Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 4/19/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars
Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+188) Stars (-210)
Anton Khudobin and the Dallas Stars (17-14-12) play the Detroit Red Wings (16-24-6) at American Airlines Center on Monday. The Red Wings open this contest at +188 while the Stars are coming in at -210. The over/under is set at 5.5.
The Red Wings were on the losing side of the ice with a 4-0 defeat against the Blackhawks the last time they stepped on the ice. The Corsi for the Red Wings sat at 38 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 31 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 55.1%. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 52.2% and their PDO was 76.5 in this game. Detroit amassed 12 penalty mins in this matchup. The Red Wings didn't have their best offensive outing in the loss. Their Fenwick came in at 28 and the Fenwick against was 20, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 58.3%. They accumulated 18 face-off victories when at even strength and were beaten on 20 opportunities to win the face-off. They also had 6 power play opportunities but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. In the outing, they went scoreless on the 29 shots they tried.
The Red Wings have had 1,428 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .899. While at even strength, the Red Wings have allowed 114 goals while earning 87 as an offensive unit. Detroit Red Wings opponents have 131 power play opportunities (18th in professional hockey) and have racked up 30 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have scored 38 points and their points percentage sits at .413. Detroit has taken 1,271 shots and has a shot percentage of 8.0%. In the matter of their scoring, the Detroit Red Wings have accounted for 102 goals (29th in pro hockey) over the course of the season and have given up 144. Detroit has tallied 132 power play opportunities and they have added 15 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 11.36%.
The man protecting the net in this game is Jonathan Bernier. The opposition has racked up 986 goals versus Bernier in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.77. Bernier has played in 390 games during his hockey career. His save percentage is at .912 for his 21,395 minutes in the crease. He has an overall mark of 161-156-38 and got the start in 351 games. In his professional hockey career, Bernier has compiled 186 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .530. Bernier has had 11,261 shot attempts taken against him and has garnered 10,275 saves.
In their last outing, Dallas squared up with the Blue Jackets in a game where the Stars notched a win by a mark of 5-1. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this contest but were not able to net one. The Stars recorded 5 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they were seeking. Their PDO at even strength was 111 and their percentage of oZS was 46.9%. Dallas earned a 60.0% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Dallas played and it was a good performance overall. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 63.8% by earning a Fenwick of 44 and the Blue Jackets finishing with a 25 Fenwick at even strength.
Dallas has attempted 1,263 shots (25th in the NHL) and has a shooting percentage of 9.58%, while allowing their opponents 1,168 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 78.69% on the other teams 122 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 91.2%. They have recorded 130 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 23.85%. The Stars have racked up 90 goals at even strength and 31 goals (9th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 103 goals to be scored by way of 77 goals at even strength and 26 goals while they were shorthanded. So far this year, the Dallas Stars have earned 121 goals, 46 points, and a points percentage of .535.
For the opposition you will find Anton Khudobin defending the goal. The opposition is averaging 2.44 goals per game and he has relinquished 547 goals overall. Khudobin's rate of quality starts comes out to 58.1% and he has qualified for 129 quality starts in his professional career. He has started in 222 games and has racked up 13,431 minutes. Khudobin has accumulated a career record of 108-85-31 and has been in net for 242 games. He has racked up 6,160 saves out of 6,707 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .918.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+188)
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