Sunday, December 11, 2016
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The Dallas Stars travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, December 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +162 and the Blackhawks at -180. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Dallas comes into this matchup having played 28 games. They have an overall record of 11-11-6 and on the road they have a record of 4-7-4. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 72 goals and given up 89 goals for a point differential of -17. The Stars have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-17 and an over/under record of 13-15-0. Chicago shows up with a record of 17-8-4 including 11-2-3 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 78 goals and surrendered 69 for a goal differential of +9. The Blackhawks have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-12 while their over/under record sits at 8-15-6.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Stars. He has 10 goals this season with 93 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 19 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 12% by scoring 8 goals on 66 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 410 shots against him and has given up 40 goals. He has made 370 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Artem Anisimov has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 11 goals this season with 46 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Patrick Kane has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 8 goals on 89 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Scott Darling has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 285 shots against him and has given up 21 goals. He has made 264 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Stars have 28 total points this season. They have scored 72 goals while giving up 89 goals. They have had 105 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Stars have allowed 97 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.65% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 93 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 86 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 72%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 78 goals scored while they've given up 69 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.41%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've attempted 1,606 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,673 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 1,195 attempts while they've given up 1,204 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 45.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.2% for the season. They have 887 face off wins compared to 920 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.1%. On defense Dallas has 541 hits and they've blocked 469 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 1,582 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,595 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.9% as they have 1,116 shots while they've given up 1,216 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 849 face off wins this season and they have suffered 913 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 379 shot attempts and they have 451 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 11-17 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 13-15-0 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 15-12 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 8-15-6 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/09/16 RW Jiri Hudler Illness is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Philadelphia
12/07/16 D Julius Honka Arm out indefinitely
12/05/16 LW Patrick Sharp Concussion out indefinitely
11/21/16 D Johnny Oduya Lower Body out indefinitely
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
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/09/16 D Brent Seabrook Upper Body "?"
12/09/16 C Jonathan Toews Back "?"
12/03/16 GO Corey Crawford Appendix expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago -180
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