Friday, March 24, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The San Jose Sharks travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Friday, March 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at -130 and the Stars at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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San Jose comes into this matchup having played 73 games. They have an overall record of 42-24-7 and on the road they have a record of 19-14-3. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 198 goals and given up 169 goals for a point differential of +29. The Sharks have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-31 and an over/under record of 17-34-22. Dallas shows up with a record of 29-33-10 including 19-12-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 233 for a goal differential of -37. The Stars have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-43 while their over/under record sits at 39-33-0.
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Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 40-31 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 17-34-22 against the over/under
Important Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 29-43 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 39-33-0 against the over/under
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/23/17 C Danny O'Regan Upper Body "?" Friday vs. Dallas
03/21/17 D Marc-Edouard Vlasic Illness "?" Friday vs. Dallas
03/20/17 C Melker Karlsson Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Dallas
03/20/17 RW Jannik Hansen Upper Body "?" Friday vs. Dallas
01/23/17 C Micheal Haley Lower Body out indefinitely
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
03/22/17 C Jason Spezza Back is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Chicago
03/03/17 LW Antoine Roussel Hand out indefinitely
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 64 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 28 goals this season with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 27 goals on 287 shots. He has 43 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. Martin Jones has 32 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,523 shots against him and has given up 128 goals. He has made 1,395 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Stars. He has 24 goals this season with 264 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 44 assists on the season and averages 18.6 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 24 goals on 176 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 18 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,343 shots against him and has given up 130 goals. He has made 1,213 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have 91 total points this season. They have scored 198 goals while giving up 169 goals. They have had 223 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Sharks have allowed 186 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.00% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 238 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 227 power play opportunities and have given up 59 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 196 goals scored while they've given up 233 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.97%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 4,209 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,086 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.1% as they have 3,155 attempts while they've given up 2,900 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. They have 2,030 face off wins compared to 2,200 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense has 1,393 hits and they've blocked 1,186 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 4,313 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,281 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 3,182 shots while they've given up 3,119 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 48.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 2,238 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,278 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,162 shot attempts and they have 1,375 hits as a unit.
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