Vancouver Canucks at Dallas Stars NHL Picks & Predictions 3/25/2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018
American Airlines Center
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The Vancouver Canucks head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Stars on Sunday, March 25, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Canucks at +239 and the Stars at -270.
Vancouver has a record of 26-40-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 14-22-3-2. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 193 goals and surrendered 246 goals for a point differential of -53. For the year they have an ATS mark of 26-49-0 and an over/under record of 42-33-0. Dallas has a record of 38-29-8 including 24-11-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 214 goals and have given up 204 for a goal differential of +10. Their record against the spread is 38-37-0 while their over/under mark is 38-35-0.
Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 26-49-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 42-33-0 against the over/under this season
Important Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 38-37-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 38-35-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/23/18 LW Brendan Leipsic Upper Body is doubtful Sunday vs Dallas
03/20/18 D Ben Hutton Foot is out indefinitely
03/17/18 LW Loui Eriksson Ribs is out indefinitely
03/17/18 LW Sven Baertschi Shoulder is out indefinitely
03/15/18 D Erik Gudbranson Shoulder is out for season
03/08/18 RW Brock Boeser Back is out indefinitely
02/09/18 C Brendan Gaunce Foot IR (02/07)
02/09/18 C Markus Granlund Ankle IR (02/07)
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
03/23/18 C Jason Spezza Back is out indefinitely
03/18/18 GO Ben Bishop Knee is out indefinitely
03/01/18 C Martin Hanzal Back is out for season
Brock Boeser has scored 55 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 29 goals this season with 179 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 17.5 minutes played per contest. Daniel Sedin averages 15.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 21 goals on 159 attempts. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 50 points on the year. Jacob Markstrom has 19 wins and 26 losses this season in goal for the Canucks. He has 1,596 shots against him and he's surrendered 144 goals. He's made 1,452 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Tyler Seguin has 71 total points this season for the Stars. He has 39 goals this year with 309 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 32 assists on the year and averages 20.7 minutes played per contest. Jamie Benn averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 28 goals on 226 attempts. He has 41 assists, giving him a total of 69 points on the year. Kari Lehtonen has 12 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has 782 shots against him and he's given up 69 goals. He's made 713 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have 61 total points this year, which is 30th in the NHL. They've scored 193 goals while giving up 246 scores, which has them ranked 27th and 3rd respectively. They have had 229 power play chances and scored 49 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th in the league. The Canucks have given up 258 power play opportunities and surrendered 56 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking them 22nd when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.60% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars are 17th in the league with a total of 84 points this season. They have 46 power play goals on 229 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 18th in the NHL. They've given up 259 power play opportunities and surrendered 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 11th overall. As a team, the Stars are 18th with a total of 214 goals scored while they've given up 204 goals this season, ranking 23rd in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.02%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 14th overall in the NHL.
Vancouver is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.2%, as they've attempted 4,085 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,386 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.8% as they have 3,069 attempts while they have given up 3,346 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 26th in the league. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time, which is 28th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the season. That is 11th overall in the NHL. They have 2,222 face-off wins compared to 2,271 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That ranks them 20th in the league. On defense Vancouver has 1,603 hits and they have blocked 1,040 shots from the opposition, putting them 23rd overall.
The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the year. That ranks them 23rd and 3rd respectively in the NHL. They have 2,503 face-off wins as opposed to 2,241 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That is 2nd in the league. On defense Dallas has 1,725 hits and they've blocked 1,181 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 4th in blocked shots. Dallas is ranked 8th in Corsi percentage with 50.9% as they've tried 4,421 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,267 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 10th in the NHL at 51.3%, as they have 3,247 shots while they've given up 3,086 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Canucks/Stars NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver +239
Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver +239
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