Carolina Hurricanes vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 2/13/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Dallas Stars
Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-121) Stars (+110)
Jake Oettinger and the Dallas Stars (5-3-3) play the Carolina Hurricanes (8-3-0) at American Airlines Center on Saturday. The Hurricanes open this contest at -121 while the Stars are priced at +110. The O/U is set at 5.5.
The Hurricanes were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 5-3 win over the Stars their last time out. The Hurricanes had a solid offensive output and it showed in this win. In the game, they earned a goal on 5 of the 32 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 3 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal. Carolina recorded 6 mins in the box for this contest. The Corsi for the Hurricanes came in at 46 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 50 which means they had a Corsi rate of 47.9%. Their Fenwick was 35 and the Fenwick against was 35, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 50.0%. They accounted for 28 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 31 opportunities to gain puck control. When starting in the offensive zone they sat at 45.4% and their PDO was 109.5 for this matchup.
When talking about their scoring, the Carolina Hurricanes have racked up 37 goals (17th in the league) for the season and have given up 30. For the current season, they have racked up 16 points and their points % is .727. Carolina comes into the game with 37 power play chances and they have scored 9 goals out of those chances, earning them a rate of 24.32%. When at even strength, the Hurricanes have conceded 21 goals while having 27 themselves. Carolina has taken 356 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.4%. The Hurricanes have had 289 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .896. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have amassed 41 power play tries (20th in hockey) and have a total of 8 goals in those chances.
The man protecting the net in this game is James Reimer. The opposition has racked up 935 goals versus Reimer in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.80. Reimer has been in net for 370 games during his professional hockey career. He has a save percentage of .913 during his 20,001 minutes guarding the cage. He has amassed a record of 164-127-41 and he was named the starter in 336 games. During his career on the ice, Reimer has 171 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .509. Reimer has had 10,761 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 9,826 saves.
In their loss to Carolina, Dallas wrapped up this game with a 52.1% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Dallas had and it tells us they had an average game overall. Their Fenwick percentage was 50.0% by way of having a Fenwick of 35 and the Hurricanes having racked up a 35 Fenwick at even strength. Their PDO was 91 and their percentage of oZS was 54.6%. The Stars earned 3 goals of the 37 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 5 opportunities on the power play in this outing and scored 1 out of those chances.
Dallas has put up 305 shots (30th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 12.13%, while allowing their opponents 308 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 78.26% on their oppositions 46 tries on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 12.1%. They have earned 45 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 33.33%. The Stars have tallied 21 goals at even strength and 15 goals (3rd in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have granted a total of 29 goals to be scored by of a combination of 18 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the campaign, the Dallas Stars have tallied 37 goals, 13 points, as well as a points percentage of .591.
Across the ice you are going to see Jake Oettinger in net. Oettinger has earned a lifetime record of 2-0-2 and has played in 5 games. Oettinger's percentage of quality starts sits at 50.0% and he has accumulated 2 quality starting assignments in his career. He has gathered 113 stops out of the 123 shots taken against him, which gives him a save % of .919. His opposition is averaging 2.19 goals/game and he has allowed 10 goals altogether. He has started in 4 games and his ice time sits at 274 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas (+110)
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