Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 11/5/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+146) Oilers (-178)
The Dallas Stars (7-3-1) are traveling to Rogers Place on Saturday where they will try to beat the Edmonton Oilers (7-4-0). The moneyline on this contest has the Stars at +146 while the Oilers are sitting at -178. The total is set at 7.
The Dallas Stars were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 7-2 victory over the Coyotes their last time on the ice. The Stars played really well in the win. For the game, they scored on 7 out of the 36 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 4 power play attempts and netted 1 goal. Dallas compiled 2 minutes in the box in this game.
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In reference to scoring goals, the Dallas Stars have racked up 40 goals (9th in the league) on the year and have surrendered 25. For the current campaign, they have earned 15 points and their points percentage comes in at .682. Dallas has tallied 38 power play chances and they have notched 10 goals during those chances, earning them a rate of 26.32%. When at even strength, the Stars have surrendered 18 goals while having 30 on the offensive side of the ice. Dallas has attempted 336 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.9%. The Stars have seen 341 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .927. Dallas Stars opponents have tallied 46 power play tries (3rd in the NHL) and have scored 7 goals in those attempts.
The player between the pipes for this game is Scott Wedgewood. Wedgewood has been in goal for 82 contests during his pro hockey career. He has accumulated a win-loss record of 25-35-15 and he has gotten the start in 72 games. Opponents have been able to score 239 goals against Wedgewood in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 3.11. Wedgewood has seen 2,533 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 2,294 total saves. His save percentage currently sits at .906 during his 4,604 mins guarding the cage. Over the course of his career, Wedgewood has tallied 32 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .444.
When they were on the ice last, Edmonton faced the Devils in a matchup where the Oilers went home in defeat by a mark of 4-3. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this one and netted 1 out of those chances. The Oilers netted 3 goals of the 37 shots on goal they tried.
Edmonton has tried 371 shots (11th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 11.86%, while allowing the other team 381 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 75.00% on the other teams 48 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 90.6%. They have a tally of 41 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 34.15%. The Oilers have accumulated 30 goals at even strength and 14 goals (1st in hockey) while on the power play. They have permitted 36 goals to be scored by way of 24 goals at even strength and 12 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the season, the Edmonton Oilers have earned a total of 44 goals, 14 points, in addition to a points percentage of .636.
Across the rink you will find Jack Campbell defending the goal. He has gathered 3,676 saves out of the 4,020 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .914. Campbell has compiled a career record of 76-41-14 and has participated in 142 contests. He got the starting nod in 132 games and has been on the ice for 7,955 minutes. Campbell's rate of quality starts comes out to 55.3% and he has qualified for 73 quality starts in his pro career. His opposition is averaging 2.59 goals per contest and he has yielded 344 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton (-178)
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