Saturday, February 4, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -120 and the Stars at +100. The over/under has been set at 6.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 31-17-5 and on the road they have a record of 13-10-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 138 goals for a point differential of +9. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-22 and an over/under record of 20-22-11. Dallas shows up with a record of 21-21-10 including 14-8-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 144 goals and surrendered 164 for a goal differential of -20. The Stars have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-31 while their over/under record sits at 26-26-0.
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Patrick Kane has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 16 goals this season with 185 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 18 goals on 85 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 19 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,040 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 954 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jason Spezza has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Stars. He has 8 goals this season with 100 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 18 goals on 182 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 11 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 902 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 814 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have 67 total points this season. They have scored 147 goals while giving up 138 goals. They have had 160 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks have allowed 141 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.40% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have a total of 52 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 177 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 173 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 144 goals scored while they've given up 164 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.14%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 2,954 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,924 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.9% as they have 2,097 attempts while they've given up 2,187 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks 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 1,473 face off wins compared to 1,579 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.3%. On defense Chicago has 787 hits and they've blocked 737 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 3,086 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,094 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 2,302 shots while they've given up 2,257 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 48% and their defensive zone percentage is 52% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 1,617 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,670 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 837 shot attempts and they have 1,020 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 29-22 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 20-22-11 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 21-31 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 26-26-0 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
01/30/17 D Michal Rozsival Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/07/16 D Julius Honka Wrist 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
01/20/17 D Johnny Oduya Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
01/12/17 D Jamie Oleksiak Hand out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +100
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