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Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars Prediction & Betting Tips 12/23/2023

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Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars 12/23/2023:
  • We like the Predators on the moneyline (+113)
  • The Predators are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars Preview

The Stars and Predators are set to face off at 3:00 ET on BSSW. The Predators will host the game at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN.

The Stars are the favorites in this Central division matchup against Predators. The over/under for the game is set at 6 goals. Check out BetCoco for Nashville Predators – Dallas Stars odds

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Stars and Predators did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Stars have a record of 3-0. The Stars also had the edge vs. the puck line in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 5 goals per game leading to an over/under record of 1-1-1.

  • Through their last five road games, Dallas has an puck line record of just 1-4. However, their overall record was 1-4 while averaging 3 goals per game.
  • The Predators are 2-1 puck line in their last three home games and 3-0 straight-up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Nashville has an puck line mark of 8-2 while going 7-3 straight up.
  • The last ten games that Dallas was favored, they have an puck line mark of 2-8 while going 6-4 straight up.

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars Prediction

As they prepare to face Nashville, the Stars currently possess a 19-8-4 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 17-7-4, while as underdogs, it is 2-1-0. When they have hit the road, they have a 9-3-3 record this season, and they are 10-5-1 at home.

On the offensive side, the Stars are scoring an 3.5 goals per game this season, ranking 7th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 27th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Stars offense is 20th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 5th in the NHL.

Goalie Scott Wedgewood gets the start and has made 10 starts this season. His record at this point is 8-1, and his save percentage is 0.5510204081632653%.

Before their matchup against Dallas, the Predators arrive with a 19-14-0 record. They hold a 9-5-0 record when considered the favorites and 10-9-0 when seen as the underdogs. For away games this season, they have a 8-7-0 record, while they are 11-7-0 when playing at home.

When looking at their offense, the Predators have an average of 3.2 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 13th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 15th in the league. Nashville’s offense is currently ranked 11th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 10th in the league.

Goalie Juuse Saros comes into the game having made 26 starts this season. So far, his record is 15-11 and he has a save percentage of 1.0%.

Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Predators to come out on top with a final score of 4-3.

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars Betting Tips

  • We like the Predators on the moneyline (+113)
  • The Predators are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Nashville Predators Injury Report

No Injuries Reported

Dallas Stars Injury Report

  • Jake Oettinger – Lower Body – Out
  • Jerad Rosburg – Undisclosed – Out

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