Chicago Blackhawks vs Dallas Stars NHL Parlay 11/23/2019
Game: Chicago Blackhawks vs Dallas Stars
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Blackhawks (+159) Stars (-176)
Robin Lehner and the Chicago Blackhawks (9-9-4, 5th in the Central Division) travel to American Airlines Center on Saturday where they'll meet the Dallas Stars (13-8-2, 3rd in the Central Division). The Blackhawks open this matchup at +159 while the Stars are coming in at -176. The O/U opens at 5.5. The Blackhawks are covering 40.9% of the time, having gone 9-13 SU. The Stars are covering 56.5% of the time, going 13-10 straight up.
The Chicago Blackhawks head into this game holding a record of 9 victories and 9 losses, which is good for 5th in the Central Division. During the season thus far, they have converted a total of 65 goals which has them sitting at 8th in the conference and 18th in the NHL. Their goal differential is 0, which is good for 18th in the NHL. The Blackhawks currently have a total of 22 pts, which has them sitting at 24th in the NHL and 12th in the Western Conference. With reference to shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 666 which has them sitting at 14th in the Western Conference and 25th in the NHL. As a unit, Chicago currently has a total of 453 hits which means they have an average of 20.6 per contest. They currently have a total of 217 blocks for the year. The goaltender for is Robin Lehner from Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He is 28 years old and has racked up 668 mins protecting the goal for the season. is allowing 2.52 GAA which puts him at 8th among West goalies and 10th among goalies in the NHL. During this season, he's allowed 28 goals. He holds a save percentage of .934 which puts him at 2nd among West goalies.
The Chicago Blackhawks were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 4 - 2 defeat to the Tampa Bay Lightning the last time they stepped on the ice. The Blackhawks could have played much better offensively in the defeat. While out there on the ice, they netted 2 of the 34 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 3 power play opportunities but didn't get a goal. Chicago had 6 penalty minutes for this outing. The Corsi for the Blackhawks sat at 44 and the Corsi against at even strength was 37 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 54.3%. Their Fenwick sat at 28 while the Fenwick against sat at 28, which tells us they had a rate of 50.0%. They won 27 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 16 of all total face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 54.5% and they had a PDO of 92.0 in this one. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Tampa Bay Lightning racked up a total of 35 shots. They finished with a total of 6 penalty minutes and they earned 3 power play attempts.
The Stars will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the campaign they sit with 13 victories and 8 losses. With reference to goal differential, they currently sit 2nd in the West and 6th in the league with +11. They currently have a total of 66 goals for the year which is good for 7th in the Western Conference. Dallas has a save percentage as a team of .920 which has them ranked 4th in the league, which means chances to score may be limited. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.5% ranking them 8th in the Western Conference. In net for Dallas is Ben Bishop who is having a marginal year by giving up 2.25 goals per contest and that places him 3rd among West goalies and 5th among goaltenders in the NHL. In the 880 minutes he has been on the ice this year, he has allowed 33 goals. His save percentage is .926, which puts him at 4th among West goalies and 6th among goaltenders in the NHL.
The Dallas Stars squared up with the Winnipeg Jets in an outing where the Stars took home the win by a final score of 5 - 3. In this game, Dallas wound up with a 48.9% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 43 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 45. Their Fenwick rate came in at 52.3% by earning a Fenwick of 34 and the Jets finishing with a 31 Fenwick. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Dallas had and it was an excellent showing for this outing. They had a PDO of 103.6 and their percentage of oZS was 40.7%. The Stars notched 5 goals of the 36 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 power play attempts in this outing but were not able to net one. In discussing the opposition, the Jets had 2 power play attempts but were not able to score a goal. Dallas gave up 26 shots on goal and the Jets had a total of 4 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas (-176) and under the total goals
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