Florida Panthers vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 4/13/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Dallas Stars
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-115) Stars (-105)
American Airlines Center is the site where Anton Khudobin and the Dallas Stars (15-14-11) will take on the Florida Panthers (26-12-4) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has the Panthers priced at -115 and the Stars are at -105. The O/U opens at 5.5.
The Panthers will look for better times on the ice after their 4-1 loss to the Stars the last time they stepped on the ice. The Panthers left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the loss. While out there on the ice, they finished 1 out of the 21 shots they put on net. In addition, they had 4 chances with extra men on the ice and scored 1 goal. Florida compiled 8 penalty mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Panthers came in at 49 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 33 which means they had a Corsi rate of 59.8%. Their Fenwick came in at 26 and the Fenwick against was 26, giving them a Fenwick rate of 50.0%. They totaled 21 face-off victories when at even strength and were beaten on 27 attempts to take control of the puck. Their offensive zone starts sat at 73.3% and they had a PDO of 80.0 in this one.
In reference to their scoring capabilities, the Florida Panthers have accumulated 132 goals (8th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have allowed 113. For the current campaign, they have recorded 56 points and their points percentage is sitting at .667. Florida comes into the game with 136 power play opportunities and they have notched 30 goals out of those chances, giving them a rate of 22.06%. When at even strength, the Panthers have allowed the opponent to score 87 goals while scoring 102 of their own. Florida has tried 1,427 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.3%. The Panthers have had 1,281 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .912. Florida Panthers opponents have totaled 128 power play opportunities (11th in professional hockey) and have scored 26 goals in those chances.
The man in goal for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Over the course of his time in hockey, Bobrovsky has accounted for 294 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .568. His save percentage is at .917 in his 30,630 minutes in the crease. Bobrovsky has had 15,612 shots taken against him and has recorded 14,310 saves. Opponents have been able to score 1,302 goals versus Bobrovsky in his career and his goals against average is 2.55. He has earned a mark of 293-179-45 and he was named the starter in 518 games. Bobrovsky has played in 531 games during his pro hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Dallas opposed the Predators in a matchup where the Stars went home in defeat by a score of 3-2. They had a PDO of 98 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 39.7%. They had 3 power play chances in this contest but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. Their Fenwick rate was 56.3% by amassing a Fenwick of 40 and the Predators having racked up a 31 Fenwick. The Stars recorded 2 goals out of the 26 shots on goal they attempted. Dallas wound up with a 54.7% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Dallas had and you could say that they have had better days on the ice.
Dallas has attempted 1,174 shots (26th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.37%, while allowing the other team 1,097 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 78.45% on their opponents 116 power play chances, and their save percentage is currently 91.1%. They have earned 123 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 25.20%. The Stars have earned 79 goals at even strength and 31 goals (7th in hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 98 goals to be scored by of a combination of 73 goals at even strength and 25 goals while they were shorthanded. On the year, the Dallas Stars have notched a total of 110 goals, 41 points, and a points percentage of .513.
Across the ice you are going to see Anton Khudobin in goal. His opponents are averaging 2.44 goals per game and he has yielded 544 goals overall. Khudobin's rate of quality starts sits at 58.4% and he has earned 129 quality starts in his NHL career. He got the starting nod in 221 contests and has accumulated 13,368 mins. Khudobin has a lifetime mark of 108-85-30 and has played in 241 games. He has racked up 6,132 saves out of the 6,676 shots attempted, which gives him a rate of .919.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas (-105)
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