Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 11/23/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-120) Stars (-120)
Braden Holtby and the Dallas Stars (7-7-2) play the Edmonton Oilers (13-4-0) at American Airlines Center on Tuesday. The Oilers open this game at -120 while the Stars are coming in at -120. The O/U is set at 6.
The Oilers came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 5-2 victory against the Blackhawks in the last game they played. The Oilers had a solid offensive performance and it showed in this win. For the outing, they earned a goal on 5 out of the 33 shots they launched. In addition, they had 4 power play opportunities and notched 1 goal. Edmonton garnered 8 mins in the box in this contest. The Corsi for the Oilers came in at 47 and the Corsi against was 51 which means they had a Corsi rate of 48.0%. Their Fenwick came in at 37 and the Fenwick Against sat at 35, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 51.4%. They compiled 20 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 16 attempts to win the puck. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 33.6% and they had a PDO of 100.5 for this game.
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Edmonton Oilers opponents have earned 54 power play opportunities (14th in the league) and have racked up 6 goals in those chances. The Oilers have had 582 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .914. Edmonton has attempted 558 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 11.8%. When at even strength, the Oilers have given up 44 goals while getting 45 on the offensive side of the ice. Edmonton comes into tonight with 53 power play chances and they have notched 21 goals during those advantages, giving them a percentage of 39.62%. For the current season, they have tallied 26 points and their points percentage is .765. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Edmonton Oilers have racked up 66 goals (2nd in the NHL) on the campaign and have allowed 50.
The player in the crease for this game is Mikko Koskinen. Throughout his time in hockey, Koskinen has accrued 60 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .488. His save percentage currently is .907 during his 7,363 minutes on the ice. Koskinen has had 3,932 shots taken against him and has amassed 3,568 saves. The opposition has notched 364 goals against Koskinen in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.97. He has earned a mark of 67-50-9 and he was named the starter in 123 games. Koskinen has played in 134 games throughout his NHL career.
In their last outing, Dallas played the Blues in a matchup where the Stars earned a victory by a tally of 4-1. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this one and tallied 1 goal out of those opportunities. The Stars tallied 4 goals of the 33 shots on goal they took. They had a PDO of 105 and their oZS percentage was 28.6%. Dallas had a 47.6% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Dallas played and they put on a good performance in this one. Their Fenwick rate came in at 48.1% by way of having a Fenwick of 25 and the Blues having accrued a 27 Fenwick.
The Stars have earned 30 goals at even strength and 12 goals (9th in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. Dallas has tried 487 shots (24th in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 8.62%, while allowing their opponents 495 shots. During this campaign, the Dallas Stars have tallied 42 goals, 16 points, in addition to a points percentage of .500. They have earned 45 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 26.67%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 76.36% on their opponents 55 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 89.9%. They have allowed 50 goals to be scored by way of 37 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they were shorthanded.
For the opposition you will find Braden Holtby in net. His opponents are averaging 2.58 goals/game and he has allowed 1,230 goals overall. Holtby's quality start rate sits at 56.9% and he has 277 quality starts in his career. He has been a starter 487 contests and his ice time sits at 28,561 minutes. Holtby has amassed a lifetime record of 291-137-50 and has played in 497 contests. He has recorded 13,195 stops out of the 14,425 shots taken, giving him a percentage of .915.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton (-120)
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