Chicago Blackhawks at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +188 and the Golden Knights at -210.
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Chicago has a record of 24-23-8 this year and away from home they have a record of 12-11-5-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They have tallied 157 goals and surrendered 155 goals for a point differential of +2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 24-31-0 and an over/under record of 23-29-0. Vegas has a record of 36-15-4 including 19-4-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 187 goals and have given up 152 for a goal differential of +35. Their record against the spread is 36-19-0 while their over/under mark is 31-22-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 24-31-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 23-29-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 36-19-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 31-22-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/27/17 GO Corey Crawford Vertigo IR (12/26)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
02/09/18 D Jan Rutta Upper Body IR (02/05)
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
02/10/18 GO Malcolm Subban Upper Body IR (02/10)
02/10/18 LW William Carrier Undisclosed IR (02/07)
01/18/18 LW Tomas Nosek Upper Body IR (01/16)
01/10/18 D Luca Sbisa Hand IR (01/08)
01/05/18 D Jon Merrill Lower Body IR (01/04)
Patrick Kane has scored 53 total points this year for the Blackhawks. He has 21 goals this season with 194 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 32 assists on the year and averages 20.4 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 9% by tallying 15 goals on 159 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 35 points on the year. Jeff Glass has 3 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Blackhawks. He has 368 shots against him and he's surrendered 35 goals. He's made 333 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
James Neal has 37 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 24 goals this year with 158 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 17.4 minutes played per contest. David Perron averages 17.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 13 goals on 90 attempts. He has 36 assists, giving him a total of 49 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 16 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 733 shots against him and he's given up 50 goals. He's made 683 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 56 total points this year, which is 23rd in the NHL. They've scored 157 goals while giving up 155 scores, which has them ranked 21st and 22nd respectively. They have had 201 power play chances and scored 31 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the league. The Blackhawks have given up 168 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 7th when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.28% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 3rd in the league with a total of 76 points this season. They have 36 power play goals on 172 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 13th in the NHL. They've given up 161 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 12th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 4th with a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 152 goals this season, ranking 24th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.34%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 17th overall in the NHL.
Chicago is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.3%, as they've attempted 3,646 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,193 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.5% as they have 2,563 attempts while they have given up 2,418 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 5th in the league. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 57.2% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.8% for the season. That is 31st overall in the NHL. They have 1,684 face-off wins compared to 1,729 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That ranks them 19th in the league. On defense Chicago has 978 hits and they have blocked 775 shots from the opposition, putting them 23rd overall.
The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 52.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the year. That ranks them 10th and 27th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,664 face-off wins as opposed to 1,726 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.1%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,056 hits and they've blocked 815 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 16th in blocked shots. Vegas is ranked 9th in Corsi percentage with 52.1% as they've tried 3,381 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,113 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 9th in the NHL at 52.4%, as they have 2,525 shots while they've given up 2,298 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Blackhawks/Golden Knights NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Chicago +188
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago +188
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