Toronto Maple Leafs vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 12/6/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Dallas Stars
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Maple Leafs (+100) Stars (-120)
American Airlines Center is where the Dallas Stars (14-6-5) will try to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs (15-5-6) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has the Maple Leafs at +100 and the Stars are opening at -120. The over/under is 6.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4-3 defeat against the Lightning their last time out. Toronto accounted for 16 mins in the box in this matchup. Additionally, they had 5 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to net 1 goal. The Maple Leafs were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in this loss. For the matchup, they converted 3 out of the 39 shots they put on goal.
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Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have amassed 83 power play tries (14th in the league) and have scored 18 goals in those attempts. The Maple Leafs have seen 753 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .912. Toronto has attempted 802 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.9%. When at even strength, the Maple Leafs have conceded 48 goals while notching 59 on offense. Toronto skates onto the rink with 84 power play chances and they have added 20 goals during those chances, giving them a rate of 23.81%. For the season, the have a total of 36 points and their points percentage is .692. Pertaining to their scoring capabilities, the Toronto Maple Leafs have racked up 79 goals (15th in the league) over the course of the season and have allowed 66.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Matt Murray. The opposition has racked up 665 goals against Murray in his professional career and his goals against average is 2.76. Murray has taken the ice for 254 contests over the course of his hockey career. His save percentage is at .912 during his 14,431 mins played. He has compiled an overall record of 137-79-24 and he has gotten the start in 246 games. During his career on the ice, Murray is sitting with 131 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .533. Murray has seen 7,522 shots taken against him and has recorded 6,857 saves.
In their last outing, Dallas faced off against the Wild in a game where the Stars got the tie by a score of 5-5. They had 4 power play attempts in this matchup but weren't able to notch a goal. The Stars converted 5 goals of the 35 shots on goal they took.
Dallas has taken 796 shots (14th in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 12.31%, while allowing the opposition 787 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.51% on their opponents 97 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 91.1%. They have a total of 74 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 28.38%. The Stars have racked up 77 goals at even strength and 21 goals (9th in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have permitted 70 goals to be scored by of a combination of 54 goals at even strength and 16 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this season, the Dallas Stars have accounted for 98 goals, 33 points, in addition to a points percentage of .660.
Across the rink you are likely to see Jake Oettinger in net. Opponents are averaging 2.47 goals per contest and he has surrendered 216 goals overall. Oettinger's percentage of quality starts sits at 57.0% and he has made 49 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He got the starting nod in 86 games and his ice time sits at 5,245 minutes. Oettinger has amassed a career record of 50-25-11 and has played in 94 games. He has recorded 2,296 stops out of 2,512 shots attempted against him, giving him a rate of .914.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto (+100)
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