Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars Prediction 4/3/2024

The Edmonton Oilers (45-24-5) travel to face off against the Dallas Stars (47-19-9) on Wednesday, April 3rd. This game will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas and televised on TNT. The Stars are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Oilers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Blues. Puck drop is set for 9:30 ET.

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The Edmonton Oilers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into tonight’s game, the Oilers are in 5th place in the Western Conference with a record of 45-24-5. In their division, the Pacific, Edmonton is currently in 2nd place. Over their last ten games, the Oilers have gone 6-4, and they have won four straight games as the underdog.

On the road this season, Edmonton has gone 20-16-2, and in games against Western Conference opponents, they have a record of 26-15. Over their last five games, the Oilers have gone 3-2, and they are 2-1 in their last three games.

On the road this season, the Oilers have gone 14-23 against the puck line, and they have an average scoring margin of +.1 goals per game. So far, Edmonton has been favored in 64 games and has a puck line record of 30-34.

Overall, the Oilers have 31 wins by multiple goals and 20 losses by more than one goal. In their last 10 road games, Edmonton’s puck line record is just 2-8.

Coming off a 3-2 loss on the road to the Blues, the Oilers are hoping to bounce back today. In the 3rd period, the Oilers found the net one time against the Blues after their one goal in the first period. In the game, Edmonton managed to score all two goals at even strength. They concluded with 38 shots on goal and committed 4 turnovers.

Edmonton took a loss against the puck line, going into the game as the favorites with a -1.5-point advantage. Combining for 5 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 6.5.

The Dallas Stars Are Coming Off A Win

At home this season, the Stars have gone 22-10-4 and have won three straight games. In the Western Conference, Dallas is in first place with 103 points and a record of 47-19-9. When favored, the Stars have gone 43-15-7 this season.

Over their last ten games, Dallas has an 8-2 record and has won five straight games. In the Central Division, the Stars are also in first place with a record of 15-7. Against other teams in the Western Conference, Dallas has gone 30-14 this season.

As the favorite, the Stars have gone 25-40 vs. the puck line this season, including winning their last seven games as the favorite. So far, Dallas has 26 wins by multiple goals, and their average scoring margin at home this year is +.7 goals per game.

Overall, the Stars have a puck line record of 33-42, and their average scoring differential for the season is +.7 goals per game. In their last ten home games, Dallas has gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.

In their last game, the Stars went up against the Kraken and emerged as winners with a score of 3-0. In the opening period, the Stars couldn’t find the net on offense, but they rebounded with one time in the second period and two goals in the third. Of Dallas’ three goals, one were scored while in power play situations. Their game ended with 30 shots on goal and zero giveaways.

Dallas also picked up a win against the puck line, coming into the game favored by -1.5. Combining for 3 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 6.

Edmonton Offense Breakdown

Offensively, the Oilers come into the game at 3.6 goals per contest placing 4th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 5th position in the league. The Oilers went 30-16 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 15-7.

The Oilers’ over/under record this season is 32-38-3. For the season, they have had 38 games failing to surpass this game’s over/under line of 6.5. Overall, their games are averaging 6.5 goals per game.

Stars Offense Breakdown

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The Stars come into the game scoring an average of 3.6 goals per game, putting them 2nd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 12th in the league. Looking at how the Stars’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 9th in power play goals and 2nd in shorthanded goals.

So far, the Stars have an over/under record of 41-33-1. Coming into the game, they have played 41 games that went beyond the 6.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, had 6.6 goals per game.

Edmonton Team Defense

The Oilers defense is currently 30th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.2 shots per game against Edmonton. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 23rd with 3 shutouts.

Dallas Team Defense

The Stars defense is currently 26th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.7 shots per game against Dallas. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 24th with 3 shutouts.

Oilers vs Stars Trends

  • Through their last three road contests, the Oilers offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Edmonton posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 0-3 ATS.
  • Across the Stars last ten home games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 5-5, while going 6-4 straight-up.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Stars have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their puck line record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
  • Against the spread, the Oilers have put together of 2-3 in their last five games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 3-2 straight up.

Oilers vs Stars Prediction

For a moneyline pick, I’m taking the Stars to pick up on a win over the Oilers at home. With the moneyline sitting at -123, I’ll be locking in a bet on the Stars straight-up.

For a puck line prediction, our preference is the Stars to secure a win and cover. Anticipate the Stars to win this one by multiple goals over the Oilers.

When considering the over/under line, which is currently at 6.5 goals, we believe that this game will remain below that figure, and we recommend wagering on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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