Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 5/11/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+155) Flames (-188)
The Calgary Flames are welcoming the Dallas Stars at Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday in Game 5 of their series. The series is tied 2-2. The moneyline on this matchup has the Stars at +155 while the Flames are coming in at -188. The betting total is set at 6.
The Dallas Stars were on the losing side of the ice with a 4-1 loss against the Flames in Game 4. Dallas compiled 14 penalty minutes in this matchup. Additionally, they had 6 power play attempts and were able to notch 1 goal. The Stars left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in this defeat. In the game, they were able to notch a goal on 1 of the 35 shots they put on goal.
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The Stars have had 2,545 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .904. While at even strength, the Stars have allowed the opponent to score 198 goals while notching 179 of their own. Dallas Stars opponents have amassed 219 power play opportunities (27th in hockey) and have racked up 46 goals in those attempts. For the year, they have earned 98 points and their points % is .598. Dallas has taken 2,486 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.4%. In relation to their goal scoring prowess, the Dallas Stars have accumulated 233 goals (21st in the National Hockey League) over the course of the season and have given up 244. Dallas is sitting with 241 power play opportunities and they have added 54 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 22.41%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Jake Oettinger. Oettinger has been in goal for 77 games over the course of his hockey career. He has amassed a mark of 41-23-8 and he started in 70 games. Opponents have racked up 177 goals against Oettinger in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.46. Oettinger has seen 2,041 shots taken against him and has amassed 1,864 saves. He has a save percentage of .913 in his 4,312 mins played. Over the course of his career, Oettinger has accounted for 39 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .557.
In Game 4 the Flames netted 4 goals out of the 54 shots on goal they took. They had 5 power play chances in this outing and converted 1 goal out of those attempts.
For the season, the Calgary Flames have accounted for 291 goals, 111 points, as well as a points percentage of .677. They have permitted 206 goals to be scored by way of 164 goals at even strength and 42 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Flames have accumulated 237 goals at even strength and 54 goals (10th in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have a tally of 236 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 22.88%. Calgary has taken 2,908 shots (3rd in pro hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 10.01%, while allowing the other team 2,374 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 83.20% on their oppositions 250 chances on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.3%.
For the opposition you are likely to see Jacob Markstrom protecting the net. Markstrom has compiled a career mark of 169-152-43 and has participated in 378 contests. Markstrom's quality start rate comes out to 53.6% and he has made 194 quality starting assignments in his career. He has accrued 10,003 stops out of 10,971 shots taken, giving him a rate of .912. The opposition is averaging 2.69 goals per contest and he has surrendered 968 goals in total. He has been a starter 362 games and has played 21,614 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas (+155)
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