Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction, 11/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: Stars (+180) Lightning (-220)
Amalie Arena is where the Tampa Bay Lightning (8-6-1) will take on the Dallas Stars (9-5-1) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has Dallas at +180 and Tampa Bay is priced at -220. The total has been set at 7.
The Dallas Stars were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-1 win against the Flyers their last time on the ice. Dallas amassed 12 penalty mins in this matchup. The Stars had a good offensive performance in this victory. They also had 3 power play opportunities and were able to score 2 goals. In the game, they scored on 5 of the 31 shots they launched.
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In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Dallas Stars have accumulated 56 goals (4th in the National Hockey League) on the campaign and have surrendered 38. For the current campaign, they sit with 19 points and their points percentage sits at .633. Dallas is sitting with 46 power play chances and they have tallied 14 goals out of those advantages, giving them a rate of 30.43%. While at even strength, the Stars have conceded 29 goals while notching 42 on offense. Dallas has taken 454 shots and holds a shot percentage of 12.3%. The Stars so far have had 460 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .917. Dallas Stars opponents have tallied 61 power play tries (3rd in professional hockey) and have scored 9 goals in those attempts.
The man protecting the net in this game is Jake Oettinger. Oettinger has taken the ice for 86 matchups throughout his NHL career. He has compiled a win-loss mark of 47-25-8 and he has gotten the start in 79 games. The opposition has scored 192 goals against Oettinger in his career and his goals against rate is 2.39. Oettinger has seen 2,283 shots taken against him and he has 2,091 total saves. His save percentage is at .916 for his 4,813 minutes on the ice. Over the course of his time in hockey, Oettinger has recorded 46 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .582.
In their last outing, Tampa Bay played the Capitals in a matchup where the Lightning got the victory by a final score of 6-3. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this game and scored 2 out of those attempts. The Lightning notched 6 goals out of the 35 shots on goal they tried.
Tampa Bay has attempted 469 shots (19th in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.45%, while allowing the opposition 459 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.05% on their opponents 59 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 89.5%. They have earned 61 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 22.95%. The Lightning have racked up 35 goals at even strength and 14 goals (10th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have permitted 48 goals to be scored by way of 38 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they had less men on the ice. For the season, the Tampa Bay Lightning are sitting with 49 goals, 17 points, in addition to a points percentage of .567.
On the other side of the ice you are expected to see Andrei Vasilevskiy protecting the goal. Vasilevskiy has accrued a lifetime mark of 234-106-25 and has participated in 376 games. Vasilevskiy's quality start rate comes out to 56.6% and he has earned 207 quality starts in his hockey career. He has gathered 10,447 stops out of the 11,373 shots taken, giving him a percentage of .919. Opponents are averaging 2.52 goals per game and he has allowed 926 goals altogether. He has made the start in 366 contests and his ice time sits at 22,048 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas (+180)
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