Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 1/26/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+185) Stars (-225)
American Airlines Center is the venue where Anton Khudobin and the Dallas Stars (2-0-0) will play the Detroit Red Wings (2-4-0) on Tuesday. The Stars open this contest at -225 while the Red Wings are priced at +185. The total has been set at 5.5.
The Red Wings were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 6 - 2 loss against the Blackhawks in their last game. The Red Wings had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this loss. While out there on the ice, they converted 2 of the 27 shots they put on net. They also had 5 power play attempts and were able to score 2 goals out of those tries. Detroit racked up a total of 4 penalty minutes for this game. The Corsi for the Red Wings was 33 and the Corsi against was 43 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 43.4%. Their Fenwick was 22 and the Fenwick against at even strength sat at 34, which means they had a rate of 39.3%. They earned 11 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 15 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 64.3% and they had a PDO at even strength of 82.8 for this game. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Chicago Blackhawks tallied a total of 35 shots. They had a total of 10 penalty minutes and they notched 2 power play opportunities.
The Red Wings have had 190 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .895. At even strength, the Red Wings have given up 14 goals while scoring 9. Detroit Red Wings opponents have recorded 18 power play opportunities (21st in hockey) and have a total of 5 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have scored 4 points and their points percentage comes in at .333. Detroit has attempted 157 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 7.6%. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Detroit Red Wings have notched 12 goals (24th in pro hockey) on the season and have conceded 20. Detroit has compiled 17 power play opportunities and they have notched 3 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 17.65%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Thomas Greiss. The opposition has been able to score 674 goals against Greiss in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.63. Greiss has played in 285 matchups over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage is .915 for his 15,390 mins guarding the cage. He has amassed a mark of 137-93-28 and he has started in 251 games. Over the course of his career, Greiss has 139 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .554. Greiss has had 7,896 shot attempts against him and he has 7,222 saves.
The Stars opposed the Predators in a matchup where the Stars notched a win by a tally of 3 - 2. Dallas wound up with a 57.5% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 46 while they gave up a Corsi of 34. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 55.1% by earning a Fenwick of 27 and the Predators finishing with a 22 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Dallas played and it tells us they had an average game overall. Their PDO at even strength was 91.7 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 40.0%. The Stars converted 3 goals of the 22 shots on goal they took. They had 4 power play attempts in this one and were able to net 3 out of those attempts. Regarding their opponent, the Predators had 4 power play opportunities and came through by scoring 1 goal. Dallas gave up 17 shots on goal and the Predators had a total of 8 minutes in the box.
The Stars have earned 1 goal at even strength and 8 goals (4th in the league) while on the power play. Dallas has tried 50 shots (31st in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 20.00%, while allowing the other team 51 shots. On the season, the Dallas Stars are sitting with 10 goals, 4 points, as well as a points percentage of 1.000. They have a total of 12 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 66.67%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 88.89% on their opponents 9 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 20.0%. They have allowed 2 goals to be scored by of a combination of 1 goal at even strength and 1 goal while they had less men on the ice.
For the opposition you are likely to see Anton Khudobin protecting the net. He has gathered 5,643 stops out of the 6,138 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .919. Khudobin has a lifetime mark of 101-76-25 and has played in 220 games. He has been a starter 200 games and has been on the ice for 12,164 mins. Khudobin's quality start percentage is 58.5% and he has 117 quality starting assignments in his pro career. The opposition is averaging 2.44 goals/game and he has given up 495 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+185)
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