Dallas Stars at Los Angeles Kings NHL Parlay 2/22/2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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The Dallas Stars head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Stars at -105 and the Kings at -133.
Dallas has a record of 34-21-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-12-3-2. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've tallied 179 goals and surrendered 157 goals for a point differential of +22. For the year they have an ATS mark of 34-25-0 and an over/under record of 32-25-0. Los Angeles has a record of 33-22-5, including 14-9-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 174 goals and have given up 149 for a goal differential of +25. Their record against the spread is 33-27-0 while their over/under mark is 27-30-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 34-25-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 32-25-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 33-27-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 27-30-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
02/18/18 C Martin Hanzal Soreness is "?" Wednesday vs Anaheim
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
02/12/18 C Trevor Lewis Upper Body IR (02/09)
Player SpotlightBen Bishop has 24 wins and 16 losses this season in goal for the Stars. He has 1,274 shots against him and he's surrendered 107 goals. He's made 1,167 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Jamie Benn has scored 53 total points this year for the Stars. He has 21 goals this season with 164 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 32 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Tyler Seguin averages 20.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 29 goals on 232 attempts. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 51 points on the year.
Anze Kopitar has 64 total points this season for the Kings. He has 25 goals this year with 145 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 39 assists on the year and averages 22 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Quick has 23 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 1,369 shots against him and he's given up 108 goals. He's made 1,261 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Dustin Brown averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 154 attempts. He has 24 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Stars have given up 204 power play opportunities and surrendered 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this season. That is 7th in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.62% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 9th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Stars are 10th overall with 72 total points this year. They are 13th in the league with 179 goals and 27th in goals allowed with 157. They've had 179 power play chances and scored 36 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 17th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Kings are 16th with a total of 174 goals scored while they are 30th with 149 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.35%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 2nd in the league. The Kings have a total of 71 points this season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have had 35 power play goals on 173 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 16th overall. They've given up 205 power play opportunities and surrendered 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 5th when short-handed.
Dallas has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've tried 3,478 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,342 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 9th in Corsi percentage. They are 11th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.2% as they have 2,540 shots while they've given up 2,425 attempts on defense. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 47.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.5% for the year. That puts them 26th and 2nd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,975 face-off wins as opposed to 1,740 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.2%. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. On defense Dallas has 1,276 hits and they've blocked 917 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 11th in the league.
The Kings are 13th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season, which is 19th in the NHL. They have 1,773 face-off wins compared to 1,833 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.2%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 1,517 hits and they have blocked 873 shots from the opposition, which is 17th in the league. Los Angeles is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6% as they've attempted 3,482 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,536 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.3% ranks 19th as they have 2,591 attempts while they have given up 2,663 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles -133 and under 5.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles -133 and under 5.5 total goals
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