Dallas Stars vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 2/22/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Florida Panthers
Date: Monday, February 22, 2021
Location: BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+112) Panthers (-124)
Sergei Bobrovsky and the Florida Panthers (11-3-2) host the Dallas Stars (5-3-4) at BB&T Center on Monday. The odds on this matchup have the Stars coming in at +112 and the Panthers are at -124. The over/under opens at 6.
The Stars will need a bounce back game after taking a 4-3 loss against the Hurricanes in the last game they played. The Stars had an average offensive performance in the defeat. For the game, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 29 shots they looked to score on. Additionally, they had 3 power play opportunities and were able to net 1 goal. Dallas earned 6 mins in the box in this game. The Corsi for the Stars was sitting at 57 and the Corsi against was 41 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 58.2%. Their Fenwick came in at 39 and the Fenwick Against sat at 30, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 56.5%. They earned 25 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 28 opportunities to control the puck. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 58.0% and they had a PDO of 95.8 in this game.
The Stars have had 329 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .903. At even strength, the Stars have allowed the opponent to score 21 goals while scoring 24 themselves. Dallas Stars opponents have earned 50 power play opportunities (21st in the NHL) and have a total of 11 goals in those chances. For the season, they have recorded 14 points and their points percentage is .583. Dallas has taken 334 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 12.0%. In terms of their goal scoring prowess, the Dallas Stars have racked up 40 goals (24th in the National Hockey League) this season and have allowed 32. Dallas comes into the game with 48 power play opportunities and they have added 16 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a rate of 33.33%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Anton Khudobin. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Khudobin has recorded 119 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .580. His save percentage is .919 for his 12,437 mins in the crease. Khudobin has seen 6,271 shots taken against him and has gathered 5,760 total saves. The opposition has scored 511 goals against Khudobin in his career and his goals against average per game is 2.47. He has a mark of 102-79-26 and he has gotten the start in 205 games. Khudobin has been in goal for 225 contests over the course of his NHL career.
In their last outing, Florida faced off against the Red Wings in a game where the Panthers ended up losing by a final score of 2-1. Their PDO at even strength was 93 and their percentage of oZS was 54.3%. They had 3 power play attempts in this contest and recorded 1 out of those opportunities. Their Fenwick percentage was 51.9% by notching a Fenwick of 40 and the Red Wings ending the game with a 37 Fenwick at even strength. The Panthers had 1 goal out of the 39 shots on goal they took. Florida wound up with a 54.5% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Florida played and it could be said that this team has had better games.
Over the course of the season, the Florida Panthers have tallied 55 goals, 24 points, as well as a points percentage of .750. They have granted a total of 46 goals to be scored by of a combination of 36 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they were shorthanded. The Panthers have tallied 41 goals at even strength and 14 goals (8th in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have a total of 46 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play rate of 30.43%. Florida has attempted 518 shots (12th in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.62%, while allowing their opponents 491 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.17% on their oppositions 48 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 90.6%.
Across the rink you will find Sergei Bobrovsky in net. The opposition is averaging 2.55 goals/game and he has conceded 1,259 goals altogether. Bobrovsky's quality start rate sits at 56.4% and he has accumulated 283 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has started in 502 games and has been on the ice for 29,667 mins. Bobrovsky has compiled a lifetime record of 283-174-44 and has participated in 515 games. He has racked up 13,843 saves out of 15,102 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .917.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas (+112)
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