Dallas Stars at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 10/19/2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Gila River Arena
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The Dallas Stars head to Gila River Arena to take on the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Stars at -135 and the Coyotes at +122.
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Dallas has a record of 3-3-0 this year and away from home they have a record of 0-2-0. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have tallied 14 goals and surrendered 14 goals for a point differential of 0. For the year they have an ATS mark of 3-3-0 and an over/under record of 2-4-0. Arizona has a record of 0-5-1 including 0-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 12 goals and have given up 25 for a goal differential of -13. Their record against the spread is 0-6-0 while their over/under mark is 4-2-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 3-3-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 2-4-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 0-6-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
10/18/17 GO Antti Raanta Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs. Dallas
10/11/17 LW Brendan Perlini Upper Body IR (10/10)
10/10/17 D Jakob Chychrun Knee IR (10/02)
John Klingberg has scored 5 total points this year for the Stars. He has 2 goals this season with 17 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 3 assists on the year and averages 24.3 minutes played per contest. Mattias Janmark averages 16.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by tallying 2 goals on 10 attempts. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 4 points on the year. Ben Bishop has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Stars. He has 125 shots against him and he's surrendered 7 goals. He's made 118 stops for a save percentage of 94%.
Tobias Rieder has 3 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 2 goals this year with 7 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 29%. He has a total of 1 assist on the year and averages 14.2 minutes played per contest. Alex Goligoski averages 21.2 minutes of ice time per contest. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 3 points on the year. Louis Domingue has 0 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 116 shots against him and he's given up 16 goals. He's made 100 saves for a save percentage of 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have 6 total points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They've scored 14 goals while giving up 14 scores, which has them ranked 24th and 25th respectively. They have had 19 power play chances and scored 5 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 8th in the league. The Stars have given up 23 power play opportunities and surrendered 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%, ranking them 6th when short-handed. They average 37 shots per contest and as a team shoot 6.36% for the year. They allow 26 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 15th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 31st in the league with a total of 1 point this season. They have 4 power play goals on 21 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 16th in the NHL. They've given up 18 power play opportunities and surrendered 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking 23rd overall. As a team, the Coyotes are 27th with a total of 12 goals scored while they've given up 25 goals this season, ranking 4th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 6.49%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 88%, putting them 25th overall in the NHL.
Dallas is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 56.6%, as they've attempted 394 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 302 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 57.9% as they have 302 attempts while they have given up 220 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 2nd in the league. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time, which is 23rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. That is 9th overall in the NHL. They have 215 face-off wins compared to 188 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.3%. That ranks them 6th in the league. On defense Dallas has 136 hits and they have blocked 82 shots from the opposition, putting them 19th overall.
The Coyotes are 21st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season, which is 11th in the NHL. They have 178 face-off wins compared to 224 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.3%. That is 29th in the league. On defense Arizona has 162 hits and they have blocked 84 shots from the opposition, which is 16th in the league. Arizona is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.8% as they've attempted 356 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 374 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.7% ranks 20th as they have 264 attempts while they have given up 290 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Stars/Coyotes NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -135
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -135
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