Saturday, March 26, 2016
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The Dallas Stars travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +113 and the Sharks at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 44-22-9 and on the road they have a record of 20-11-7. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 243 goals and given up 216 goals for a point differential of +27. The Stars have 9 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 44-31 and an over/under record of 42-32-1. San Jose shows up with a record of 41-27-6 including 16-17-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 217 goals and surrendered 192 for a goal differential of +25. The Sharks have 6 losses in OT and 3 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 40-33 while their over/under record sits at 38-30-6.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 82 total points this season for the Stars. He has 36 goals this season with 231 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 46 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 29 goals on 191 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 22 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,124 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,013 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 35 goals this season with 202 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Patrick Marleau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 21 goals on 190 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Martin Jones has 35 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,615 shots against him and has given up 130 goals. He has made 1,485 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have 97 total points this season. They have scored 241 goals while giving up 214 goals. They have had 236 power play opportunities and have scored 52 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Stars have allowed 225 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.92% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Sharks have a total of 88 points on the season. They have 55 power play goals on 243 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 211 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 214 goals scored while they've given up 189 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.55%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've attempted 4,671 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,243 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.5% as they have 3,451 attempts while they've given up 3,126 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 52.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.4% for the season. They have 2,393 face off wins compared to 2,364 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense Dallas has 1,419 hits and they've blocked 1,117 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 4,139 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,008 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.6% as they have 3,144 shots while they've given up 2,831 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 2,230 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,192 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 1,177 shot attempts and they have 1,498 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 44-31 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 42-32-1 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 40-33 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 38-30-6 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
03/24/16 D Kris Russell Lower Body "?" Saturday vs San Jose
03/18/16 C Tyler Seguin Achilles expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/08/16 D Jason Demers Shoulder out indefinitely
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/25/16 RW Joonas Donskoi Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
03/22/16 D Marc-Edouard Vlasic Lower Body expected to miss 1 week
03/19/16 LW Matthew Nieto Hand out indefinitely
03/03/16 D Matt Tennyson Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose
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