Dallas Stars at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Predictions 10/30/2017
Monday, October 30, 2017
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The Dallas Stars travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Monday, October 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Stars at -105 and the Canucks at -105.
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Dallas has a record of 6-5-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-4-0. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 32 goals and given up 32 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-5-0 and an over/under record of 6-5-0. Vancouver has a record of 6-3-1 including 2-2-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 30 goals and surrendered 25 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 6-4-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 6-5-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 6-4-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
10/27/17 D Stephen Johns Concussion is "?" Monday vs Vancouver
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
10/23/17 D Troy Stecher Lower Body IR (10/23)
10/17/17 LW Loui Eriksson Knee IR (10/17)
10/15/17 C Cole Cassels Arm IR (10/03)
10/14/17 D Alexander Edler MCL IR (10/12)
10/07/17 F Brendan Gaunce Shoulder IR (10/03)
Ben Bishop has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has 247 shots against him and he's given up 22 goals. He's made 225 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Mattias Janmark has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Stars. 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 season and averages 16.5 minutes played per game. John Klingberg averages 24.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 3 goals on 31 shots. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the season.
Thomas Vanek has scored 5 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 4 goals this season with 17 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 1 assist on the season and averages 13.5 minutes played per game. Jacob Markstrom has 3 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Canucks. He has 184 shots against him and he's surrendered 17 goals. He's made 167 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Brock Boeser averages 15.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 2 goals on 23 shots. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have allowed 38 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92% this year. That is 2nd in the NHL. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.67% for the season. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is ranked 21st in the league. The Stars has 12 total points this season, ranking 14th in the NHL in offense. They are 17th in the league with 32 goals while they've given up 32 goals, which is 16th overall. They have had 34 power play opportunities and scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 32%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canucks are 21st with 30 goals scored while they are 29th in the NHL with 25 goals allowed this year. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.97%. They give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 8th place in the league. The Canucks have a total of 13 points this year, which is 11th in the NHL. They have 7 power play goals on 46 opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That ranks their power play unit 20th. They've allowed 38 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, which is 8th overall.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've tried 682 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 616 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 5th in Corsi percentage. They are 4th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 53.8% as they have 520 shots while they've given up 447 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 28th and 4th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 388 face-off wins as opposed to 344 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53%. That is 5th overall in the NHL. On defense Dallas has 244 hits and they've blocked 169 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 6th in the league.
The Canucks are 17th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 326 face-off wins compared to 298 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.2%. That is 12th in the league. On defense Vancouver has 153 hits and they have blocked 119 shots from the opposition, which is 31st in the league. Vancouver is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.3% as they've attempted 520 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 535 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.2% ranks 20th as they have 403 attempts while they have given up 416 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Stars/Canucks NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Vancouver -105
Tony's Pick: Take Vancouver -105
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