Monday, December 21, 2015
Xcel Energy Center
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The Dallas Stars travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Monday, December 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +105 and the Wild at -116. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this matchup having played 33 games. They have an overall record of 24-7-2 and on the road they have a record of 11-3-2. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 114 goals and given up 85 goals for a point differential of +29. Minnesota shows up with a record of 17-8-6 including 12-3-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 86 goals and surrendered 73 for a goal differential of +13.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Stars. He has 18 goals this season with 134 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 22 goals on 104 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 13 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 540 shots against him and has given up 49 goals. He has made 491 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Wild. He has 8 goals this season with 53 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 68 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 14 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 682 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 626 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have 50 total points this season. They have scored 113 goals while giving up 84 goals. They have had 110 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Stars have allowed 99 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.64% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have a total of 40 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 102 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 77 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 86 goals scored while they've given up 73 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.85%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 23-9 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 17-16-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 17-14 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 11-14-6 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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