Carolina Hurricanes vs Chicago Blackhawks NHL Parlay 11/19/2019
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Chicago Blackhawks
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-115) Blackhawks (+104)
United Center is the venue where Robin Lehner and the Chicago Blackhawks (9-7-4, 5th in the Central Division) will play the Carolina Hurricanes (12-7-1, 3rd in the Metropolitan Division) on Tuesday. The Hurricanes open this contest at -115 while the Blackhawks are priced at +104. The O/U opens at 6.5. The Hurricanes cover 57.9% of the time, having gone 11-8 SU. The Blackhawks cover 45.0% of the time, going 9-11 straight up.
The Carolina Hurricanes head into this game holding a record of 12 victories and 7 losses, which is good for 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. So far this year, they have earned a total of 69 goals which has them sitting at 6th in the East and 9th in the league. Their goal differential is +10, which is good for 6th in the league. The Hurricanes have compiled a total of 25 points, which has them sitting at 10th in the league and 6th in the East. Regarding shots at the opposition, they have compiled a total of 671 which has them sitting at 7th in the conference and 12th in the league. As a team, Carolina has obtained a total of 259 hits which means they have an average of 13 per contest. They have compiled a total of 171 blocks for this season. Protecting the net for Carolina is Petr Mrazek from Lugnvik, Sweden. He is 27 years old and has totaled 756 mins defending the goal for the campaign. Mrazek is allowing 2.62 GAA which has him ranking 8th among East goaltenders and 18th among goaltenders in the NHL. For the year, he has given up 33 goals. He has a save percentage of .904 which has him ranking 16th among East goaltenders.
The Carolina Hurricanes were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 3 victory against the Minnesota Wild in their last game. The Hurricanes had a good offensive output in the victory. In this outing, they earned a goal on 4 of the 28 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to score. Carolina had 8 penalty mins in their game. The Corsi for the Hurricanes was 31 and the Corsi against was 39 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 44.3%. Their Fenwick sat at 23 while the Fenwick against was 29, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 44.2%. They won 20 face-off wins at even strength and lost 24 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 31.5% and they had a PDO of 115.9 for this game. Regarding their opponent, the Minnesota Wild tallied a total of 35 shots. They finished with a total of 6 penalty minutes and they tallied 3 power play chances.
The Blackhawks will be on the other side of the ice and for the campaign they have 9 wins and 7 defeats. With reference to goal differential, they rank 7th in the conference and 14th in the NHL with +4. They have a total of 61 goals for this year which has them at 7th in the West. Chicago has a save percentage as a team of .923 which currently has them ranked 4th in the NHL, meaning they are a tough team to score against. They have a team shooting percentage of 10.2% which is good for 5th in the West. In net for is Robin Lehner who is having an average season by giving up 2.46 GAA and that has him ranked 7th among Western Conference goaltenders and 10th in the NHL. In the 610 mins he has been on the ice this year, he's surrendered 25 goals. He has a save % of .936, which has him ranking 2nd among Western Conference goaltenders and 3rd in the NHL.
The Chicago Blackhawks played the Buffalo Sabres in a matchup where the Blackhawks ended up with the win by a final of 4 - 1. For this game, Chicago earned a 54.1% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 33 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 28. Their Fenwick percentage was 56.5% with a Fenwick of 26 and the Sabres finishing with a 20 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Chicago played and it tells us that they played really well in this game. Their PDO was 115.9 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 23.1%. The Blackhawks notched 4 goals out of the 27 shots on goal they attempted. They had 5 power play chances in this game and were able to net 1 out of those opportunities. Concerning their opponent, the Sabres had 4 power play attempts but weren't able to take advantage of it. Chicago conceded 34 shots on goal and the Sabres racked up 15 penalty mins.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago (+104) and under the total goals
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