Dallas Stars at Florida Panthers 3/4/17 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 3/3/2017
Saturday, March 4, 2017
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The Dallas Stars head to BB&T Center to take on the Florida Panthers on Saturday, March 4, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Stars at +127 and the Panthers at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this game having played 64 games. They have an overall record of 25-28-10 and away from home they have a record of 7-18-4. The currently are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 208 goals for a point differential of -28. The Stars have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-39 and an over/under record of 34-30-0. Florida shows up with a record of 29-23-10 including 15-13-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 159 goals and surrendered 176 for a goal differential of -17. The Panthers have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-34 while their over/under record sits at 26-27-10.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 60 total points this season for the Stars. He has 23 goals this season with 163 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 19.9 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 22 goals on 240 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 14 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,140 shots against him and has given up 114 goals. He has made 1,026 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
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Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 22 goals this season with 183 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 21.3 minutes played per game. Jaromir Jagr has averaged 17.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 12 goals on 134 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. James Reimer has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 742 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 682 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have 60 total points this season. They have scored 176 goals while giving up 203 goals. They have had 220 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Stars have allowed 204 power play opportunities and given up 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.10% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Panthers have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 206 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 186 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 158 goals scored while they've given up 174 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.00%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 3,792 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,744 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.9% as they have 2,815 attempts while they've given up 2,719 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season. They have 1,970 face off wins compared to 2,014 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense has 1,222 hits and they've blocked 1,025 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 3,543 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,268 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.5% as they have 2,725 shots while they've given up 2,569 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 53.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.9% as they've compiled 1,823 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,980 face off losses. On defense has blocked 699 shot attempts and they have 1,298 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 25-39 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 34-30-0 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 25-34 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 26-27-10 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
03/03/17 LW Antoine Roussel Upper Body out indefinitely
02/25/17 RW Adam Cracknell Lower Body out indefinitely
Florida Panthers Injuries
03/03/17 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +127
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