Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues NHL Parlay 4/4/2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to Scottrade Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +193 and the Blues at -215.
Chicago has a record of 32-37-10 this year and away from home they have a record of 14-20-5-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've tallied 223 goals and surrendered 245 goals for a point differential of -22. For the year they have an ATS mark of 32-47-0 and an over/under record of 36-39-0. St. Louis has a record of 43-30-6, including 24-16-0-0 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 217 goals and have given up 212 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 43-36-0 while their over/under mark is 32-46-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 32-47-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 36-39-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 43-36-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 32-46-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/27/17 GO Corey Crawford Concussion IR (12/26)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Concussion IR (10/03)
04/02/18 C Jonathan Toews Upper Body is upgraded to probable Wednesday
03/30/18 GO Anton Forsberg Undisclosed is out for season
03/30/18 LW John Hayden Upper Body is "?" Wednesday vs St Louis
03/10/18 LW Anthony Duclair Knee is out indefinitely
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
09/27/17 C Robby Fabbri ACL IR (10/01)
04/03/18 LW Nikita Soshnikov Upper Body is "?" Wednesday vs Chicago
04/02/18 RW Scottie Upshall Kidney is out indefinitely
03/23/18 D Carl Gunnarsson ACL is out for season
03/05/18 D Jay Bouwmeester Hip is out for season
Player SpotlightCollin Delia has 1 win and 1 loss this season in goal for the Blackhawks. He has 63 shots against him and he's surrendered 7 goals. He's made 56 stops for a save percentage of 89%. Patrick Kane has scored 74 total points this year for the Blackhawks. He has 27 goals this season with 278 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 47 assists on the year and averages 20.3 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Toews averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 20 goals on 211 attempts. He has 32 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the year.
Vladimir Tarasenko has 64 total points this season for the Blues. He has 32 goals this year with 296 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 32 assists on the year and averages 19.3 minutes played per contest. Jake Allen has 27 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has 1,551 shots against him and he's given up 145 goals. He's made 1,406 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Brayden Schenn averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 26 goals on 201 attempts. He has 39 assists, giving him a total of 65 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Blackhawks have given up 229 power play opportunities and surrendered 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79% this season. That is 20th in the league. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.21% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 19th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Blackhawks are 23rd overall with 74 total points this year. They are 22nd in the league with 223 goals and 11th in goals allowed with 245. They've had 265 power play chances and scored 42 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 29th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Blues are 24th with a total of 217 goals scored while they are 27th with 212 goals surrendered this season. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.43%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 15th in the league. The Blues have a total of 92 points this season, which is 17th in the NHL. They have had 37 power play goals on 241 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 30th overall. They've given up 225 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 17th when short-handed.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 52.6% as they've tried 5,133 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,623 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 4th in Corsi percentage. They are 10th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.1% as they have 3,640 shots while they've given up 3,489 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 56.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.9% for the year. That puts them 2nd and 30th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,399 face-off wins as opposed to 2,443 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 13th overall in the NHL. On defense Chicago has 1,350 hits and they've blocked 1,134 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 22nd in the league.
The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the year. That ranks them 16th and 20th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,382 face-off wins as opposed to 2,331 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That is 12th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 1,817 hits and they've blocked 1,228 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 8th in blocked shots. St. Louis is ranked 14th in Corsi percentage with 51.4% as they've tried 4,665 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,408 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 3rd in the NHL at 52.6%, as they have 3,531 shots while they've given up 3,180 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. Louis -215 and under 5.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. Louis -215 and under 5.5 total goals
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