Saturday, April 1, 2017
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The Dallas Stars travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +144 and the Hurricanes at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this matchup having played 77 games. They have an overall record of 31-35-11 and on the road they have a record of 11-23-5. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 207 goals and given up 244 goals for a point differential of -37. The Stars have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-46 and an over/under record of 40-37-0. Carolina shows up with a record of 35-27-14 including 23-10-5 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 202 goals and surrendered 214 for a goal differential of -12. The Hurricanes have a record of 7-0-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-41 while their over/under record sits at 31-34-11.
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Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 31-46 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 40-37-0 against the over/under
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 33-41 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 31-34-11 against the over/under
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee out for season
03/31/17 LW Curtis McKenzie Head "?" Saturday vs. Carolina
03/31/17 RW Jiri Hudler Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Carolina
03/25/17 LW Patrick Sharp Hip out for season
03/03/17 LW Antoine Roussel Hand out indefinitely
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
03/31/17 GO Eddie Lack Neck "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
03/31/17 C Jay McClement Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
03/31/17 D Ryan Murphy Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
03/13/17 RW Valentin Zykov Upper Body out indefinitely
03/13/17 LW Brock McGinn Upper Body out indefinitely
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Stars. He has 25 goals this season with 282 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 18.5 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 25 goals on 192 shots. He has 42 assists giving him a total of 67 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 20 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,447 shots against him and has given up 138 goals. He has made 1,309 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Sebastian Aho has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 23 goals this season with 197 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 16.6 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 256 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Cam Ward has 26 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,614 shots against him and has given up 152 goals. He has made 1,462 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have 73 total points this season. They have scored 207 goals while giving up 244 goals. They have had 251 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Stars have allowed 238 power play opportunities and given up 62 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.82% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes have a total of 84 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 213 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 190 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 202 goals scored while they've given up 214 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.78%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 4,602 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,550 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 3,391 attempts while they've given up 3,299 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season. They have 2,395 face off wins compared to 2,429 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Dallas has 1,490 hits and they've blocked 1,251 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 4,428 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,039 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.6% as they have 3,251 shots while they've given up 3,045 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.7% as they've compiled 2,237 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,005 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 994 shot attempts and they have 1,482 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Stars/Hurricanes NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +144
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +144
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