Friday, March 11, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Friday, March 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +104 and the Stars at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 68 games. They have an overall record of 41-21-6 and on the road they have a record of 17-13-4. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 193 goals and given up 163 goals for a point differential of +30. The Blackhawks have 6 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 41-27 and an over/under record of 24-29-15. Dallas shows up with a record of 40-20-8 including 21-10-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 218 goals and surrendered 196 for a goal differential of +22. The Stars have 8 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 40-28 while their over/under record sits at 37-30-1.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 89 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 38 goals this season with 239 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 51 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 24 goals on 155 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 35 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,648 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,531 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Stars. He has 32 goals this season with 261 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 36 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 15% by scoring 32 goals on 213 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 73 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 22 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,077 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 972 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have 88 total points this season. They have scored 192 goals while giving up 162 goals. They have had 207 power play opportunities and have scored 50 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Blackhawks have allowed 192 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.16% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have a total of 88 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 214 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 204 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 216 goals scored while they've given up 194 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.84%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 3,801 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,776 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 2,794 attempts while they've given up 2,838 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 1,988 face off wins compared to 2,031 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Chicago has 1,168 hits and they've blocked 938 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 4,264 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,801 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.4% as they have 3,125 shots while they've given up 2,840 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 50.8% as they've compiled 2,210 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,137 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 961 shot attempts and they have 1,234 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 41-27 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 24-29-15 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 40-28 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 37-30-1 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
03/10/16 C Jonathan Toews Hip probable Friday vs. Dallas
03/10/16 D Christian Ehrhoff Concussion "?" Friday vs. Dallas
03/09/16 RW Marian Hossa Leg "?" Friday vs Dallas
Dallas Stars Injuries
03/08/16 D Jason Demers Upper Body out indefinitely
03/08/16 D John Klingberg Lower Body "?" Friday vs Chicago
03/03/16 D Jordie Benn Lower Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
03/03/16 LW Patrick Sharp Lower Body expected to miss a week
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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