Chicago Blackhawks at Dallas Stars NHL Picks & Parlay 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Stars on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +113 and the Stars at -125.
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Chicago has a record of 12-9-3 this year and away from home they have a record of 6-5-2. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've tallied 79 goals and surrendered 67 goals for a point differential of +12. For the year they have an ATS mark of 12-12-0 and an over/under record of 11-12-0. Dallas has a record of 13-10-1, including 9-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 74 goals and have given up 72 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 13-11-0 while their over/under mark is 12-11-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 12-12-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 11-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 13-11-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 12-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/01/17 D Michal Kempny Illness is "?" Saturday vs Dallas
10/13/17 RW Jordin Tootoo Upper Body IR (10/03)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
12/01/17 C Martin Hanzal Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs Chicago
11/12/17 D Marc Methot Knee IR (11/08)
Player SpotlightCorey Crawford has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Blackhawks. He has 625 shots against him and he's surrendered 42 goals. He's made 583 stops for a save percentage of 93%. Jonathan Toews has scored 16 total points this year for the Blackhawks. He has 6 goals this season with 68 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Patrick Kane averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 9 goals on 84 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 25 points on the year.
Tyler Seguin has 23 total points this season for the Stars. He has 12 goals this year with 93 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 20.2 minutes played per contest. Ben Bishop has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has 559 shots against him and he's given up 49 goals. He's made 510 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Jamie Benn averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 11 goals on 73 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Blackhawks have given up 88 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this season. That is 4th in the league. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.06% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 3rd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Blackhawks are 16th overall with 27 total points this year. They are 9th in the league with 76 goals and 28th in goals allowed with 63. They've had 98 power play chances and scored 17 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Stars are 19th with a total of 70 goals scored while they are 21st with 69 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.31%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 19th in the league. The Stars have a total of 27 points this season, which is 17th in the NHL. They have had 17 power play goals on 74 chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 6th overall. They've given up 85 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 7th when short-handed.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 51.9% as they've tried 1,554 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,441 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 5th in Corsi percentage. They are 14th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.2% as they have 1,113 shots while they've given up 1,106 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 56.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.2% for the year. That puts them 2nd and 30th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 743 face-off wins as opposed to 792 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.4%. That is 26th overall in the NHL. On defense Chicago has 458 hits and they've blocked 335 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 24th in the league.
The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 48.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.9% for the year. That ranks them 24th and 7th respectively in the NHL. They have 820 face-off wins as opposed to 738 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 2nd in the league. On defense Dallas has 485 hits and they've blocked 337 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 23rd in blocked shots. Dallas is ranked 9th in Corsi percentage with 51% as they've tried 1,365 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,311 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 10th in the NHL at 51.2%, as they have 1,021 shots while they've given up 974 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas -125 and under 6 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas -125 and under 6 total goals
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