Tuesday, March 8, 2016
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The Dallas Stars travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Stars at -119 and the Canadiens at +108. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this matchup having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 40-20-7 and on the road they have a record of 19-10-6. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 215 goals and given up 192 goals for a point differential of +23. The Stars have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-5-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-27 and an over/under record of 36-30-1. Montreal shows up with a record of 30-30-6 including 17-11-3 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 179 goals and surrendered 185 for a goal differential of -6. The Canadiens have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-36 while their over/under record sits at 32-25-9.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Stars. He has 32 goals this season with 257 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 36 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 15% by scoring 32 goals on 208 shots. He has 40 assists giving him a total of 72 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 22 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,077 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 972 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 12 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 23 goals on 247 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Mike Condon has 16 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,125 shots against him and has given up 107 goals. He has made 1,018 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have 87 total points this season. They have scored 213 goals while giving up 190 goals. They have had 211 power play opportunities and have scored 46 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Stars have allowed 202 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.85% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Canadiens have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 214 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 206 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 174 goals scored while they've given up 182 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.45%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 52.9% as they've attempted 4,203 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,743 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.4% as they have 3,082 attempts while they've given up 2,802 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 53% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47% for the season. They have 2,176 face off wins compared to 2,107 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.8%. On defense Dallas has 1,209 hits and they've blocked 941 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 3,873 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,492 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 2,812 shots while they've given up 2,603 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.2% as they've compiled 2,152 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,051 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 889 shot attempts and they have 1,499 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 40-27 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 36-30-1 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 28-36 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 32-25-9 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
03/07/16 D John Klingberg Lower Body expected to miss Tuesday vs. Montreal
03/07/16 RW Patrick Eaves Pneumonia "?" Tuesday vs. Montreal
03/03/16 D Jordie Benn Lower Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
03/03/16 LW Patrick Sharp Lower Body expected to miss a week
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
03/05/16 RW Brendan Gallagher Lower Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs Dallas
02/26/16 D Nathan Beaulieu Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
02/23/16 D Tom Gilbert Knee out for season
02/19/16 C David Desharnais Foot expected to miss 3 weeks
02/11/16 D Jeff Petry Hernia out for season
02/10/16 C Brian Flynn Lower Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/27/16 F Daniel Carr Knee expected to miss 3 months
01/21/16 GO Carey Price Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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