St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 2/19/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Canadian Tire Centre is the location where the Ottawa Senators (26-24-3) will attempt to beat the St. Louis Blues (26-25-3) on Sunday.
The St. Louis Blues were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-2 win against the Devils in their previous game. St. Louis tallied 4 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Blues played really well in the win. Additionally, they had 3 chances with the advantage and were able to score 1 goal. While out there on the ice, they earned a goal on 4 of the 35 shots they launched.
In the matter of their scoring capabilities, the St. Louis Blues have earned 169 goals (19th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have given up 193. For the current season, they have tallied 55 points and their points % is .509. St. Louis has 154 power play opportunities and they have scored 35 goals out of those advantages, giving them a rate of 22.73%. When at even strength, the Blues have allowed 161 goals while earning 134 of their own. St. Louis has taken 1,567 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.8%. The Blues thus far have had 1,728 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .888. St. Louis Blues opponents have tallied 133 power play opportunities (31st in professional hockey) and have notched 32 goals in those attempts.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Jordan Binnington. For his career, Binnington is sitting with 104 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .520. His save percentage is at .908 for his 11,849 mins played. Binnington has seen 5,806 shot attempts taken against him and he has 5,269 total saves. Opponents have tallied 537 goals against Binnington in his career and his average for goals against per game is 2.72. He has earned a record of 111-64-23 and he has started in 200 games. Binnington has played in 204 games during his NHL career.
In their last game, Ottawa went up against the Islanders in a matchup where the Senators got the tie by a final of 2-2. The Senators had 2 goals out of the 34 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 chances on the power play in this contest and converted 1 out of those chances.
Over the course of the season, the Ottawa Senators have earned a total of 159 goals, 55 points, as well as a points percentage of .519. They have granted a total of 170 goals to be scored by of a combination of 133 goals at even strength and 37 goals while they were shorthanded. The Senators have accumulated 106 goals at even strength and 53 goals (2nd in hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 200 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 26.50%. Ottawa has attempted 1,770 shots (11th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 8.98%, while allowing the other team 1,714 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 80.53% on their oppositions 190 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 90.1%.
For the opposition you are likely to see Mads Sogaard in net. The opposition is averaging 2.95 goals per game and he has yielded 9 goals altogether. Sogaard's rate of quality starts comes in at 66.7% and he has 2 quality starts in his pro career. He has been a starter 3 games and has played 183 mins. Sogaard is the owner of a lifetime mark of 2-1-0 and has participated in 4 games. He has racked up 85 stops out of the 94 shots taken against him, giving him a percentage of .904.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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