Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 10/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Predators (-115) Stars (-105)
The Dallas Stars will compete against the Nashville Predators at American Airlines Center on Saturday. The moneyline on this contest has the Predators at -115 while the Stars are sitting at -105. The over/under comes in at 7.
The Nashville Predators will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 4-1 defeat against the Stars in their last outing. Nashville accrued 13 penalty mins in this game. The Predators had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in this defeat. Moreover, they had 5 chances on the power play but weren't able to score. In the game, they converted 1 of the 32 shots they attempted.
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Concerning scoring goals, the Nashville Predators have tallied 8 goals (2nd in the league) over the course of the season and have conceded 7. For the current campaign, they have recorded 4 points and their points percentage is .667. Nashville has accounted for 12 power play chances and they have tallied 0 goals out of those tries, giving them a percentage of 0.00%. When playing at even strength, the Predators have allowed 4 goals while scoring 8 on the offensive side of the ice. Nashville has taken 82 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.8%. The Predators have had 93 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .925. Nashville Predators opponents have earned 12 power play tries (1st in hockey) and have earned 3 goals in those attempts.
The player between the pipes for this game is Juuse Saros. Over the course of his pro career, Saros has 128 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .615. His save percentage sits at .920 in his 12,729 mins played. Saros has seen 6,699 shot attempts taken against him and he has 6,160 saves. The opposition has racked up 539 goals versus Saros in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.54. He has compiled an overall record of 115-73-20 and he has gotten the start in 208 games. Saros has taken the ice for 224 games over the course of his professional hockey career.
When they took the ice last, Dallas played the Predators in an outing where the Stars notched a win by a final of 4-1. They had 4 power play opportunities in this contest and earned 2 out of those opportunities. The Stars scored 4 goals of the 29 shots on goal they took.
Dallas has attempted 29 shots (22nd in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 13.79%, while allowing the opposition 32 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 100.00% on their opponents 5 power play tries, and their save percentage sits at 96.9%. They have a total of 4 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 50.00%. The Stars have scored 2 goals at even strength and 2 goals (7th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 1 goal. This season, the Dallas Stars have earned 4 goals, 2 points, as well as a points percentage of 1.000.
Across the ice you will find Jake Oettinger protecting the net. Oettinger has a career record of 42-23-8 and has played in 78 games. Oettinger's quality start percentage comes out to 56.3% and he has 40 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has recorded 1,895 saves out of the 2,073 shots attempted against him, which gives him a save percentage of .914. His opposition is averaging 2.44 goals/game and he has yielded 178 goals overall. He was named a starter in 71 games and has played 4,372 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville (-115)
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