Saturday, January 14, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Minnesota Wild travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 26-9-5 and on the road they have a record of 12-5-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 130 goals and given up 86 goals for a point differential of +44. The Wild have an overall record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-14 and an over/under record of 16-17-7. Dallas shows up with a record of 18-17-8 including 12-6-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 114 goals and surrendered 129 for a goal differential of -15. The Stars have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-25 while their over/under record sits at 20-23-0.
Ryan Suter has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Wild. He has 6 goals this season with 80 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 106 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 22 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 946 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 889 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Jason Spezza has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Stars. He has 7 goals this season with 78 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 150 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 9 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 650 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 583 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Wild have 57 total points this season. They have scored 130 goals while giving up 86 goals. They have had 114 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Wild have allowed 114 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.05% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Stars have a total of 44 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 150 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 145 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 114 goals scored while they've given up 129 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.91%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 2,178 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,302 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.8% as they have 1,624 attempts while they've given up 1,703 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. They have 1,267 face off wins compared to 1,175 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.9%. On defense Minnesota has 660 hits and they've blocked 599 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 2,513 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,564 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.3% as they have 1,883 shots while they've given up 1,862 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 46.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,354 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,384 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 702 shot attempts and they have 855 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 25-14 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 16-17-7 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 18-25 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 20-23-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/07/16 D Julius Honka Wrist out indefinitely
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
01/12/17 D Jamie Oleksiak Hand out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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