Dallas Stars (29-27-10) at Philadelphia Flyers (28-26-13)
|Date & Time||Tuesday March 10, 2015, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers -131 / Dallas Stars +119 --- Over/Under: 5.5
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The Dallas Stars and Philadelphia Flyers meet Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Dallas Stars need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Stars are averaging 3.1 goals per game and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Dallas Stars have three power play goals in their last four games and have split their last six games when scoring at least three goals. Tyler Seguin leads Dallas with 31 goals, Jamie Benn has 39 assists and Trevor Daley has 110 shots on goal. Defensively, the Stars are allowing 3.3 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four of their last five games. Kari Lehtonen has allowed 149 goals on 1,562 shots faced and Jussi Rynnas has given up seven goals on 44 shots.
The Philadelphia Flyers need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Flyers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored seven goals in their last three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have one power play goal in their last five games and have won four straight when scoring at least three goals. Wayne Simmonds leads the Flyers with 26 goals, Jakub Voracek has 46 assists and Claude Giroux has 235 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing 2.8 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in six of their last 10 games. Steve Mason has allowed 87 goals on 1,120 shots faced and Rob Zepp has given up 25 goals on 223 shots.
The Stars are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Metropolitan and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record. The Flyers are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 0-5 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record. The Stars are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Philadelphia and 1-8 in the last 9 meetings overall.
Both teams are struggling lately, especeially against losing teams. In a toss up game, I'm taking the team on its home ice. Take the Flyers.