Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The Dallas Stars travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +120 and the Blackhawks at -133. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Dallas comes into this matchup having played 54 games. They have an overall record of 34-15-5 and on the road they have a record of 15-8-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 176 goals and given up 147 goals for a point differential of +29. The Stars have 5 overtime losses including 2 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 34-20 and an over/under record of 28-25-1. Chicago shows up with a record of 36-17-4 including 21-6-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 159 goals and surrendered 130 for a goal differential of +29. The Blackhawks have 4 losses in OT and 0 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-21 while their over/under record sits at 18-28-11.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Stars. He has 28 goals this season with 207 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 30 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 28 goals on 171 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 20 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 926 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 841 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 76 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 32 goals this season with 198 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 44 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 21 goals on 133 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 31 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,371 shots against him and has given up 94 goals. He has made 1,277 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Stars have 73 total points this season. They have scored 174 goals while giving up 145 goals. They have had 170 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Stars have allowed 158 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.93% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 76 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 173 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 157 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 158 goals scored while they've given up 130 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.98%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 52.8% as they've attempted 3,078 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,752 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.2% as they have 2,248 attempts while they've given up 2,057 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. They have 1,604 face off wins compared to 1,535 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense Dallas has 875 hits and they've blocked 695 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 2,916 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,857 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 2,122 shots while they've given up 2,139 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 51.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.7% as they've compiled 1,532 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,551 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 718 shot attempts and they have 897 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 34-20 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 28-25-1 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 36-21 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 18-28-11 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
02/05/16 C Jason Spezza Upper Body out indefinitely
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
02/09/16 LW Artemi Panarin Illness "?" Thursday vs Dallas
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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