Dallas Stars at Nashville Predators Game 5 Betting Tips and Predictions 4/20/2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
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The Dallas Stars head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Saturday in Game 5 of their 1st round series. The Stars won Game 4 by a score of 5-1 to even the series at 1-1. The opening line for this contest has the Stars at +130 and the Predators at -150.
Dallas had a record of 43-32-7 this year. They were 4th in the Central Division. They've tallied 209 goals and surrendered 200 goals for a point differential of +9. For the year they have an ATS mark of 45-41-0 and an over/under record of 25-50-0. Nashville had a regular season record of 47-29-6. They were 1st in the Central Division. They have scored 236 goals and given up 212 for a goal differential of +24. Their record against the spread is 49-37-0 while their over/under mark is 34-47-0.
Valuable Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 45-41-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 25-50-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 49-37-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 34-47-0 against the over/under this season
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
12/31/18 C Martin Hanzal Back is out indefinitely
10/03/18 D Stephen Johns Head IR (10/03)
04/15/19 C Mattias Janmark Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Nashville
02/21/19 D Marc Methot Lower Body is out for season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
04/15/19 RW Wayne Simmonds Lower Body is out indefinitely
04/15/19 C Brian Boyle Abdominal is questionableSaturday vs Dallas
01/18/19 LW Zac Rinaldo Lower Body IR (01/18)
Jamie Benn has scored 53 total points this year for the Stars. He has 27 goals this season with 189 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Esa Lindell averages 24.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by tallying 11 goals on 132 attempts. He has 21 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the year. Ben Bishop has 27 wins and 15 losses this season in goal for the Stars. He has 1,323 shots against him and he's surrendered 87 goals. He's made 1,236 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Filip Forsberg has 50 total points this season for the Predators. He has 28 goals this year with 217 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 22 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Viktor Arvidsson averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 34 goals on 195 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 48 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 30 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 1,581 shots against him and he's given up 130 goals. He's made 1,451 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars have 93 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 209 goals while giving up 200 scores, which has them ranked 28th and 30th respectively. They have had 214 power play chances and scored 45 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the league. The Stars have given up 238 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 5th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.30% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 9th in the league with a total of 100 points this season. They have 33 power play goals on 255 chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 31st in the NHL. They've given up 251 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Predators are 19th with a total of 236 goals scored while they've given up 212 goals this season, ranking 29th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.82%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 4th overall in the NHL.
Dallas is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.3%, as they've attempted 4,543 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,866 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.6% as they have 3,374 attempts while they have given up 3,575 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 21st in the league. The Stars start possessions in the offensive zone 46.9% of the time, which is 30th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.1% for the season. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. They have 2,529 face-off wins compared to 2,346 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.9%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Dallas has 1,820 hits and they have blocked 1,291 shots from the opposition, putting them 5th overall.
The Predators are 12th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season, which is 21st in the NHL. They have 2,537 face-off wins compared to 2,385 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That is 5th in the league. On defense Nashville has 1,492 hits and they have blocked 1,079 shots from the opposition, which is 25th in the league. Nashville is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.1% as they've attempted 4,882 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,484 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52% ranks 8th as they have 3,696 attempts while they have given up 3,405 shots on the defensive end.
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