Thursday, October 8, 2015
American Airlines Center
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at +102 and the Stars at -113. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Sidney Crosby led the Penguins last year in points, goals, and assists. He had 84, 28 goals, and tallied 56 assists. Steve Downie led the team in penalty minutes with 238 and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a goals against average of 2.32.
Jamie Benn led the Stars last season in both points and assists. He scored 87 points and had 52 assists. Tyler Seguin led the team in goals with 37 and Antoine Roussel led the team in penalty minutes with 148. Jhonas Enroth had a 2.38 goals against average for the Stars.
The Penguins are 4-10 in their last 14 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game, are 3-9 in their last 12 road games, and are 2-6 in their last 8 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. Pittsburgh is 1-4 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game, they are 1-4 in their last 5 Thursday games, are 2-9 in their last 11 overall, and are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. the Central. The under is 7-1-1 in the Penguins last 9 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game, is 6-1 in their last 7 overall, is 4-1-1 in their last 6 vs. the Central, and is 19-6-2 in their last 27 vs. the Western Conference. The under is 6-2 in the Penguins last 8 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game, is 41-17-2 in their last 60 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game, and is 9-4 in their last 13 road games.
The Stars are 6-0 in their last 6 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game, are 7-0 in their last 7 vs. Metropolitan, and are 4-0 in their last 4 overall. Dallas is 5-0 in their last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game, they are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. the Eastern Conference, are 6-2 in their last 8 games following a loss of 3 or more goals, and are 15-6 in their last 21 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The over is 5-1 in the Stars last 6 Thursday games, is 12-4 in their last 16 following a loss of 3 or more goals, is 5-2 in their last 7 overall, and is 5-2 in their last 7 vs. the Eastern Conference.
In head to head meetings the home team is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings and the Penguins are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings in Dallas.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins were 37-22-8 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Penguins were 32-51-4 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars were 16-13-6 against the spread
The Dallas Stars were 46-36 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/06/15 RW Eric Fehr Elbow out indefinitely
10/06/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Lower Body expected to miss 4-5 weeks
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
10/05/15 RW Patrick Eaves Ribs "?" Thursday vs. Pittsburgh
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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