Thursday, February 16, 2017
Xcel Energy Center
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The Dallas Stars head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Stars at +172 and the Wild at -191. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Dallas comes into this game having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 22-26-10 and away from home they have a record of 7-17-4. The currently are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 160 goals and surrendered 187 goals for a point differential of -27. The Stars have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-36 and an over/under record of 30-28-0. Minnesota shows up with a record of 37-13-6 including 19-7-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 187 goals and surrendered 130 for a goal differential of +57. The Wild have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-19 while their over/under record sits at 28-20-8.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Stars. He has 19 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 21 goals on 214 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 12 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,022 shots against him and has given up 100 goals. He has made 922 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
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Eric Staal has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Wild. He has 16 goals this season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 7 goals on 111 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 31 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,308 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 1,221 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Stars have 54 total points this season. They have scored 160 goals while giving up 187 goals. They have had 207 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Stars have allowed 193 power play opportunities and given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.06% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Wild have a total of 80 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 155 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 148 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 130 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.10%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 3,456 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,452 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 2,579 attempts while they've given up 2,512 shots on the defensive end. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the season. They have 1,801 face off wins compared to 1,855 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense Dallas has 1,128 hits and they've blocked 940 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 3,076 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,260 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.9% as they have 2,318 shots while they've given up 2,422 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.8% as they've compiled 1,748 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,625 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 838 shot attempts and they have 870 hits as a unit.
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 22-36 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 30-28-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 34-19 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 28-20-8 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Injuries
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
10/31/16 RW Ales Hemsky Hip expected to miss 5-6 months
01/20/17 D Johnny Oduya Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
02/14/17 D Matt Dumba Knee "?" Thursday vs Dallas
01/18/17 D Jonas Brodin Finger out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas +172
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