Chicago Blackhawks vs Vegas Golden Knights Hockey Betting Tips 11/13/2019
Game: Chicago Blackhawks vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Blackhawks (+193) Golden Knights (-215)
Robin Lehner and the Chicago Blackhawks (6-7-4, 6th in the Central Division) travel to T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday where they'll take on the Vegas Golden Knights (9-7-3, 5th in the Pacific Division). The moneyline on this matchup has the Blackhawks priced at +193 and the Golden Knights are at -215. The over/under opens at 6.5. The Blackhawks cover 35.3% of the time, having gone 6-11 SU. The Golden Knights cover 41.2% of the time, going 7-10 straight up.
The Chicago Blackhawks head into this game holding a record of 6 victories and 7 defeats, which is good for 6th in the Central Division. During the year thus far, they have earned a total of 45 goals which is 13th in the conference and 26th in the league. Their goal differential is -6, which is good for 24th in the league. The Blackhawks have a total of 16 pts, which is 24th in the league and 12th in the Western Conference. in respect to shots at the opposition, they have a total of 523 which is 12th in the West and 23rd in the league. As a unit, Chicago has a total of 362 hits which has them averaging 21.3 per contest. They have a total of 163 blocks for this year. In net for is Robin Lehner from Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He is 28 years old and has been on the ice a total of 550 mins protecting the net for the year. is allowing an average of 2.51 GAA which has him sitting 10th among West goaltenders and 16th in the NHL among goalies. So far this season, he's surrendered 23 goals. He holds a save percentage of .934 which has him sitting 1st among West goaltenders.
The Chicago Blackhawks will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 5 - 4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in their last contest. The Blackhawks had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in this win. In this game, they earned a goal on 5 of the 34 shots they put on goal. Furthermore, they had 5 power play chances and notched 1 goal out of those opportunities. Chicago had 14 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Blackhawks was 36 and the Corsi against was 44 giving them a Corsi percentage of 45.0%. Their Fenwick sat at 25 while the Fenwick against was 35, meaning they had a rate of 41.7%. They took 26 face-off wins and were beaten on 20 of the face-offs. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 36.4% and they had a PDO of 114.4 in this game. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Toronto Maple Leafs racked up a total of 57 shots. They had a total of 12 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 5 power play attempts.
The Golden Knights will be on the other side of the ice and for the season they have 9 victories and 7 losses. When discussing goal differential, they are currently ranked 9th in the Western Conference and 21st in the league with -2. They have compiled a total of 54 goals for this season which puts them at 7th in the Western Conference. Vegas has a save % as a team of .909 which currently has them ranked 14th in the league, which means scoring chances could be there if they are opportunistic. They have a team shooting percentage of 8.5% ranking them 12th in the West. In net for Vegas is Marc-Andre Fleury who is having an average campaign by surrendering 2.52 goals per contest and that ranks him 11th among West goaltenders and 17th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 859 minutes he's been on the ice, he's given up 36 goals. He has a save % of .920, which places him at 8th among West goaltenders and 13th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Vegas Golden Knights squared up with the Detroit Red Wings in a game where the Golden Knights ended up losing by a final of 3 - 2. For this outing, Vegas went home with a 63.5% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 33 while their opponent had a Corsi of 19. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 56.8% by notching a Fenwick of 21 and the Red Wings earning a 16 Fenwick. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Vegas had and it tells us that they didn't have their best game. Their PDO at even strength was 98.7 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 58.3%. The Golden Knights notched 2 goals out of the 19 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 power play attempts in this outing but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. On the other side of the ice, the Red Wings had 2 power play chances and were able to tally 1 goal. Vegas gave way to 19 shots on goal and the Red Wings racked up 4 penalty mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Vegas (-215)
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