Tuesday, February 28, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -150 and the Stars at +136. The over/under has been set at 6.
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Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 38-14-8 and on the road they have a record of 13-10-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 211 goals and given up 168 goals for a point differential of +43. The Penguins have an overall record of 6-1-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-22 and an over/under record of 37-19-4. Dallas shows up with a record of 24-28-10 including 17-10-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 173 goals and surrendered 201 for a goal differential of -28. The Stars have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-38 while their over/under record sits at 33-29-0.
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Sidney Crosby has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 34 goals this season with 179 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 19.7 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 25 goals on 160 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 921 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 834 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Stars. He has 21 goals this season with 157 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 19.9 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 232 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 14 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,140 shots against him and has given up 114 goals. He has made 1,026 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have 84 total points this season. They have scored 211 goals while giving up 168 goals. They have had 203 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Penguins have allowed 202 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.33% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 219 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 203 power play opportunities and have given up 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 201 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.10%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 3,541 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,534 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 2,701 attempts while they've given up 2,567 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season. They have 1,819 face off wins compared to 1,998 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense has 1,536 hits and they've blocked 967 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 3,735 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,684 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 2,771 shots while they've given up 2,682 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,940 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,980 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,002 shot attempts and they have 1,201 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 36-22 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 37-19-4 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 24-38 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 33-29-0 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
02/27/17 D Kris Letang Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs. Dallas
02/23/17 D Trevor Daley Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/17/17 D Olli Maatta Hand expected to miss 6 weeks
02/14/17 LW Conor Sheary Upper Body expected to miss 2-4 weeks
02/13/17 RW Bryan Rust Arm out indefinitely
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
02/25/17 RW Adam Cracknell Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas +136
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