Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 29 (4/29): NHL

Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 29 (4/29): NHL

Credit: photo by Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

 

Odds

Time 8:30 p.m. EST
Ducks money line +190
Ducks spread +1.5 (-125)
Stars money line -230
Stars spread -1.5 (+105)
Over / under 5.5

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Anaheim Ducks Dallas Stars
Record 31-36-14 45-30-6
Road / home record 14-17-9 26-10-4
Streak W1 L1
Goals per game 2.79 2.83
Goals allowed per game 3.22 2.99
Shots per game 29.5 30.5
Shots allowed per game 33.4 31.2
PP % 22.0% 22.3%
PK % 18.92% 20.93%
Over / under record 40-37-4 35-44-2
 

Preview

The Anaheim Ducks continue on the road and will visit the Dallas Stars on Friday night. This is the third time these teams face off on the regular season, the Stars won the last 2 games. The Ducks are eliminated and the Stars just clinched the playoff berth.

Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 14-26 on the road this season. They have a 31-36-14 record overall ranking 7th in the Pacific division. The Ducks are 11-12-3 against opponents from the Pacific. Anaheim averages 9.3 penalty minutes per game, the fourth-most in the Western Conference. Sam Carrick leads the team serving 85 total minutes.

Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 36 goals and has 66 points. Trevor Zegras has six goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Anaheim.

In their last 10 games the Ducks are 3-7, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while allowing 3.4 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.

Dallas Stars

The Stars have also lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 26-14 at home this season. They have a 45-30-6 record overall ranking 5th in the Central. The Stars are 26-18-5 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas is 10th in the Western Conference averaging 4.9 assists per game, led by Joe Pavelski with 0.7.

Jason Robertson leads the Stars with 40 goals and has 78 points. Roope Hintz has seven goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.

In their last 10 games the Stars are 5-5, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.6 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Anaheim are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games.

Anaheim are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Dallas.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas' last 7 games at home.

Dallas are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Anaheim.

Prediction

The Stars just clinched the playoffs but they're still looking to improve their position on the table. Anaheim struggled all season defensively and are allowing 3.4 goals per game. They have lost 6 of their last 7 games against the Stars and 16 of their last 20 games overall. The Stars should win this game easy.

PICK: Stars -1.5 (+105) 

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