Hurricanes vs Stars Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/11/2020
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Dallas Stars
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (+113) Stars (-125)
American Airlines Center is the site where Ben Bishop and the Dallas Stars (31-19-5, 3rd in the Central Division) will play the Carolina Hurricanes (32-20-3, 5th in the Metropolitan Division) on Tuesday. The Hurricanes open this game at +113 while the Stars are coming in at -125. The total opens at 5.5. The Hurricanes cover 54.0% of the time, having gone 27-23 SU. The Stars cover 54.7% of the time, going 29-24 straight up.
The Carolina Hurricanes head into this game holding a record of 32 wins and 20 defeats, ranking them 5th in the Metropolitan Division. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 175 goals which has them sitting at 8th in the Eastern Conference and 12th in the NHL. Their goal differential is +22, ranking them 6th in the NHL. The Hurricanes have compiled a total of 67 points, which has them sitting at 10th in the NHL and 8th in the Eastern Conference. Regarding shots toward the net, they have compiled a total of 1,822 which has them sitting at 4th in the Eastern Conference and 6th in the NHL. As a team, Carolina has collected a total of 885 hits which means they have an average of 16.1 per contest. They have compiled a total of 522 blocks for this year. The man in net for Carolina is Petr Mrazek from Lugnvik, Sweden. He is 27 years old and has been on the ice a total of 1,999 mins protecting the goal for the season. Mrazek is surrendering 2.73 goals per game which has him ranking 15th in the East and 25th in the NHL among goaltenders. For the season, he has given up 91 goals. His save percentage is .900 which has him ranking 25th in the East.
The Carolina Hurricanes were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 6 - 5 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights their last time out. The Hurricanes had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in this victory. In this matchup, they earned a goal on 6 of the 34 shots they attempted. In addition, they had 4 power play opportunities and notched 2 goals out of those tries. Carolina ended up with a total of 4 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Hurricanes sat at 50 and the Corsi against at even strength was 63 giving them a Corsi percentage of 44.2%. Their Fenwick sat at 38 and the Fenwick against sat at 50, which means they earned a rate of 43.2%. They won 26 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 32 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 38.9% and they had a PDO of 98.6 in this game. In discussing stats from the opponent, the Vegas Golden Knights tallied a total of 38 shots. They had 8 penalty mins and they notched 2 power play attempts.
The Stars will be the team across the ice and for the current year they have 31 victories and 19 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they rank 5th in the West and 16th in the NHL with +6. They have compiled a total of 145 goals for this year which ranks 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 shooting percentage of 8.6% which puts them at 12th in the West. In goal for Dallas is Ben Bishop who is having an average season by surrendering 2.38 goals against average and that has him 4th among Western Conference goalies and 10th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 2,093 mins he's played this year, he's allowed 83 goals. He's earned a save % of .924, which places him at 5th among Western Conference goalies and 9th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Dallas Stars played the St. Louis Blues in a matchup where the Stars took home the win by a tally of 3 - 2. In this outing, Dallas earned a 54.9% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 39 and the other team having a Corsi of 32. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 54.5% by earning a Fenwick of 30 and the Blues ending the game with a 25 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Dallas had and you can say they had a mediocre outing. Their PDO was 104.0 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 60.3%. The Stars converted 3 goals of the 34 shots on goal they tried. They had 4 power play opportunities in this game and scored 1 out of those attempts. Concerning the opposition, the Blues had 3 power play opportunities and were able to tally 1 goal. Dallas gave way to 25 shots on goal and the Blues racked up a total of 8 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas (-125) and under the total goals
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