Thursday, November 19, 2015
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The Dallas Stars travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +100 and the Capitals at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 15-4-0 and on the road they have a record of 8-2-0. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 68 goals and given up 48 goals for a point differential of +20. Washington shows up with a record of 11-4-1 including 6-2-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 50 goals and surrendered 37 for a goal differential of +13.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Stars. He has 10 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 17 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 25% by scoring 12 goals on 48 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 315 shots against him and has given up 28 goals. He has made 287 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 8 goals this season with 82 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. John Carlson has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 33 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 9 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 321 shots against him and has given up 26 goals. He has made 295 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have 30 total points this season. They have scored 68 goals while giving up 48 goals. They have had 58 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 29%. The Stars have allowed 58 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.33% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 11 power play goals on 49 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 46 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 50 goals scored while they've given up 37 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.04%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 15-4 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 10-9-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 10-5 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 5-9-2 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
11/18/15 LW Travis Moen Upper Body is upgraded to expected to be available Thursday vs. Washington
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
11/18/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Wednesday vs. Detroit
10/09/15 C Chris Brown Hand expected to miss 2-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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