St. Louis Blues at Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Betting Tips and Predictions 4/3/2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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The St. Louis Blues head to United Center to take on the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Blues at -159 and the Blackhawks at +123.
St. Louis has a record of 43-28-8 this year. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've tallied 232 goals and surrendered 212 goals for a point differential of +20. For the year they have an ATS mark of 43-36-0 and an over/under record of 32-42-0. Chicago has a record of 34-33-12 this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They have scored 256 goals and given up 282 for a goal differential of -26. Their record against the spread is 34-45-0 while their over/under mark is 49-26-0.
Valuable St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 43-36-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 32-42-0 against the over/under this season
Important Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 34-45-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 49-26-0 against the over/under this season
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/04/18 LW Erik Foley Concussion is out for season
03/31/19 LW Sammy Blais Lower Body is questionable Monday vs Colorado
03/23/19 D Joel Edmundson Lower Body is out indefinitely
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
03/31/19 C David Kampf Upper Body left last game, is questionable Monday vs Winnipeg
Brayden Schenn has scored 50 total points this year for the Blues. He has 15 goals this season with 145 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 35 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Ryan O'Reilly averages 20.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 27 goals on 223 attempts. He has 47 assists, giving him a total of 74 points on the year. Jordan Binnington has 22 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Blues. He has 753 shots against him and he's surrendered 54 goals. He's made 699 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Patrick Kane has 105 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 41 goals this year with 324 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 64 assists on the year and averages 22.5 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Toews averages 21 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 34 goals on 233 attempts. He has 44 assists, giving him a total of 78 points on the year. Corey Crawford has 14 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has 1,167 shots against him and he's given up 108 goals. He's made 1,059 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues have 94 total points this year, which is 12th in the NHL. They've scored 232 goals while giving up 212 scores, which has them ranked 18th and 26th respectively. They have had 227 power play chances and scored 46 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 14th in the league. The Blues have given up 223 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 8th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.31% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks are 22nd in the league with a total of 80 points this season. They have 48 power play goals on 231 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the NHL. They've given up 224 power play opportunities and surrendered 60 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%, ranking 31st overall. As a team, the Blackhawks are 9th with a total of 256 goals scored while they've given up 282 goals this season, ranking 2nd in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.98%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th overall in the NHL.
St. Louis is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6%, as they've attempted 4,506 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,228 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 52.1% as they have 3,396 attempts while they have given up 3,128 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 7th in the league. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time, which is 15th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 2,349 face-off wins compared to 2,220 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That ranks them 6th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 1,574 hits and they have blocked 1,100 shots from the opposition, putting them 19th overall.
The Blackhawks are 8th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.4% for the season, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 2,269 face-off wins compared to 2,326 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.4%. That is 22nd in the league. On defense Chicago has 1,298 hits and they have blocked 1,071 shots from the opposition, which is 23rd in the league. Chicago is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.5% as they've attempted 4,575 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,674 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.4% ranks 22nd as they have 3,384 attempts while they have given up 3,603 shots on the defensive end.
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