Dallas Stars vs Vegas Golden Knights Predictions, NHL Picks, Betting Tips 8/3/2020
Game: Dallas Stars vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Monday, August 3, 2020
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
TV: NHL Network
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+115) Golden Knights (-125)
Rogers Place is the site where Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights (39-24-8, 1st in the Pacific Division) will play the Dallas Stars (37-24-8, 3rd in the Central Division) on Monday. The Golden Knights open this game at -125 while the Stars are coming in at +115. The total is set at 5.5. The Stars cover 52.2% of the time, having gone 35-32 SU. The Golden Knights cover 52.9% of the time, going 36-32 straight up.
The Dallas Stars head into this game holding a record of 37 wins and 24 defeats, ranking them 3rd in the Central Division. Thus far in the season, they have racked up a total of 178 goals which ranks them 14th in the Western Conference and 29th in the league. Their goal differential is +4, ranking them 17th in the league. The Stars have earned a total of 82 pts, which ranks them 10th in the league and 5th in the West. In terms of shots toward the net, they have earned a total of 2,113 which ranks them 11th in the conference and 24th in the league. As a group, Dallas has obtained a total of 1,449 hits which has them averaging 21 per game. They have earned a total of 857 blocks for the year. The man between the pipes for Dallas is Ben Bishop from Denver, Colorado. He is 33 years old and has been on the ice a total of 2,474 mins in goal for the year. Bishop is conceding 2.50 GAA which places him at 5th among West goaltenders and 11th among goalies in the NHL. Over the course of this season, he's allowed 103 goals. He has a save percentage of .920 which places him at 7th among West goaltenders.
The Dallas Stars will look for better times on the ice after their 4 - 2 loss to the New York Rangers their last time out. The Stars didn't have a great showing offensively in this defeat. While out there on the ice, they converted 2 out of the 33 shots they attempted. Furthermore, they had 3 power play chances and notched 1 goal out of those opportunities. Dallas had 13 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Corsi for the Stars was 48 and the Corsi against was 41 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 53.9%. Their Fenwick was 35 and the Fenwick against was 32, telling us they have a rate of 52.2%. They earned 22 face-off wins and were beaten on 24 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 57.8% and they had a PDO of 87.7 for this game. When it comes to their opponent, the New York Rangers tallied 27 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 15 penalty mins and they earned a total of 2 power play chances.
The Golden Knights are the team looking to add points to their total and for the season they have 39 wins and 24 defeats. In discussing goal differential, they rank 3rd in the conference and 10th in the league with +15. They have compiled a total of 224 goals for this year which ranks them 2nd in the West. Vegas has a team save percentage of .900 which has them 25th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could present themselves. They have a shooting percentage of 9.1% putting them at 10th in the Western Conference. In goal for Vegas is Marc-Andre Fleury who is having a marginal season by allowing 2.77 goals per contest and that has him ranked 16th among Western Conference goalies and 32nd in the NHL. In the 2,880 mins he's been on the ice, he's allowed 133 goals. He's earned a save % of .905, which places him at 23rd among Western Conference goalies and 46th in the NHL.
The Vegas Golden Knights went up against the Edmonton Oilers in a game where the Golden Knights took home the victory by a mark of 3 - 2. For this game, Vegas went home with a 56.9% Corsi rating. They got there by having a Corsi of 66 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 50. Their Fenwick percentage was 59.3% by earning a Fenwick of 51 and the Oilers having a 35 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Vegas played and you can say they had a mediocre outing. They had a PDO at even strength of 96.4 and their percentage of oZS was 57.9%. The Golden Knights notched 3 goals out of the 48 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play chances in this game and converted 1 out of those chances. Concerning their opponent, the Oilers had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to put the puck in the net. Vegas gave up 24 shots on goal and the Oilers earned 4 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vegas (-125) and under the total goals
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