Dallas Stars at Boston Bruins NHL Picks & Predictions 1/15/2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
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The Dallas Stars travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Monday, January 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Stars at +131 and the Bruins at -145.
Dallas has a record of 24-17-3 this season and on the road they have a record of 8-11-2-1. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 133 goals and given up 122 goals for a point differential of +11. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-20-0 and an over/under record of 25-18-0. Boston is 24-10-7 including 14-5-3-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 135 goals and surrendered 105 for a goal differential of +30. Their record against the spread is 24-17-0 while their over/under record is 20-20-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 24-20-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 25-18-0 against the over/under this season
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 24-17-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 20-20-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
01/12/18 D Marc Methot Knee is out indefinitely
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
12/30/17 D Adam McQuaid Leg IR (10/19)
Jamie Benn has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Stars. He has 18 goals this year with 135 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 21 goals on 182 shots. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 19 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has 1,003 shots against him and he's given up 84 goals. He's made 919 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
David Pastrnak has scored 39 total points this year for the Bruins. He has 17 goals this season with 110 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18.2 minutes played per game. Brad Marchand averages 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 18 goals on 87 shots. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 15 wins and 8 losses this year in goal for the Bruins. He has 767 shots against him and he's surrendered 62 goals. He's made 705 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have 51 total points this season, which ranks them 14th in the NHL. They are 11th in the league in goals scored with 133 while they've given up 122 goals, ranking them 23rd overall. They have had 133 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 14th in the NHL. The Stars have allowed 151 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, putting them 16th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.61% for the season. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 20th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins are 6th in the NHL with a total of 55 points this year. They have 28 power play goals on 131 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks them 9th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 126 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. That is 9th in the NHL. As a team, the Bruins are 9th in the league with 135 goals scored while they've given up 105 goals, which is 30th overall. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.38%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 7th in the NHL.
Dallas is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.7%, as they've attempted 2,592 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,421 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.5% as they have 1,897 attempts while they have given up 1,784 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 8th in the league. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time, which is 26th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. That is 5th overall in the NHL. They have 1,480 face-off wins compared to 1,314 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Dallas has 911 hits and they have blocked 637 shots from the opposition, putting them 17th overall.
The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the year. That ranks them 3rd and 26th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,333 face-off wins as opposed to 1,253 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Boston has 971 hits and they've blocked 580 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 30th in blocked shots. Boston is ranked 9th in Corsi percentage with 51.4% as they've tried 2,413 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,283 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 6th in the NHL at 51.6%, as they have 1,813 shots while they've given up 1,703 attempts on defense.
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