Colorado Avalanche vs Dallas Stars NHL Parlay 11/5/2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
American Airlines Center
Ben Bishop and the Dallas Stars (7-8-1, 5th in the Central Division) play the Colorado Avalanche (8-4-2, 2nd in the Central Division) at American Airlines Center on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The Avalanche open this matchup at +128 while the Stars are coming in at -141. The over/under has been set at 5.5. The Avalanche are covering 57.1% of the time, having gone 8-6 SU. The Stars are covering 43.8% of the time, going 7-9 straight up.
The Colorado Avalanche step onto the ice with a record of 8 victories and 4 defeats, ranking them 2nd in the Central Division. During the season thus far, they have scored a total of 48 goals which is 3rd in the West and 8th in the NHL. Their goal differential is +9, ranking them 8th in the NHL. The Avalanche currently have a total of 18 points, which is 12th in the NHL and 6th in the West. in respect to shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 447 which is 9th in the West and 19th in the NHL. As a unit, Colorado currently has a total of 197 hits which means they have an average of 14.1 per game. They currently have a total of 141 blocks for this year. Looking after the net for Colorado is Philipp Grubauer from Rosenheim, Germany. He is 28 years old and has played 605 minutes in net for the season. Grubauer is surrendering 2.68 goals per game which has him sitting 13th in the West and 22nd in the NHL among goalies. Over the course of this year, he has given up 27 goals. He has a save percentage of .918 which has him sitting 11th in the West.
The Colorado Avalanche will look to clean up some issues after taking a 3 - 0 loss to the Arizona Coyotes the last time they stepped on the ice. The Avalanche had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the loss. In this game, they earned a goal on 0 out of the 33 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 4 power play chances but weren't able to score. Colorado racked up 11 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Avalanche was 43 and the Corsi against was 40 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 51.8%. Their Fenwick sat at 31 and the Fenwick against sat at 32, which means they earned a Fenwick percentage of 49.2%. They earned 23 face-off wins and were beaten on 18 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 40.0% and they had a PDO of 91.7 in this game. Regarding their opponent, the Arizona Coyotes racked up a total of 28 shots. They finished with 15 penalty minutes and they notched 2 power play opportunities.
The Stars are the team looking to add points to their total and for the year they sit with 7 victories and 8 defeats. In connection with goal differential, they rank 9th in the conference and 20th in the NHL with -3. They currently have a total of 37 goals for this season which has them sitting at 11th in the conference. Dallas has a save % as a team of .915 which has them sitting 11th in the NHL, which means chances to score may be limited. They are shooting 7.9% putting them at 13th in the Western Conference. In net for Dallas is Ben Bishop who is having an average year by surrendering 2.33 goals against average and that has him 5th in the Western Conference and 12th among goaltenders in the NHL. In the 617 minutes he has played, he's allowed 24 goals. His save % is .922, which puts him at 6th in the Western Conference and 12th among goaltenders in the NHL.
The Dallas Stars faced the Montreal Canadiens in a matchup where the Stars notched a victory by a tally of 4 - 1. For this game, Dallas had a 47.1% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 49 and the other team having a Corsi of 55. Their Fenwick rate was 49.3% with a Fenwick of 37 and the Canadiens having earned a 38 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Dallas had and they looked good in this game. They had a PDO at even strength of 103.6 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 50.7%. The Stars notched 4 goals of the 40 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play attempts in this outing and were able to notch 2 out of those chances. As for the opposition, the Canadiens had 5 power play attempts but were not able to take advantage. Dallas gave way to 36 shots on goal and the Canadiens racked up 8 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas (-141) and under 2.5 total goals
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