Florida Panthers at St. Louis Blues NHL Picks & Predictions 12/11/2018
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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The Florida Panthers head to Enterprise Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Panthers at -105 and the Blues at -105.
Florida has a record of 11-11-6 this year. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 93 goals and surrendered 101 goals for a point differential of -8. For the year they have an ATS mark of 11-17-0 and an over/under record of 14-12-0. St. Louis has a record of 10-14-4 this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They have scored 78 goals and given up 94 for a goal differential of -16. Their record against the spread is 10-17-0 while their over/under mark is 12-14-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 11-17-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 14-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 10-17-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 12-14-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
12/08/18 C Nick Bjugstad Upper Body is questionable Tuesday vs St Louis
10/23/18 C Derek MacKenzie Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/09/18 D Alex Pietrangelo Hand is questionable Tuesday vs Florida
12/09/18 C Robby Fabbri Shoulder is questionable Tuesday vs Florida
11/19/18 D Carl Gunnarsson Upper Body is out indefinitely
11/19/18 LW Jaden Schwartz Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/04/18 LW Erik Foley Concussion is out indefinitely
Aleksander Barkov has scored 27 total points this year for the Panthers. He has 11 goals this season with 79 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 16 assists on the year and averages 23.1 minutes played per contest. Evgeni Dadonov averages 19.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 13 goals on 85 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 28 points on the year. Roberto Luongo has 5 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Panthers. He has 329 shots against him and he's surrendered 31 goals. He's made 298 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has 20 total points this season for the Blues. He has 9 goals this year with 110 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Ryan O'Reilly averages 20.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 12 goals on 78 attempts. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year. Jake Allen has 8 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has 618 shots against him and he's given up 62 goals. He's made 556 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 28 total points this year, which is 25th in the NHL. They've scored 93 goals while giving up 101 scores, which has them ranked 15th and 4th respectively. They have had 112 power play chances and scored 31 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 28%. That is 4th in the league. The Panthers have given up 88 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 23rd when short-handed. They average 36 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.24% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 30th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues are 29th in the league with a total of 24 points this season. They have 21 power play goals on 90 chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 9th in the NHL. They've given up 95 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 4th overall. As a team, the Blues are 28th with a total of 78 goals scored while they've given up 94 goals this season, ranking 11th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.22%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 25th overall in the NHL.
Florida is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.8%, as they've attempted 1,742 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,555 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.4% as they have 1,346 attempts while they have given up 1,175 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 5th in the league. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time, which is 12th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season. That is 20th overall in the NHL. They have 909 face-off wins compared to 911 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That ranks them 17th in the league. On defense Florida has 595 hits and they have blocked 380 shots from the opposition, putting them 29th overall.
The Blues are 27th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season, which is 6th in the NHL. They have 909 face-off wins compared to 796 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.3%. That is 2nd in the league. On defense St. Louis has 571 hits and they have blocked 442 shots from the opposition, which is 11th in the league. St. Louis is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.1% as they've attempted 1,515 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,634 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.7% ranks 21st as they have 1,132 attempts while they have given up 1,192 shots on the defensive end.
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