Dallas Stars vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 18 (4/18): NHL

Dallas Stars vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 18 (4/18): NHL

Credit: photo by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

 

Odds

Time 10:30 p.m. EST
Stars money line -120
Stars spread +1.5 (-280)
Canucks money line +100
Canucks spread -1.5 (+230)
Over / under 5.5

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Dallas Stars Vancouver Canucks
Record 43-27-5 37-28-10
Road / home record 19-17-2 17-14-6
Streak W1 W5
Goals per game 2.87 2.95
Goals allowed per game 2.92 2.77
Shots per game 30.5 32.0
Shots allowed per game 30.7 31.8
PP % 22.0% 22.3%
PK % 20.87% 26.07%
Over / under record 32-42-1 36-36-3
 

Preview

The Dallas Stars hit the road and will visit the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. This is the third time these teams face off this season, the Canucks won the last 2 games. Both teams are still in the fight for a spot in the playoffs.

Dallas Stars

The Stars have won 3 of their last 4 games and are 19-19 on the road this season with a 43-27-5 overall record ranking 4th in the Central. The Stars are 14-8-3 against opponents from the Central. Dallas has scored 215 goals and is 10th in the Western Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game. Jason Robertson leads the team with 36.

Joe Pavelski has 74 total points while scoring 27 goals and totaling 47 assists for the Stars. Tyler Seguin has 9 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

In their last 10 games the Stars are 6-4, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.7 assists, 2.2 penalties and 4.7 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks have won 5 straight games and are 17-20 at home with a 37-28-10 record overall ranking 5th in the Pacific division. The Canucks are 23-14-7 in conference games. Vancouver has scored 221 goals and is ninth in the Western Conference averaging 3.0 goals per game. Bo Horvat leads the team with 31.

Tyler Myers leads the Canucks with a plus-19 in 75 games this season. Pettersson has nine goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

In their last 10 games the Canucks are 6-4, averaging 3.8 goals, 5.9 assists, three penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .928 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games.

Dallas are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games at home.

Vancouver are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Dallas.

Prediction

This a very important game for both teams as they're fighting to calssify to the playoffs. The Canucks can't afford to lose another game or they could be eliminated. They have been good lately winning 4 of their last 5 games at home and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games. The Stars have struggled against the Canucks losing 9 of the last 12 games against them. Take the Canucks-

PICK: Canucks ML (+100)

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