Saturday, February 20, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Boston Bruins travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at +127 and the Stars at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Boston comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 31-21-6 and on the road they have a record of 19-7-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 174 goals and given up 160 goals for a point differential of +14. The Bruins have 6 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-4-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-27 and an over/under record of 26-25-7. Dallas shows up with a record of 37-16-6 including 20-7-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 191 goals and surrendered 162 for a goal differential of +29. The Stars have 6 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-22 while their over/under record sits at 31-27-1.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 22 goals this season with 200 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 20 goals on 121 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 21 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,300 shots against him and has given up 110 goals. He has made 1,190 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Stars. He has 31 goals this season with 226 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 30 goals on 184 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 21 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 993 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 901 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have 68 total points this season. They have scored 170 goals while giving up 159 goals. They have had 167 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Bruins have allowed 199 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.29% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have a total of 80 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 189 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 173 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 189 goals scored while they've given up 160 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.90%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 49.4% as they've attempted 3,267 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,347 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 2,479 attempts while they've given up 2,494 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season. They have 1,813 face off wins compared to 1,805 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Boston has 1,567 hits and they've blocked 853 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 3,714 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,267 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.4% as they have 2,711 shots while they've given up 2,459 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 53% and their defensive zone percentage is 47% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.6% as they've compiled 1,890 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,843 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 808 shot attempts and they have 1,063 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 30-27 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 26-25-7 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 37-22 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 31-27-1 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
02/12/16 LW Travis Moen Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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