Thursday, November 17, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +149 and the Stars at -165. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 15 games. They have an overall record of 7-8-0 and on the road they have a record of 3-4-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 31 goals and given up 42 goals for a point differential of -11. The Avalanche have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-8 and an over/under record of 6-8-1. Dallas shows up with a record of 6-6-5 including 3-2-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 45 goals and surrendered 57 for a goal differential of -12. The Stars have a record of 3-3-4 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-11 while their over/under record sits at 8-9-0.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 6 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Gabriel Landeskog has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 4 goals on 32 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 4 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 332 shots against him and has given up 32 goals. He has made 300 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Stars. He has 4 goals this season with 41 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 7 goals on 63 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 3 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 264 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 237 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Avalanche have 14 total points this season. They have scored 31 goals while giving up 42 goals. They have had 53 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Avalanche have allowed 60 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.31% 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 17 points on the season. They have 11 power play goals on 65 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 61 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 45 goals scored while they've given up 57 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.16%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 752 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 796 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.2% as they have 564 attempts while they've given up 582 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 49.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.1% for the season. They have 466 face off wins compared to 426 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.2%. On defense Colorado has 359 hits and they've blocked 214 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 964 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,025 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.9% as they have 717 shots while they've given up 749 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 43% and their defensive zone percentage is 57% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 548 face off wins this season and they have suffered 557 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 276 shot attempts and they have 344 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 7-8 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 6-8-1 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 6-11 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
11/16/16 C Matt Duchene Concussion "?" Thursday vs Dallas
Dallas Stars Injuries
11/16/16 C Cody Eakin Knee is upgraded to "?" Thursday vs. Colorado
11/16/16 RW Jiri Hudler Illness is downgraded to out indefinitely
11/16/16 LW Patrick Sharp Concussion is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Colorado
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
10/31/16 RW Ales Hemsky Hip expected to miss 5-6 months
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -165
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