Dallas Stars vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 11/17/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Florida Panthers
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022
Location: FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+150) Panthers (-182)
The Florida Panthers (9-6-1) will try to beat the Dallas Stars (9-5-2) at FLA Live Arena on Thursday. The odds on this game have the Stars at +150 and the Panthers are coming in at -182. The total is set at 7.
The Dallas Stars will need a bounce back game after taking a 5-4 defeat against the Lightning their last time on the ice. Dallas tallied 12 penalty mins in this game. The Stars had a solid offensive performance and it showed in the loss. They also had 2 power play attempts and netted 2 goals. For the matchup, they earned a goal on 4 out of the 32 shots they put on goal.
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Dallas Stars opponents have earned 66 power play tries (3rd in professional hockey) and have scored 10 goals in those chances. The Stars have seen 498 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .914. Dallas has taken 486 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 12.4%. While playing at even strength, the Stars have conceded 33 goals while scoring 44 on offense. Dallas has accumulated 48 power play opportunities and they have notched 16 goals out of those tries, giving them a rate of 33.33%. For the year, the have a total of 20 points and their points % is .625. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Dallas Stars have racked up 60 goals (5th in the league) so far this season and have allowed 43.
The player between the pipes for this game is Jake Oettinger. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Oettinger has 46 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .575. He has a save percentage of .915 in his 4,877 mins in the crease. Oettinger has had 2,321 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 2,124 saves. The opposition has scored 197 goals versus Oettinger in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.42. He has amassed a win-loss mark of 47-25-9 and got the start in 80 games. Oettinger has been involved in 87 contests during his hockey career.
In their last outing, Florida faced the Capitals in a game where the Panthers took home the victory by a score of 5-2. They had 1 power play attempt in this matchup and recorded 1 on that attempt. The Panthers netted 5 goals out of the 43 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Panthers have earned 42 goals at even strength and 10 goals (21st in professional hockey) while on the power play. Florida has taken 647 shots (1st in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 8.04%, while allowing the opposition 504 shots. So far this year, the Florida Panthers have a total of 52 goals, 19 points, and a points percentage of .594. They have allowed 48 goals to be scored by of a combination of 34 goals at even strength and 14 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a tally of 62 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 16.13%. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 77.42% on their opponents 62 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.5%.
For the opposition you will find Sergei Bobrovsky in net. Bobrovsky is the owner of a career mark of 340-191-49 and has participated in 601 games. Bobrovsky's quality start percentage comes out to 57.0% and he has made 334 quality starts in his career. He has compiled 16,178 saves out of the 17,664 shots attempted, which gives him a rate of .916. His opposition is averaging 2.58 goals per game and he has surrendered 1,486 goals altogether. He has made the start in 586 games and his ice time sits at 34,610 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas (+150)
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