Dallas Stars at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/26/2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017
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The Dallas Stars head to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Stars at +122 and the Oilers at -135.
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Dallas has a record of 5-4-0 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-3-0. They are 4th in the Central Division. They have tallied 26 goals and surrendered 26 goals for a point differential of 0. For the year they have an ATS mark of 5-4-0 and an over/under record of 5-4-0. Edmonton has a record of 2-5-1 including 1-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 15 goals and have given up 24 for a goal differential of -9. Their record against the spread is 2-6-0 while their over/under mark is 3-5-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 5-4-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 2-6-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/15/17 RW Brian Ferlin Undisclosed IR (10/03)
10/15/17 D Ryan Stanton Foot IR (10/03)
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR (10/03)
John Klingberg has scored 9 total points this year for the Stars. He has 3 goals this season with 29 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 24.8 minutes played per contest. Mattias Janmark averages 16.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 2 goals on 16 attempts. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 5 points on the year. Ben Bishop has 5 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Stars. He has 212 shots against him and he's surrendered 17 goals. He's made 195 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Patrick Maroon has 6 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 2 goals this year with 20 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 4 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averages 22.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 4 goals on 34 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 2 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 199 shots against him and he's given up 17 goals. He's made 182 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have 10 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 26 goals while giving up 26 scores, which has them ranked 16th and 13th respectively. They have had 26 power play chances and scored 6 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That is 8th in the league. The Stars have given up 33 power play opportunities and surrendered 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%, ranking them 3rd when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.31% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 20th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers are 29th in the league with a total of 5 points this season. They have 4 power play goals on 26 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 20th in the NHL. They've given up 32 power play opportunities and surrendered 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 27th overall. As a team, the Oilers are 31st with a total of 15 goals scored while they've given up 24 goals this season, ranking 18th in goals against. They average 38 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 4.97%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 19th overall in the NHL.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 54% as they've tried 564 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 481 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 5th in Corsi percentage. They are 3rd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 55.2% as they have 437 shots while they've given up 354 attempts on defense. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 47.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.7% for the year. That puts them 27th and 3rd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 314 face-off wins as opposed to 275 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.3%. That is 5th overall in the NHL. On defense Dallas has 201 hits and they've blocked 127 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 15th in the league.
The Oilers are 2nd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 56.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 43.3% for the season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have 235 face-off wins compared to 240 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 20th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 244 hits and they have blocked 125 shots from the opposition, which is 16th in the league. Edmonton is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 56.2% as they've attempted 569 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 443 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 56.6% ranks 1st as they have 415 attempts while they have given up 318 shots on the defensive end.
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