Dallas Stars vs Washington Capitals NHL Picks and Tips 10/8/2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Capital One Arena
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The Dallas Stars travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
Dallas has a record of 0-3-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 0-2-0. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 6 goals and given up 9 goals for a point differential of -3. For the season they have an ATS record of 0-3 and an over/under record of 1-2-0. Washington is 2-0-1 including 1-0-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 7 goals and surrendered 6 for a goal differential of +1. Their record against the spread is 2-1 while their over/under record is 0-2-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 0-3 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 2-1 straight up this year
The Washington Capitals are 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
10/06/19 D Roman Polak Head is questionable Tuesday vs Washington
10/04/19 LW Blake Comeau Lower Body IR (10/04)
10/04/19 C Jason Dickinson Lower Body IR (10/04)
09/30/19 RW Corey Perry Foot IR Mid Oct
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
10/07/19 C Evgeny Kuznetsov Suspension Served is probable Tuesday vs Dallas
10/07/19 D Michal Kempny Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs Dallas
The Dallas Stars will look for better times on the ice after their 4 - 3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in their last contest. The Stars offense showed they have some room for improvement in this loss. For this outing, they earned a goal on 3 of the 22 shots they tried. In addition, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to score a goal. Dallas earned a total of 16 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Stars was 22 and the Corsi against at even strength was 51 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 30.1%. Their Fenwick sat at 17 and the Fenwick against sat at 45, which means they had a Fenwick percentage of 27.4%. They won 15 face-off wins and lost 14 of the face-offs. Their offensive zone starts came in at 66.7% and they had a PDO of 98.1 for this game. Regarding their opponent, the Detroit Red Wings earned a total of 33 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 4 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 8 power play chances.
The Washington Capitals faced the Carolina Hurricanes in a game where the Capitals were on the wrong end of the score by a final score of 3 - 2. In their game, Washington wound up with a 57.7% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by earning a Corsi of 41 while the opposition had a Corsi of 30. Their Fenwick rate was 56.1% by earning a Fenwick of 32 and the Hurricanes ending the game with a 25 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Washington played and you can safely assume that they'll look to improve in their next outing. Their PDO at even strength was 100.0 and they earned an oZS percentage of 60.2%. The Capitals scored 2 goals out of the 34 shots on goal they pursued. They had 6 power play attempts in this one but was not able to net one. On the other side of the ice, the Hurricanes had 4 power play attempts and ended up scoring 1 goal on that opportunity. Washington allowed 28 shots on goal and the Hurricanes had a total of 14 penalty minutes.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have 0 total points this season, which ranks them 26th in the NHL. They are 17th in the league in goals scored with 6 while they've given up 9 goals, ranking them 9th overall. They have had 6 power play opportunities and have scored 0 goals on those chances for a percentage of 0%. That is 27th in the NHL. The Stars have allowed 14 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, putting them 11th in the league when short-handed. They average 27 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.50% for the season. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%. That puts them 20th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals are 3rd in the NHL with a total of 5 points this year. They have 2 power play goals on 11 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks them 19th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 7 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%. That is 21st in the NHL. As a team, the Capitals are 14th in the league with 7 goals scored while they've given up 6 goals, which is 16th overall. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.29%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 10th in the NHL.
Dallas is 27th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 43.5%, as they've attempted 93 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 121 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 41% as they have 66 attempts while they have given up 95 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 30th in the league. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 45% of the time, which is 23rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 55% for the season. That is 9th overall in the NHL. They have 60 face-off wins compared to 59 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That ranks them 17th in the league. On defense Dallas has 38 hits and they have blocked 26 shots from the opposition, putting them 11th overall.
The Capitals are 10th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.6% for the season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 67 face-off wins compared to 65 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.8%. That is 14th in the league. On defense Washington has 48 hits and they have blocked 19 shots from the opposition, which is 22nd in the league. Washington is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 58.8% as they've attempted 124 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 87 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 57.2% ranks 3rd as they have 91 attempts while they have given up 68 shots on the defensive end.
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