Saturday, February 18, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at +100 and the Stars at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 56 games. They have an overall record of 25-24-7 and on the road they have a record of 11-14-5. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 154 goals and given up 160 goals for a point differential of -6. The Lightning have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-31 and an over/under record of 26-24-6. Dallas shows up with a record of 22-26-10 including 15-9-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 161 goals and surrendered 190 for a goal differential of -29. The Stars have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-36 while their over/under record sits at 30-29-0.
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Victor Hedman has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 8 goals this season with 104 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 21 goals on 153 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 11 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 858 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 782 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Stars. He has 19 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 20 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 21 goals on 214 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 12 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,022 shots against him and has given up 100 goals. He has made 922 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Lightning have 57 total points this season. They have scored 154 goals while giving up 160 goals. They have had 200 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Lightning have allowed 188 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.22% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have a total of 54 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 207 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 193 power play opportunities and have given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 160 goals scored while they've given up 187 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.06%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 3,118 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,999 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.5% as they have 2,345 attempts while they've given up 2,298 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season. They have 1,653 face off wins compared to 1,735 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.8%. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,237 hits and they've blocked 701 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 3,456 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,452 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 2,579 shots while they've given up 2,512 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 48.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.3% as they've compiled 1,801 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,855 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 940 shot attempts and they have 1,128 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 22-31 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 26-24-6 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 22-36 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 30-29-0 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
02/11/17 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Dallas
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip expected to miss 4 weeks
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
02/16/17 D Stephen Johns Illness "?" Saturday vs Tampa Bay
01/20/17 D Johnny Oduya Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas -120
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