Thursday, March 31, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Arizona Coyotes travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Thursday, March 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Coyotes at +180 and the Stars at -210. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Arizona comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 34-35-7 and on the road they have a record of 13-20-3. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 199 goals and given up 226 goals for a point differential of -27. The Coyotes have 7 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 34-42 and an over/under record of 35-33-8. Dallas shows up with a record of 46-22-9 including 25-11-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 252 goals and surrendered 220 for a goal differential of +32. The Stars have 9 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 46-31 while their over/under record sits at 44-32-1.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 20 goals this season with 216 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Max Domi has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 18 goals on 146 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Louis Domingue has 15 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,110 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1,015 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 85 total points this season for the Stars. He has 39 goals this season with 236 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 46 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Jason Spezza has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 30 goals on 193 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 23 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,160 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,047 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Coyotes have 75 total points this season. They have scored 198 goals while giving up 225 goals. They have had 282 power play opportunities and have scored 53 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Coyotes have allowed 276 power play opportunities and given up 61 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.38% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Stars have a total of 101 points on the season. They have 53 power play goals on 243 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 234 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Coyotes have a total of 250 goals scored while they've given up 218 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.11%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Arizona has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 4,036 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,407 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.2% as they have 2,997 attempts while they've given up 3,352 shots on the defensive end. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.3% for the season. They have 2,580 face off wins compared to 2,153 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 54.5%. On defense Arizona has 1,700 hits and they've blocked 1,055 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 4,754 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,391 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52% as they have 3,510 shots while they've given up 3,237 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 2,457 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,426 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 1,154 shot attempts and they have 1,457 hits as a unit.
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 34-42 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 35-33-8 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 46-31 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 44-32-1 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
10/19/15 C Joe Vitale Eye out for season
03/28/16 D Michael Stone Knee out for season
03/28/16 RW Shane Doan Head "?" Thursday vs Dallas
03/09/16 D Jarred Tinordi Suspension expected to miss 20 games
02/15/16 GO Anders Lindback Achilles out for season
Dallas Stars Injuries
03/29/16 D Kris Russell Foot expected to miss Thursday vs. Arizona
03/18/16 C Tyler Seguin Achilles expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/08/16 D Jason Demers Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona
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