Carolina Hurricanes vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 4/27/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Dallas Stars
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-133) Stars (+110)
American Airlines Center is the site where Jake Oettinger and the Dallas Stars (20-15-12) will take on the Carolina Hurricanes (31-10-6) on Tuesday. The Hurricanes open this game at -133 while the Stars are coming in at +110. The total opens at 5.5.
The Hurricanes will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 4-3 loss against the Panthers in the last game they played. The Corsi for the Hurricanes was sitting at 27 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 51 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 34.6%. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 25.9% and their PDO was 106.7 in this one. Carolina earned 10 penalty minutes for this game. The Hurricanes had a middle of the road offensive output in this defeat. Their Fenwick was 20 and the Fenwick against was 38, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 34.5%. They accumulated 29 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 18 attempts to gain puck control. Moreover, they had 5 chances with the advantage and were able to net 1 goal. For the game, they converted 3 out of the 19 shots they tried.
The Hurricanes have had 1,342 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .917. While at even strength, the Hurricanes have given up 88 goals while scoring 110 on the offensive side of the ice. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have amassed 155 power play opportunities (3rd in hockey) and have notched 24 goals in those chances. For the season, they have earned 68 points and their points percentage is .723. Carolina has attempted 1,512 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.9%. Pertaining to their scoring, the Carolina Hurricanes have accumulated 149 goals (10th in the NHL) this year and have allowed 112. Carolina has accumulated 143 power play opportunities and they have scored 39 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 27.27%.
The player in the crease for this game is James Reimer. Reimer has played in 383 matchups during his professional hockey career. He has an overall mark of 172-131-42 and he has gotten the start in 349 games. The opposition has scored 967 goals versus Reimer in his pro career and his goals against rate is 2.79. Reimer has seen 11,141 shots against him and has recorded 10,174 saves. His save percentage sits at .913 in his 20,784 minutes on the ice. Over the course of his career, Reimer has 177 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .507.
In their last contest, Dallas went up against the Red Wings in an outing where the Stars earned a win by a final of 2-1. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this matchup but didn't put one in the back of the net. The Stars tallied 2 goals out of the 52 shots on goal they attempted. They had a PDO at even strength of 98 and their percentage of oZS was 70.0%. Dallas wrapped up this game with a 67.4% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Dallas played and you might say they will look have a bounce back performance in their next game. Their Fenwick rate came in at 69.3% by earning a Fenwick of 52 and the Red Wings finishing with a 23 Fenwick at even strength.
The Stars have accumulated 99 goals at even strength and 34 goals (8th in pro hockey) while having a power play advantage. Dallas has put up 1,421 shots (16th in professional hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.36%, while allowing the opposition 1,256 shots. So far this season, the Dallas Stars have notched a total of 133 goals, 52 points, as well as a points percentage of .553. They have a total of 142 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 23.94%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 79.53% on their opponents 127 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.8%. They have granted a total of 115 goals to be scored by of a combination of 89 goals at even strength and 26 goals while they were shorthanded.
For the opposition you will find Jake Oettinger protecting the net. Oettinger has a career mark of 9-6-6 and has been in goal for 24 contests. Oettinger's quality start rate comes out to 55.0% and he has accumulated 11 quality starts in his pro career. He has gathered 533 stops out of 582 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .916. Teams are averaging 2.23 goals/game and he has given up 49 goals altogether. He has started in 20 games and has played for a total of 1,319 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas (+110)
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