Saturday, February 27, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The New York Rangers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +118 and the Stars at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 35-20-6 and on the road they have a record of 13-14-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 175 goals and given up 156 goals for a point differential of +19. The Rangers have 6 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 34-26 and an over/under record of 27-25-9. Dallas shows up with a record of 38-18-6 including 20-9-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 202 goals and surrendered 178 for a goal differential of +24. The Stars have 6 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 38-24 while their over/under record sits at 34-27-1.
Derick Brassard has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 22 goals this season with 139 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 20 goals on 122 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 30 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,502 shots against him and has given up 115 goals. He has made 1,387 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Stars. He has 32 goals this season with 234 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 35 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 16% by scoring 32 goals on 197 shots. He has 38 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 22 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,026 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 928 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Rangers have 76 total points this season. They have scored 172 goals while giving up 154 goals. They have had 168 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Rangers have allowed 188 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.72% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have a total of 82 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 199 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 185 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 200 goals scored while they've given up 176 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.03%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've attempted 3,236 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,503 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49% as they have 2,439 attempts while they've given up 2,542 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 1,722 face off wins compared to 1,761 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense New York has 1,636 hits and they've blocked 961 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 3,874 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,453 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.3% as they have 2,840 shots while they've given up 2,595 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 52.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.6% as they've compiled 1,996 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,952 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 858 shot attempts and they have 1,119 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 34-26 straight up
The New York Rangers are 27-25-9 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 38-24 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 34-27-1 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
02/13/16 LW Rick Nash Knee out indefinitely
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
02/25/16 RW Patrick Eaves Pneumonia expected to miss 1-2 weeks
02/12/16 LW Travis Moen Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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