Saturday, January 9, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Minnesota Wild travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +123 and the Stars at -136. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 21-11-8 and on the road they have a record of 7-6-6. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 108 goals and given up 96 goals for a point differential of +12. Dallas shows up with a record of 29-10-4 including 17-4-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 148 goals and surrendered 114 for a goal differential of +34.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Wild. He has 10 goals this season with 72 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 12 goals on 84 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 17 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 935 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 860 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Stars. He has 24 goals this season with 163 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 27 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 18% by scoring 24 goals on 132 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 16 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 739 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 675 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have 50 total points this season. They have scored 108 goals while giving up 95 goals. They have had 122 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Wild have allowed 97 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.32% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have a total of 62 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 136 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 126 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 146 goals scored while they've given up 112 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.55%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 21-19 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 14-19-7 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 27-14 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 22-20-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
12/30/15 GO Darcy Kuemper Concussion out indefinitely
01/07/16 D Nate Prosser Hand "?" Saturday vs Dallas
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/30/15 RW Ales Hemsky Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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