Tampa Bay Lightning at Dallas Stars NHL Parlay 3/1/2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
American Airlines Center
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Stars on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Lightning at -139 and the Stars at +126.
Tampa Bay has a record of 43-17-3 this year and away from home they have a record of 22-11-2-2. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 227 goals and surrendered 170 goals for a point differential of +57. For the year they have an ATS mark of 43-20-0 and an over/under record of 40-22-0. Dallas has a record of 36-23-4, including 22-10-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 186 goals and have given up 164 for a goal differential of +22. Their record against the spread is 36-27-0 while their over/under mark is 33-28-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 43-20-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 40-22-0 against the over/under this season
Important Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 36-27-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 33-28-0 against the over/under this season
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/30/17 GO Peter Budaj Leg IR (12/29)
02/27/18 RW Nikita Kucherov Upper Body left last game, is "?" Wednesday vs Buffalo
02/26/18 C J.T. Miller Acquired is "?" Wednesday vs Buffalo
02/26/18 D Ryan McDonagh Upper Body is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Buffalo
02/26/18 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body injured last game, is "?" Wednesday vs Buffalo
01/22/18 LW Ondrej Palat Lower Body IR (01/20)
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
02/27/18 C Martin Hanzal Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs Tampa Bay
Andrei Vasilevskiy has 37 wins and 12 losses this season in goal for the Lightning. He has 1,642 shots against him and he's surrendered 120 goals. He's made 1,522 stops for a save percentage of 93%. Nikita Kucherov has scored 82 total points this year for the Lightning. He has 33 goals this season with 227 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 49 assists on the year and averages 20 minutes played per contest. Brayden Point averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 25 goals on 167 attempts. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 54 points on the year.
Jamie Benn has 55 total points this season for the Stars. He has 21 goals this year with 176 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 34 assists on the year and averages 19.6 minutes played per contest. Ben Bishop has 25 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has 1,335 shots against him and he's given up 110 goals. He's made 1,225 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Tyler Seguin averages 20.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 247 attempts. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning have given up 207 power play opportunities and surrendered 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78% this season. That is 24th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.08% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 5th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Lightning are 1st overall with 89 total points this year. They are 1st in the league with 227 goals and 26th in goals allowed with 170. They've had 222 power play chances and scored 54 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That is 3rd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Stars are 15th with a total of 186 goals scored while they are 28th with 164 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.34%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 10th in the league. The Stars have a total of 76 points this season, which is 11th in the NHL. They have had 37 power play goals on 194 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 21st overall. They've given up 217 power play opportunities and surrendered 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 8th when short-handed.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've tried 3,860 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,621 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 8th in Corsi percentage. They are 10th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.5% as they have 2,898 shots while they've given up 2,728 attempts on defense. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 52.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.1% for the year. That puts them 7th and 27th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,860 face-off wins as opposed to 2,046 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.6%. That is 29th overall in the NHL. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,283 hits and they've blocked 893 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 22nd in the league.
The Stars are 27th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season, which is 4th in the NHL. They have 2,113 face-off wins compared to 1,860 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.2%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Dallas has 1,379 hits and they have blocked 981 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Dallas is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.2% as they've attempted 3,734 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,557 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.5% ranks 7th as they have 2,730 attempts while they have given up 2,576 shots on the defensive end.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -139 and over 5.5 total goals
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