Thursday, February 18, 2016
Gila River Arena
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The Dallas Stars travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Stars at -141 and the Coyotes at +128. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 37-15-6 and on the road they have a record of 17-8-6. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 188 goals and given up 156 goals for a point differential of +32. The Stars have 6 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-2-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 37-21 and an over/under record of 30-27-1. Arizona shows up with a record of 26-24-6 including 15-11-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 151 goals and surrendered 171 for a goal differential of -20. The Coyotes have 6 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-30 while their over/under record sits at 27-22-7.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Stars. He has 30 goals this season with 218 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 29 goals on 182 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 21 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 952 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 865 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 17 goals this season with 176 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Mikkel Boedker has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 136 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Louis Domingue has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 651 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 596 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have 80 total points this season. They have scored 186 goals while giving up 154 goals. They have had 185 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Stars have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.95% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Coyotes have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 212 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 200 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 150 goals scored while they've given up 170 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.73%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 53.2% as they've attempted 3,644 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,203 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.5% as they have 2,657 attempts while they've given up 2,404 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 53.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season. They have 1,849 face off wins compared to 1,810 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Dallas has 1,054 hits and they've blocked 799 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 2,960 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,188 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.3% as they have 2,191 shots while they've given up 2,441 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 49% and their defensive zone percentage is 51% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.9% as they've compiled 1,864 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,597 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 747 shot attempts and they have 1,224 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 37-21 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 30-27-1 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 26-30 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 27-22-7 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
02/12/16 LW Travis Moen Lower Body out indefinitely
02/05/16 C Jason Spezza Upper Body out indefinitely
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
10/19/15 C Joe Vitale Eye out for season
02/15/16 GO Anders Lindback Lower Body likely out for season
02/07/16 C Boyd Gordon Hand out indefinitely
02/02/16 GO Mike Smith Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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