Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 1/30/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars
Date: Sunday, January 30, 2022
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The Boston Bruins (24-13-3) are headed to American Airlines Center on Sunday where they will go up against the Dallas Stars (22-16-2).
The Boston Bruins were on the losing side of the ice with a 4-3 defeat against the Avalanche the last time they stepped on the ice. The Bruins had a middle of the road offensive performance in this defeat. In the game, they scored on 3 out of the 32 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 4 power play chances and scored 1 goal. Boston had 12 mins in the box for this contest.
The Bruins have had 1,162 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .905. While playing at even strength, the Bruins have allowed the opponent to score 87 goals while having 93 of their own. Boston Bruins opponents have amassed 131 power play opportunities (6th in pro hockey) and have notched 23 goals in those attempts. For the season, they have tallied 51 points and their points percentage is .638. Boston has taken 1,416 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.8%. When discussing their scoring, the Boston Bruins have notched 124 goals (16th in the league) on the year and have given up 110. Boston skates onto the rink with 121 power play opportunities and they have scored 31 goals during those chances, giving them a rate of 25.62%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Tuukka Rask. The opposition has racked up 28 goals versus Rask in his professional career and his goals against average per contest is 4.07. Rask has participated in 8 matchups during his hockey career. His save percentage sits at .883 in his 413 mins in the crease. He has a mark of 3-5-0 and he has started in 8 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Rask has 3 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .375. Rask has had 239 shots against him and has gathered 211 total saves.
Their last time out, Dallas faced the Devils in a game where the Stars ended up with the victory by a final of 5-1. They had 1 power play attempt in this game but didn't score a goal. The Stars recorded 5 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they pursued.
The Stars are sitting with 87 goals at even strength and 31 goals (10th in professional hockey) while on the power play. Dallas has tried 1,234 shots (24th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.56%, while allowing their opponents 1,216 shots. On the campaign, the Dallas Stars have tallied 118 goals, 46 points, in addition to a points percentage of .575. They have a total of 116 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 26.72%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 76.67% on their oppositions 120 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 90.1%. They have permitted 120 goals to be scored by of a combination of 92 goals at even strength and 28 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the ice you will find Jake Oettinger in goal. He has compiled 988 stops out of 1,085 shots tried, which gives him a save % of .911. Oettinger has a career mark of 21-12-7 and has participated in 44 games. He got the starting nod in 38 games and has played 2,389 mins. Oettinger's quality start percentage comes out to 55.3% and he has accumulated 21 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. The opposition is averaging 2.44 goals per contest and he has yielded 97 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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