Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 2/6/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars
Date: Monday, February 6, 2023
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+225) Stars (-286)
American Airlines Center is the location where the Dallas Stars (28-13-10) will go up against the Anaheim Ducks (16-29-5) on Monday. The moneyline on this contest has Anaheim at +225 while Dallas is coming in at -286. The over/under is 7.
The Anaheim Ducks were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 2-1 victory over the Coyotes in the last game they played. Anaheim compiled 45 penalty mins in this outing. The Ducks left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the victory. Furthermore, they had 4 chances with extra men on the ice but weren't able to score. In the matchup, they finished 2 out of the 45 shots they attempted.
Get all of our NHL Expert Picks
Anaheim Ducks opponents have tallied 174 power play opportunities (10th in hockey) and have scored 48 goals in those chances. The Ducks have had 1,942 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .895. Anaheim has attempted 1,489 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.2%. While playing at even strength, the Ducks have conceded 155 goals while having 99 themselves. Anaheim has accounted for 145 power play opportunities and they have added 23 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 15.86%. For the current season, they have earned 37 points and their points percentage is sitting at .370. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Anaheim Ducks have notched 122 goals (31st in the NHL) on the season and have surrendered 203.
The man in goal for this game is John Gibson. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Gibson has tallied 220 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .546. He has a save percentage of .913 during his 23,552 minutes played. Gibson has had 12,499 shot attempts taken against him and he has 11,411 saves. Opponents have been able to score 1,088 goals versus Gibson in his professional hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.77. He has compiled a mark of 176-168-55 and he was named the starter in 403 games. Gibson has been in goal for 412 games throughout his NHL career.
In their last outing, Dallas played the Devils in a matchup where the Stars went home in defeat by a tally of 3-2. They had 4 power play chances in this one and scored 1 out of those chances. The Stars scored 2 goals of the 35 shots on goal they took.
For the season, the Dallas Stars have a total of 172 goals, 66 points, in addition to a points percentage of .647. They have allowed 131 goals to be scored by of a combination of 104 goals at even strength and 27 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Stars have 133 goals at even strength and 39 goals (9th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 151 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 25.83%. Dallas has taken 1,629 shots (12th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 10.56%, while allowing their opponents 1,572 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 84.02% on their opponents 169 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.7%.
For the opposition you are going to see Jake Oettinger defending the net. Oettinger has earned a career record of 62-30-15 and has been in net for 115 games. Oettinger's quality start rate comes out to 58.9% and he has made 63 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has racked up 2,863 saves out of the 3,123 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .917. Teams are averaging 2.39 goals/game and he has surrendered 260 goals in total. He has made the start in 107 contests and has played 6,516 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim (+225)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.
Dallas Stars - Twitter
Anaheim Ducks - Twitter