Saturday, April 2, 2016
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The Dallas Stars travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, April 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +127 and the Kings at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Dallas comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 47-22-9 and on the road they have a record of 21-11-7. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 256 goals and given up 221 goals for a point differential of +35. The Stars have 9 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 47-31 and an over/under record of 44-33-1. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 46-26-5 including 25-11-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 211 goals and surrendered 180 for a goal differential of +31. The Kings have 5 losses in OT and 2 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 46-31 while their over/under record sits at 26-30-21.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 87 total points this season for the Stars. He has 40 goals this season with 238 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 47 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Jason Spezza has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 30 goals on 194 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 24 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,192 shots against him and has given up 114 goals. He has made 1,078 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Kings. He has 25 goals this season with 165 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 225 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 39 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,706 shots against him and has given up 139 goals. He has made 1,567 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have 103 total points this season. They have scored 254 goals while giving up 219 goals. They have had 246 power play opportunities and have scored 54 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Stars have allowed 236 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.14% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have a total of 97 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 225 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 268 power play opportunities and have given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 209 goals scored while they've given up 178 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.46%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 52.1% as they've attempted 4,823 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,439 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.1% as they have 3,566 attempts while they've given up 3,274 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. They have 2,486 face off wins compared to 2,455 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense Dallas has 1,477 hits and they've blocked 1,165 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,799 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,950 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 3,606 shots while they've given up 2,986 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 2,355 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,333 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 964 shot attempts and they have 2,352 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 47-31 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 44-33-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 46-31 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 26-30-21 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
03/31/16 D Kris Russell Foot "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles
03/18/16 C Tyler Seguin Achilles expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/08/16 D Jason Demers Shoulder out indefinitely
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
03/31/16 RW Kris Versteeg Foot "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
03/04/16 C Jordan Nolan Back out indefinitely
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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