Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 10/27/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars
Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Knights (-102) Stars (-108)
Laurent Brossoit and the Vegas Golden Knights head to American Airlines Center on Wednesday where they'll meet the Dallas Stars. The Golden Knights open this matchup at -102 while the Stars are coming in at -108. The total is set at 5.5.
The Golden Knights were on the losing side of the ice with a 2-0 defeat against the Islanders their last time out. The Golden Knights offense left a lot to be desired in the loss. In the game, they couldn't finish any of the 42 shots they looked to score on. In addition, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to score. Vegas tallied 4 minutes in the box for this contest. The Corsi for the Golden Knights was sitting at 69 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 42 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 62.2%. Their Fenwick came in at 50 and the Fenwick against finished at 35, giving them a Fenwick rate of 58.8%. They tallied 27 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 20 opportunities to control the puck. When starting in the offensive zone they sat at 70.3% and they had a PDO of 90.9 in this one.
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The Golden Knights have had 175 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .891. While playing at even strength, the Golden Knights have conceded 16 goals while earning 10 when they are on offense. Vegas Golden Knights opponents have earned 13 power play tries (32nd in the league) and have come away with 3 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have earned 2 points and their points percentage is sitting at .200. Vegas has taken 179 shots and has a shooting percentage of 5.6%. When it comes to their scoring capabilities, the Vegas Golden Knights have accumulated 10 goals (32nd in hockey) for the season and have surrendered 19. Vegas is sitting with 11 power play opportunities and they have scored 0 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 0.00%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Laurent Brossoit. For his professional hockey career, Brossoit has accumulated 35 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .538. His save percentage is at .908 during his 4,349 mins guarding the cage. Brossoit has seen 2,237 shots against him and has garnered 2,031 saves. Opponents have been able to score 206 goals against Brossoit in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 2.84. He has amassed an overall mark of 32-32-5 and he has gotten the start in 65 games. Brossoit has participated in 83 games over the course of his NHL career.
The last time they were on the ice, Dallas faced off against the Blue Jackets in an outing where the Stars took the defeat by a score of 4-1. They had 3 power play opportunities in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal. The Stars netted 1 goal out of the 32 shots on goal they pursued. Their PDO was 82 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 69.6%. Dallas went home with a 50.6% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Dallas played and the stats tell us that they didn't play well overall. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 54.1% by earning a Fenwick of 33 and the Blue Jackets ending the game with a 28 Fenwick at even strength.
On the season, the Dallas Stars have a total of 11 goals, 6 points, in addition to a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 15 goals to be scored by way of 12 goals at even strength and 3 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Stars have earned 8 goals at even strength and 3 goals (22nd in the league) while on the power play. They have earned 17 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play rate of 17.65%. Dallas has taken 172 shots (20th in the NHL) and has earned a shooting percentage of 6.40%, while allowing the opposition 199 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 85.00% on their oppositions 20 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage currently comes in at 92.5%.
Across the ice you will find Braden Holtby protecting the net. Holtby is sitting with a career mark of 291-135-49 and has been in goal for 494 games. Holtby's quality start rate sits at 57.2% and he has qualified for 277 quality starts in his professional career. He has recorded 13,125 stops out of 14,345 shots tried, giving him a rate of .915. His opponents are averaging 2.58 goals per game and he has allowed 1,220 goals altogether. He has made the start in 484 games and has played for a total of 28,382 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Vegas (-102)
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