Sunday, April 2, 2017
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The Dallas Stars travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday, April 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +188 and the Lightning at -210.
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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. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 38-29-9 including 21-14-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 215 goals and surrendered 213 for a goal differential of +2. The Lightning have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-38 while their over/under record sits at 35-34-7.
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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 Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 34-38 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 35-34-7 against the over/under
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee out for season
04/01/17 RW Ales Hemsky Hip is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Carolina
03/31/17 LW Curtis McKenzie Head out indefinitely
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 Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
04/01/17 C Cedric Paquette Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Montreal
04/01/17 D Jason Garrison Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Montreal
04/01/17 RW Nikita Kucherov Illness is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Montreal
04/01/17 C Steven Stamkos Knee is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Montreal
04/01/17 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Montreal
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip out for season
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%.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 80 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 38 goals this season with 233 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 155 shots. He has 51 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 20 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,323 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,210 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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 Lightning have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 60 power play goals on 260 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 246 power play opportunities and have given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Stars have a total of 215 goals scored while they've given up 213 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.40%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
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.
Tampa Bay has attempted 4,301 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,057 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 3,236 shots while they've given up 3,131 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.3% as they've compiled 2,225 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,386 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 926 shot attempts and they have 1,681 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Stars/Lightning NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +188
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +188
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