Dallas Stars at Montreal Canadiens NHL Picks & Predictions 3/13/2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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The Dallas Stars head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Stars at -170 and the Canadiens at +153.
Dallas has a record of 38-25-6 this year and away from home they have a record of 14-15-3-2. They are 4th in the Central Division. They have tallied 198 goals and surrendered 180 goals for a point differential of +18. For the year they have an ATS mark of 38-31-0 and an over/under record of 34-33-0. Montreal has a record of 25-31-12 including 16-10-8-4 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 173 goals and have given up 214 for a goal differential of -41. Their record against the spread is 25-43-0 while their over/under mark is 28-38-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 38-31-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 34-33-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 25-43-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 28-38-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
03/12/18 GO Ben Bishop Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Montreal
03/01/18 C Martin Hanzal Back is out for season
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/18/17 D Shea Weber Foot IR (12/17)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Concussion IR (10/20)
03/12/18 RW Andrew Shaw Undisclosed is questionable Monday vs Columbus
03/12/18 LW Phillip Danault Head is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Columbus
03/12/18 D Rinat Valiev Lower Body is questionable Monday vs Columbus is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Columbus
03/11/18 LW Charles Hudon Lower Body injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Columbus
03/10/18 D David Schlemko Upper Body is questionable Monday vs Columbus
03/05/18 LW Max Pacioretty Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/05/18 D Victor Mete Finger is out for season
02/23/18 GO Carey Price Concussion IR (02/20)
Jamie Benn has scored 60 total points this year for the Stars. He has 23 goals this season with 203 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 37 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Tyler Seguin averages 20.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 36 goals on 277 attempts. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 65 points on the year. Kari Lehtonen has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in goal for the Stars. He has 635 shots against him and he's surrendered 50 goals. He's made 585 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Brendan Gallagher has 41 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 24 goals this year with 227 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 15.7 minutes played per contest. Max Pacioretty averages 19 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 17 goals on 212 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the year. Antti Niemi has 4 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 500 shots against him and he's given up 47 goals. He's made 453 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have 82 total points this year, which is 10th in the NHL. They've scored 198 goals while giving up 180 scores, which has them ranked 16th and 26th respectively. They have had 212 power play chances and scored 42 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 20th in the league. The Stars have given up 239 power play opportunities and surrendered 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 4th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.10% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens are 27th in the league with a total of 62 points this season. They have 41 power play goals on 204 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 17th in the NHL. They've given up 219 power play opportunities and surrendered 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 28th overall. As a team, the Canadiens are 29th with a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 214 goals this season, ranking 8th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.58%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 23rd overall in the NHL.
Dallas is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51%, as they've attempted 4,072 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,908 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.4% as they have 2,984 attempts while they have given up 2,826 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 11th in the league. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time, which is 23rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season. That is 6th overall in the NHL. They have 2,313 face-off wins compared to 2,032 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.2%. That ranks them 3rd in the league. On defense Dallas has 1,538 hits and they have blocked 1,082 shots from the opposition, putting them 6th overall.
The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 52.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.4% for the year. That ranks them 6th and 27th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,999 face-off wins as opposed to 2,183 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That is 28th in the league. On defense Montreal has 1,731 hits and they've blocked 1,153 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 1st in blocked shots. Montreal is ranked 17th in Corsi percentage with 50.3% as they've tried 4,225 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,173 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 12th in the NHL at 50.5%, as they have 3,087 shots while they've given up 3,020 attempts on defense.
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