Vegas Golden Knights vs Chicago Blackhawks NHL Parlay 10/22/2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks (2-3-1, 5th in the Central Division) host the Vegas Golden Knights (6-3-0, 3rd in the Pacific Division) at United Center on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. The line on this game has the Golden Knights priced at -135 and the Blackhawks are at +122. The total has been set at 6.5. The Golden Knights are covering 62.5% of the time, having gone 5-3 SU. The Blackhawks are covering 33.3% of the time, going 2-4 straight up.
The Vegas Golden Knights step onto the ice holding a record of 6 wins and 3 defeats, ranking them 3rd in the Pacific Division. So far this season, they have earned a total of 31 goals which ranks them 3rd in the Western Conference and 8th in the league. Their goal differential is +10, ranking them 3rd in the league. The Golden Knights currently have a total of 12 pts, which ranks them 8th in the league and 3rd in the Western Conference. In terms of shots on goal, they currently have a total of 315 which ranks them 2nd in the conference and 2nd in the league. As a team, Vegas has racked up a total of 207 hits which has them averaging 23 per contest. They currently have a total of 77 blocks for this year. The goaltender for Vegas is Marc-Andre Fleury from Sorel, Quebec. He is 35 years old and has totaled 523 mins protecting the net for the year. Fleury is conceding 2.18 goals per contest which has him sitting 5th among Western Conference goaltenders and 7th in the NHL among goalies. For the season, he's given up 19 goals. His save % is .934 which has him sitting 4th among Western Conference goaltenders.
The Vegas Golden Knights were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 3 - 0 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins in their last game. The Golden Knights had an average offensive performance in the win. For this outing, they earned a goal on 3 out of the 24 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 3 power play chances and were able to score 1 goal out of those opportunities. Vegas ended up with a total of 8 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Golden Knights sat at 22 and the Corsi against was 35 giving them a Corsi percentage of 38.6%. Their Fenwick was 18 and the Fenwick against was 25, telling us they have a rate of 41.9%. They took 23 face-off wins at even strength and lost 22 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 47.0% and they had a PDO of 106.7 for this game. Concerning opponent stats, the Pittsburgh Penguins earned 29 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 6 penalty minutes and they earned 4 power play opportunities.
The Blackhawks will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the campaign they have 2 wins and 3 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they are currently sitting 8th in the conference and 17th in the league with -2. They currently have a total of 18 goals for the year which has them sitting at 15th in the Western Conference. Chicago has a save percentage as a team of .901 which has them sitting 13th in the league, which means there should be some opportunities to score. They are shooting 8.9% which puts them at 8th in the conference. In net for Chicago is Corey Crawford who is having a tough year by giving up 3.58 GAA and that has him ranked 18th among Western Conference goaltenders and 39th among goalies in the NHL. In the 234 mins he's played this year, he's surrendered 14 goals. He's earned a save % of .891, which ranks him 16th among Western Conference goaltenders and 36th among goalies in the NHL.
The Chicago Blackhawks went up against the Washington Capitals in a matchup where the Blackhawks went home in defeat by a final score of 5 - 3. For this matchup, Chicago earned a 59.1% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 55 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 38. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 54.0% by notching a Fenwick of 34 and the Capitals finishing with a 29 Fenwick. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Chicago had and you can say they had a mediocre outing. Their PDO was 97.5 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 73.0%. The Blackhawks scored 3 goals of the 44 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 5 power play attempts in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. Regarding the opposition, the Capitals had 1 power play attempt and ended up scoring 1 goal on that try. Chicago allowed 30 shots on goal and the Capitals earned a total of 12 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago (+122) and under 2.5 total goals
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