Minnesota Wild vs Dallas Stars NHL Parlay 10/29/2019
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
American Airlines Center
American Airlines Center is the site where Ben Bishop and the Dallas Stars (4-8-1, 5th in the Central Division) will take on the Minnesota Wild (4-7-0, 6th in the Central Division) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Wild coming in at +140 and the Stars are at -155. The total opens at 5. The Wild cover 36.4% of the time, having gone 4-7 SU. Dallas covers 30.8% of the time, going 4-9 straight up.
The Minnesota Wild come into this matchup with a record of 4 wins and 7 defeats, putting them at 6th in the Central Division. Thus far in the season, they have earned a total of 26 goals which has them ranked at 13th in the Western Conference and 28th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -11, putting them at 27th in the NHL. The Wild have a total of 8 pts, which has them ranked at 25th in the NHL and 13th in the Western Conference. Regarding shots at the opposing goalie, they have a total of 325 which has them ranked at 12th in the conference and 24th in the NHL. As a group, Minnesota has obtained a total of 167 hits which has them averaging 15.2 per contest. They have a total of 115 blocks for this year. The man between the pipes for Minnesota is Devan Dubnyk from Regina, Saskatchewan. He is 33 years old and has played 352 mins in net this season. Dubnyk is conceding 3.92 goals per game which puts him at 20th among West goaltenders and 44th among goaltenders in the NHL. For the season, he has allowed 23 goals. His save percentage is .880 which puts him at 19th among West goaltenders.
The Minnesota Wild were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5 - 1 win against the Los Angeles Kings the last time they stepped on the ice. The Wild played really well in the win. In their game, they netted 5 of the 27 shots they put on net. Additionally, they had 3 power play attempts but didn't net one. Minnesota had a total of 6 penalty mins in this outing. The Corsi for the Wild was 34 and the Corsi against was 41 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 45.3%. Their Fenwick sat at 27 and the Fenwick against sat at 29, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 48.2%. They won 15 face-off wins and lost 26 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 61.3% and they had a PDO of 119.7 in this one. In discussing stats from the opponent, the Los Angeles Kings put up 31 shots. They had a total of 6 minutes in the box and they notched 3 power play attempts.
The Stars are the team looking to add points to their total and for the campaign they sit with 4 victories and 8 losses. When discussing goal differential, they sit 12th in the conference and 26th in the NHL with -10. They have earned a total of 25 goals for the year which has them at 14th in the conference. Dallas has a save % as a team of .907 which currently has them ranked 15th in the NHL, which means scoring chances could be there if they are opportunistic. They have a team shooting percentage of 6.9% which is good for 14th in the Western Conference. In net for Dallas is Ben Bishop who is having a marginal season by surrendering 2.34 goals per contest and that ranks him 7th among West goalies and 11th in the NHL among goalies. In the 537 minutes he's been on the ice this year, he's given up 21 goals. He's earned a save percentage of .920, which has him sitting 9th among West goalies and 13th in the NHL among goalies.
The Dallas Stars faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a game where the Stars took a loss by a mark of 3 - 0. For this matchup, Dallas wound up with a 48.0% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 48 while their opponent had a Corsi of 52. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 44.4% with a Fenwick of 28 and the Penguins earning a 35 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Dallas played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They had a PDO at even strength of 86.4 and their oZS percentage was 50.0%. They had 2 power play chances in this one but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. In discussing the opposition, the Penguins had 0 power play attempts but were not able to notch a goal. Dallas allowed 27 shots on goal and the Penguins had 4 penalty mins.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas (-155) and under 2.5 total goals
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