Dallas Stars vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 1/14/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Florida Panthers
Date: Friday, January 14, 2022
Location: FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+152) Panthers (-184)
The Dallas Stars (18-13-2) are traveling to FLA Live Arena on Friday where they will play the Florida Panthers (24-7-5). The line on this matchup has Dallas at +152 while Florida is opening at -184. The over/under is set at 6.
The Dallas Stars were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 5-2 win against the Kraken in their previous outing. Dallas compiled 4 penalty mins in this game. They also had 2 chances with extra men on the ice and notched 1 goal. The Stars had a impressive offensive outing in this victory. For the matchup, they tallied a score on 5 out of the 25 shots they tried.
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When discussing their scoring, the Dallas Stars have earned 95 goals (24th in pro hockey) so far this year and have allowed 95. For the current campaign, they have 38 points and their points percentage is sitting at .576. Dallas comes into the game with 95 power play chances and they have notched 25 goals during those chances, giving them a rate of 26.32%. At even strength, the Stars let the opposition score 73 goals while notching 70 as an offensive unit. Dallas has attempted 986 shots and has a shot percentage of 9.6%. The Stars have had 1,009 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .906. Dallas Stars opponents have 102 power play opportunities (17th in pro hockey) and have scored 22 goals in those attempts.
The player between the pipes for this game is Jake Oettinger. The opposition has notched 87 goals versus Oettinger in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.31. Oettinger has played in 41 contests throughout his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently is .915 in his 2,259 mins on the ice. He has compiled an overall mark of 20-10-7 and he started in 35 games. In his career, Oettinger has recorded 19 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .543. Oettinger has had 1,021 shots taken against him and has accrued 934 total saves.
In their last game, Florida squared up with the Canucks in a game where the Panthers got the win by a tally of 5-2. They had 3 power play opportunities in this outing and notched 1 goal out of those chances. The Panthers had 5 goals of the 26 shots on goal they were seeking.
During this campaign, the Florida Panthers have accounted for 141 goals, 53 points, in addition to a points percentage of .736. They have permitted 105 goals to be scored by way of 84 goals at even strength and 21 goals while they were shorthanded. The Panthers have racked up 119 goals at even strength and 22 goals (11th in the league) while having a power play advantage. They have recorded 116 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 18.97%. Florida has tried 1,318 shots (2nd in the NHL) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 10.70%, while allowing their opponents 1,156 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 81.08% on their opponents 111 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 90.9%.
For the opposition you will find Sergei Bobrovsky defending the net. His opposition is averaging 2.56 goals/game and he has relinquished 1,382 goals in total. Bobrovsky's rate of quality starts comes out to 56.5% and he has 310 quality starting assignments in his career. He was named a starter in 549 games and has played for a total of 32,429 minutes. Bobrovsky is the owner of a career mark of 314-183-48 and has participated in 563 contests. He has gathered 15,173 saves out of 16,555 shots attempted against him, giving him a percentage of .917.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas (+152)
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