Thursday, October 13, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at +113 and the Stars at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Anaheim comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 46-25-11 last season and on the road they had a record of 21-15-5. They finished 1st in the Pacific Division. They scored 218 goals and gave up 192 goals for a point differential of +26. The Ducks had 11 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they had an ATS record of 43-36 and an over/under record of 32-34-16. Dallas had a regular season record of 50-23-9 including 28-11-2 at home last season. They were 1st in the Central Division. They scored 267 goals and surrendered 230 for a goal differential of +37. The Stars had 9 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 49-32 while their over/under record sat at 45-36-1.
Corey Perry accumulated 62 total points last season for the Ducks. He had 34 goals last year with 215 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He had a total of 28 assists on the season and averaged 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 13 goals on 178 shots. He had 50 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. John Gibson had 21 wins and 13 losses last season in net for the Ducks. He had 992 shots against him and gave up 79 goals. He made 913 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jamie Benn accumulated 89 total points last season for the Stars. He had 41 goals last year with 247 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He had a total of 48 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Jason Spezza averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 33 goals on 202 shots. He had 30 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen had 25 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Stars. He had 1,121 shots against him and gave up 105 goals. He made 1,016 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Ducks had 103 total points last season. They scored 218 goals while giving up 192 goals. They had 245 power play opportunities and scored 56 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Ducks allowed 290 power play opportunities and gave up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 8.78% for the season. They allowed 27 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Stars had a total of 109 points on the season. They had 58 power play goals on 262 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. They allowed 248 power play opportunities and gave up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Ducks had a total of 267 goals scored while they gave up 230 goals during the campaign. They averaged 32 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 10.18%. As a team they gave up 29 shots per game and had a save percentage of 91%.
Anaheim had a Corsi percentage of 51.9% as they attempted 4,737 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,383 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 52.7% as they had 3,567 attempts while they gave up 3,205 shots on the defensive end. The Ducks started possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 50.3% for the season. They had 2,497 face off wins compared to 2,310 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 51.9%. On defense Anaheim had 2,234 hits and they blocked 1,178 shots from the opposition.
Dallas attempted 5,082 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,659 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 52.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 52.2% as they had 3,746 shots while they gave up 3,435 attempts on defense. The Stars had an offensive zone percentage of 52.3% and their defensive zone percentage was 47.7% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they compiled 2,597 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,577 face off losses. On defense Dallas blocked 1,224 shot attempts and they had 1,556 hits as a unit.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks were 43-36 straight up last season
The Anaheim Ducks were 32-34-16 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars were 49-32 straight up last season
The Dallas Stars were 45-36-1 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/10/16 GO John Gibson Illness probable Thursday vs. Dallas
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/12/16 D Jamie Oleksiak Muscle Pull "?" Thursday vs. Anaheim
10/11/16 RW Ales Hemsky Groin is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Anaheim
10/11/16 C Tyler Seguin Heel probable Thursday vs. Anaheim
10/10/16 C Cody Eakin Knee out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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