Arizona Coyotes vs Dallas Stars Predictions, NHL Parlay Picks 2/19/2020
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Dallas Stars
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+145) Stars (-161)
American Airlines Center is the site where Ben Bishop and the Dallas Stars (34-19-6, 1st in the Central Division) will play the Arizona Coyotes (30-24-8, 5th in the Pacific Division) on Wednesday. The Stars open this game at -161 while the Coyotes are priced at +145. The over/under is set at 5. The Coyotes are covering 43.9% of the time, having gone 25-32 SU. The Stars are covering 56.1% of the time, going 32-25 straight up.
The Arizona Coyotes head into this game holding a record of 30 wins and 24 defeats, ranking them 5th in the Pacific Division. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 167 goals which ranks them 11th in the Western Conference and 22nd in the NHL. Their goal differential is +4, ranking them 18th in the NHL. The Coyotes currently have a total of 68 points, which ranks them 18th in the NHL and 8th in the Western Conference. With reference to shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 1,943 which ranks them 4th in the West and 7th in the NHL. As a group, Arizona has collected a total of 1,152 hits which means they have an average of 18.6 per contest. They currently have a total of 763 blocks for the year. The man in goal for Arizona is Antti Raanta from Rauma, Finland. He is 30 years old and has played a total of 1,645 mins in goal for the year. Raanta is giving up 2.70 goals against average which ranks him 10th among Western Conference goaltenders and 22nd among goaltenders in the NHL. Over the course of this season, he has given up 74 goals. He holds a save percentage of .919 which ranks him 8th among Western Conference goaltenders.
The Arizona Coyotes were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 2 - 1 victory over the New York Islanders in their previous game. The Coyotes had a below average offensive performance in this victory. In their game, they converted 2 of the 32 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to score. Arizona ended up with a total of 6 penalty minutes for this outing. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 57 and the Corsi against was 61 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 48.3%. Their Fenwick was 43 and the Fenwick against at even strength sat at 41, which tells us they had a Fenwick percentage of 51.2%. They won 25 face-off wins and lost 16 of all total face-offs. Their offensive zone starts came in at 51.9% and they had a PDO of 102.5 for this matchup. Regarding their opponent, the New York Islanders earned a total of 29 shots. They finished with a total of 4 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 3 power play attempts.
The Stars will be on the other side of the ice and for the season they have 34 wins and 19 defeats. When it comes to goal differential, they are currently sitting 3rd in the West and 10th in the NHL with +10. They currently have a total of 159 goals for this season which has them sitting at 12th in the Western Conference. Dallas has a team save % of .920 which currently has them ranked 2nd in the NHL, which means chances to score may be limited. They have a team shooting percentage of 8.8% ranking them 12th in the conference. In net for Dallas is Ben Bishop who is having a marginal season by giving up 2.38 goals per game and that ranks him 4th in the Western Conference and 10th in the NHL. In the 2,216 mins he has played, he's allowed 88 goals. He's earned a save percentage of .924, which ranks him 3rd in the Western Conference and 7th in the NHL.
The Dallas Stars faced off against the Ottawa Senators in a matchup where the Stars ended up losing by a tally of 4 - 3. In this matchup, Dallas had a 44.9% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by earning a Corsi of 57 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 70. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 45.7% with a Fenwick of 48 and the Senators having a 57 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Dallas had and you could say that they didn't play great, but weren't awful either. Their PDO at even strength was 100.7 and they had an oZS percentage of 51.6%. The Stars netted 3 goals of the 39 shots on goal they pursued. They had 1 power play opportunity in this outing but weren't able to score a goal. Concerning the opposition, the Senators had 2 power play attempts and were able to tally 1 goal. Dallas allowed 46 shots on goal and the Senators racked up a total of 2 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas (-161) and under the total goals
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