Ducks vs Stars Prediction NHL Picks Today 3/8

Ducks vs Stars Prediction NHL Picks Today 3/8

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Preview: Dallas Stars vs. Anaheim Ducks

 

Dallas Stars

Preview

The Dallas Stars, with a record of 38-17-9, are set to face the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center. This preview provides an overview of the matchup, including player statistics, recent team performances, and expectations for the game scheduled on March 8, 2024, at 8:00 PM.

 

Team Overview

The Stars have been performing consistently well this season, leading the Central Division. They will look to continue their winning streak against the struggling Ducks.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
J. Oettinger 24 11 4 1 2.97 .899
S. Wedgewood 13 6 5 0 2.97 .899

Scoring Leaders

Jason Robertson leads the Stars' scoring charts with 61 points, comprising 21 goals and 40 assists.

Injury Report

  • Chris Tanev (D) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 7)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 3.58
GA/G 3.03

Recent Performances

The Stars have been performing well, securing a thrilling overtime win against the San Jose Sharks (3/5).

 

Anaheim Ducks

Preview

The Anaheim Ducks, with a record of 23-36-3, are hosting the Dallas Stars at Honda Center. This preview offers insights into the upcoming clash, highlighting player statistics, recent team performances, and expectations for the game scheduled on March 8, 2024, at 8:00 PM.

Team Overview

The Ducks have struggled this season, sitting at the bottom of the Pacific Division. However, they have the opportunity to play spoiler against the Stars.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
J. Gibson 13 20 2 0 3.15 .898
L. Dostal 10 16 1 0 3.51 .904

Scoring Leaders

Frank Vatrano leads the Ducks' scoring charts with 49 points, comprising 29 goals and 20 assists.

Injury Report

  • Trevor Zegras (C) - IR (Estimated return: Mar 8)
  • Troy Terry (RW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 8)
  • Mason McTavish (C) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 8)
  • Leo Carlsson (C) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 8)
  • John Gibson (G) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 7)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 2.63
GA/G 3.48

Recent Performances

The Ducks secured a close win against the Ottawa Senators (3/6) but have been inconsistent in their recent performances.

 

Prediction

Despite the Ducks' recent win, the Stars have been performing at a higher level overall, and they have dominated the head-to-head matchups between the two teams this season. Additionally, the Ducks have several key players listed on the injury report, which may affect their performance. Therefore, the prediction for this game is that the Dallas Stars will win. However, considering the Ducks' ability to keep games close and the potential for unexpected outcomes, the safer bet would be to take the Anaheim Ducks +1.5 spread.

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Pick: Ducks +1.5

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