Montreal Canadiens at Dallas Stars NHL Picks & Predictions 11/21/2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Montreal Canadiens head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canadiens at +122 and the Stars at -135.
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Montreal has a record of 8-11-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 4-6-0. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 51 goals and surrendered 74 goals for a point differential of -23. For the year they have an ATS mark of 8-13-0 and an over/under record of 11-8-0. Dallas has a record of 10-9-1 including 7-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 58 goals and have given up 61 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 10-10-0 while their over/under mark is 11-8-0.
Valuable Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 8-13-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 11-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 10-10-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 11-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/15/17 LW Artturi Lehkonen Lower Body IR (11/13)
11/12/17 GO Al Montoya Concussion IR (11/09)
11/10/17 GO Carey Price Lower Body IR (11/02)
10/30/17 LW Nikita Scherbak Knee IR (10/26)
10/24/17 D David Schlemko Hand IR (10/02)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Upper Body IR (10/20)
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
11/12/17 D Marc Methot Lower Body is out indefinitely
Jonathan Drouin has scored 13 total points this year for the Canadiens. He has 3 goals this season with 58 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Brendan Gallagher averages 15.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 8 goals on 63 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the year. Charlie Lindgren has 3 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Canadiens. He has 222 shots against him and he's surrendered 17 goals. He's made 205 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Tyler Seguin has 18 total points this season for the Stars. He has 8 goals this year with 75 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 20.4 minutes played per contest. Jamie Benn averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 11 goals on 65 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the year. Ben Bishop has 8 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has 425 shots against him and he's given up 41 goals. He's made 384 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens have 18 total points this year, which is 27th in the NHL. They've scored 51 goals while giving up 74 scores, which has them ranked 27th and 3rd respectively. They have had 73 power play chances and scored 11 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the league. The Canadiens have given up 70 power play opportunities and surrendered 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 37 shots per contest and as a team shoot 6.63% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 30th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars are 21st in the league with a total of 21 points this season. They have 17 power play goals on 62 chances for a percentage of 27%. That is 2nd in the NHL. They've given up 72 power play opportunities and surrendered 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 11th overall. As a team, the Stars are 20th with a total of 58 goals scored while they've given up 61 goals this season, ranking 14th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.29%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 26th overall in the NHL.
Montreal is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54%, as they've attempted 1,398 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,191 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 54% as they have 1,036 attempts while they have given up 884 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 3rd in the league. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 55.3% of the time, which is 4th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.7% for the season. That is 27th overall in the NHL. They have 667 face-off wins compared to 684 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.4%. That ranks them 23rd in the league. On defense Montreal has 527 hits and they have blocked 307 shots from the opposition, putting them 4th overall.
The Stars are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.3% for the season, which is 7th in the NHL. They have 687 face-off wins compared to 600 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.4%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Dallas has 421 hits and they have blocked 290 shots from the opposition, which is 17th in the league. Dallas is 8th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.3% as they've attempted 1,147 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,088 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.8% ranks 6th as they have 857 attempts while they have given up 798 shots on the defensive end.
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