Tuesday, December 20, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The St. Louis Blues travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
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St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 32 games. They have an overall record of 17-11-4 and on the road they have a record of 4-9-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 91 goals and given up 93 goals for a point differential of -2. The Blues have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-15 and an over/under record of 13-13-6. Dallas shows up with a record of 13-14-6 including 9-5-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 84 goals and surrendered 101 for a goal differential of -17. The Stars have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 13-20 while their over/under record sits at 15-18-0.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Blues. He has 15 goals this season with 114 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 7 goals on 52 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Jake Allen has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 681 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 616 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Stars. He has 9 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 10 goals on 113 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 7 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 507 shots against him and has given up 44 goals. He has made 463 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have 38 total points this season. They have scored 91 goals while giving up 93 goals. They have had 105 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues have allowed 113 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.83% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Stars have a total of 32 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 121 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 115 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 84 goals scored while they've given up 101 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.74%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 1,708 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,632 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 1,294 attempts while they've given up 1,205 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 959 face off wins compared to 903 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.5%. On defense St. Louis has 604 hits and they've blocked 427 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 1,887 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,969 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 1,403 shots while they've given up 1,428 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 45.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.1% as they've compiled 1,033 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,070 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 541 shot attempts and they have 662 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 16-15 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 13-13-6 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 13-20 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 15-18-0 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/05/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body out indefinitely
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/16/16 C Cody Eakin Suspension expected to miss 4 games; eligible to return Dec 29 vs Colorado
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
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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