 11 points this season. They have 15 power play goals on 48 chances for a percentage of 31%. That is 3rd in the NHL. They've given up 40 power play opportunities and surrendered 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 16th overall. As a team, the Blues are 16th with a total of 42 goals scored while they've given up 47 goals this season, ranking 9th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.26%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 88%, putting them 29th overall in the NHL.
Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 61.6%, as they've attempted 1,060 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 662 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 61.6% as they have 793 attempts while they have given up 495 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 1st in the league. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 61.2% of the time, which is 1st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 38.8% for the season. That is 31st overall in the NHL. They have 474 face-off wins compared to 419 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.1%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Carolina has 353 hits and they have blocked 167 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Blues are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.9% for the season, which is 9th in the NHL. They have 415 face-off wins compared to 335 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.3%. That is 1st in the league. On defense St. Louis has 247 hits and they have blocked 196 shots from the opposition, which is 15th in the league. St. Louis is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.7% as they've attempted 656 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 719 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.7% ranks 22nd as they have 497 attempts while they have given up 523 shots on the defensive end.
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