Saturday, December 31, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Florida Panthers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, December 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +140 and the Stars at -155. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Florida comes into this matchup having played 37 games. They have an overall record of 15-14-8 and on the road they have a record of 6-8-5. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 89 goals and given up 103 goals for a point differential of -14. The Panthers have an overall record of 3-3-4 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-22 and an over/under record of 16-15-6. Dallas shows up with a record of 16-14-7 including 11-5-3 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 96 goals and surrendered 110 for a goal differential of -14. The Stars have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-21 while their over/under record sits at 16-21-0.
Aleksander Barkov has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 9 goals this season with 88 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jaromir Jagr has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 6 goals on 90 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 11 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 759 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 698 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Stars. He has 13 goals this season with 130 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 10 goals on 84 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 7 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 534 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 486 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Panthers have 38 total points this season. They have scored 89 goals while giving up 103 goals. They have had 128 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Panthers have allowed 116 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.52% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 135 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 125 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 96 goals scored while they've given up 110 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.78%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 53.5% as they've attempted 2,185 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,900 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.7% as they have 1,666 attempts while they've given up 1,493 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 1,095 face off wins compared to 1,191 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.9%. On defense Florida has 779 hits and they've blocked 407 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 2,146 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,189 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.3% as they have 1,605 shots while they've given up 1,585 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 47.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 1,165 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,186 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 604 shot attempts and they have 719 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 12-22 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 16-15-6 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 16-21 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 16-21-0 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
12/29/16 C Aleksander Barkov Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs Dallas
12/27/16 RW Reilly Smith Wrist out indefinitely
11/21/16 D Alex Petrovic Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 LW Jonathan Huberdeau Achilles expected to miss 3-4 months
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/26/16 LW Antoine Roussel Upper Body expected to miss 5-7 days
12/07/16 D Julius Honka Wrist out indefinitely
12/05/16 LW Patrick Sharp Concussion 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
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -155
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