Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 5/3/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+185) Flames (-230)
The Dallas Stars (45-30-6) are en route to Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday where they will compete against the Calgary Flames (50-20-11). The odds on this game have Dallas at +185 and Calgary is sitting at -230. The over/under has been set at 6.
The Dallas Stars were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-2 win against the Ducks in their last game. Dallas recorded 4 penalty mins in this game. The Stars had a impressive offensive outing in this win. Additionally, they had 2 chances on the power play and were able to notch 1 goal. In the matchup, they tallied a score on 4 of the 19 shots they put on goal.
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Dallas Stars opponents have earned 218 power play tries (27th in hockey) and have scored 46 goals in those chances. The Stars have had 2,545 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .904. Dallas has tried 2,486 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.4%. When playing at even strength, the Stars have surrendered 198 goals while earning 180 of their own. Dallas has accounted for 239 power play opportunities and they have added 53 goals during those chances, giving them a rate of 22.18%. For the season, they have tallied 96 points and their points % is .593. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Dallas Stars have tallied 233 goals (21st in the National Hockey League) on the season and have given up 244.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Jake Oettinger. For his career, Oettinger has tallied 39 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .557. His save percentage is at .913 for his 4,312 minutes on the ice. Oettinger has seen 2,041 shots taken against him and has recorded 1,864 saves. Opponents have been able to score 177 goals versus Oettinger in his professional career and his goals against rate is 2.46. He has accumulated a record of 41-23-8 and got the start in 70 games. Oettinger has played in 77 games throughout his NHL career.
In their last contest, Calgary squared up with the Jets in a game where the Flames were on the wrong end of the score by a mark of 3-1. They had 2 power play chances in this game but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. The Flames scored 1 goal out of the 33 shots on goal they pursued.
On the season, the Calgary Flames have earned a total of 291 goals, 111 points, in addition to a points percentage of .685. They have granted a total of 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 earned 237 goals at even strength and 54 goals (10th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have earned 234 chances on the power play and they have a power play rate of 23.08%. Calgary has put up 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 rate of 82.93% on the other teams 246 power play tries, and their save percentage is 91.3%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Jacob Markstrom patrolling the crease. His opponents are averaging 2.69 goals/game and he has given up 968 goals altogether. Markstrom's rate of quality starts is 53.6% and he has qualified for 194 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He has started in 362 games and has accumulated 21,614 mins. Markstrom has accrued a career mark of 169-152-43 and has played in 378 contests. He has compiled 10,003 stops out of 10,971 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .912.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary (-230) and under 6 goals
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