Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 5/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+180) Flames (-225)
Scotiabank Saddledome is the site where the Calgary Flames will try to defeat the Dallas Stars on Sunday in Game 7 of their series. The line on this matchup has the Stars at +180 and the Flames are coming in at -225. The over/under is 6.
The Dallas Stars were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4-2 win against the Flames in Game 6. Dallas accumulated 28 minutes in the box for this matchup. Additionally, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. The Stars had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in the win. For the game, they tallied a score on 4 of the 40 shots they tried.
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The Stars have had 2,545 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .904. When at even strength, the Stars let the opposition score 198 goals while earning 179 themselves. Dallas Stars opponents have earned 219 power play opportunities (27th in the NHL) and have earned 46 goals in those attempts. For the current campaign, they have recorded 98 points and their points percentage is .598. Dallas has attempted 2,486 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.4%. With regard to their goal scoring prowess, the Dallas Stars have accumulated 233 goals (21st in the NHL) for the season and have conceded 244. Dallas has 241 power play chances and they have scored 54 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 22.41%.
The man protecting the net in this game is Jake Oettinger. Oettinger has participated in 77 matchups over the course of his hockey career. He has earned an overall mark of 41-23-8 and he was named the starter in 70 games. The opposition has notched 177 goals against Oettinger in his career and his goals against average per game is 2.46. Oettinger has had 2,041 shots taken against him and has recorded 1,864 total saves. His save percentage is at .913 during his 4,312 minutes played. Over the course of his pro career, Oettinger has recorded 39 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .557.
In Game 6 Calgary had 2 power play chances in this contest but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Flames tallied 2 goals of the 38 shots on goal they were seeking.
For the season, the Calgary Flames have 291 goals, 111 points, in addition to a points percentage of .677. They have permitted 206 goals to be scored by of a combination 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 on the power play. They have a tally of 236 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play percentage of 22.88%. Calgary has put up 2,908 shots (3rd in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 10.01%, while allowing the opposition 2,374 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 83.20% on the other teams 250 chances on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 91.3%.
Across the ice you will find Jacob Markstrom protecting the goal. He has racked up 10,003 stops out of the 10,971 shots taken, giving him a save percentage of .912. Markstrom has accrued a lifetime mark of 169-152-43 and has participated in 378 games. He was named a starter in 362 games and has been on the ice for 21,614 mins. Markstrom's rate of quality starts sits at 53.6% and he has 194 quality starts in his pro career. His opposition is averaging 2.69 goals per game and he has allowed 968 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas (+180)
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