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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction & Betting Tips 12/2/2023

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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 12/2/2023
  • Take the Stars on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Lightning (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

Looking to win big? The Lightning and Stars face off at 2:00 ET on BSSW. The Stars are hosting the game at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX.

The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6 goals, and the Stars are favored to win at home against the Lightning. Check out BetCoco for Dallas Stars – Tampa Bay Lightning odds

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Lightning and Stars have gone in favor of the Lightning, putting together a record of 7-3. When looking back over the last ten head to head meetings between the Stars and Lightning, the Stars hold the edge with an puck line record of 6-4.

  • In their last three games away from home, the Lightning have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 3 goals per game in this stretch.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Stars offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 2. Dallas posted an overall record of 8-2 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Stars have gone 8-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 6-4.
  • As the betting favorite, the Lightning have an puck line mark of just 1-4 in their last five games. Tampa Bay posted a straight up mark of 1-4 in these matchups.

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction

As they prepare to face Dallas, the Lightning currently possess a 10-9-5 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 5-6-1, while as underdogs, it is 5-3-4. When they have hit the road, they have a 4-6-2 record this season, and they are 6-3-3 at home.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Lightning are averaging 3.4 goals per game this season, putting them in the 2nd spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 9th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Lightning offense is 2nd in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 28th in the NHL.

Heading into this matchup vs. Dallas, goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy has started three games in this season. His current record is 1-2, and his save percentage stands at 89.2%.

Ahead of their matchup with Tampa Bay, the Stars have a 13-6-3 record. Their performance when favored is 11-6-3, while they hold a 2-0-0 record as underdogs. On the road, they have gone 8-2-2 this season and are 5-4-1 at home.

The Stars come into the game scoring an average of 3.3 goals per game, putting them 15th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 27th in the league. This year, the Stars have recorded a 6-3 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have 7-3 record.

Goalie Jake Oettinger gets the start and has made 15 starts this season. His record at this point is 9-4, and his save percentage is 91.6%.

With the Stars being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Stars.

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Tips

  • Take the Stars on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Lightning (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Dallas Stars Injury Report

  • Jerad Rosburg – Undisclosed – Out

Tampa Bay Lightning Injury Report

  • Conor Sheary – Upper Body – Out
  • Brent Seabrook – Shoulder/Back/Hip – Out
  • Logan Brown – Undisclosed – Out

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