Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars Prediction 5/25/2024

The Edmonton Oilers (49-27-6) travel to face off against the Dallas Stars (52-21-9) on Saturday, May 25th. 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 Avalanche. Puck drop is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Edmonton Oilers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

On the road this season, the Oilers have gone 21-18-2 and have dropped their last two games away from home. In the Western Conference standings, Edmonton is in 5th place and has a record of 30-20 against other Western teams. Overall, the Oilers have gone 49-27-6 this season.

As the underdog, the Oilers have gone 4-7-0 this season and have lost their last two games when not favored. In the Pacific Division, Edmonton sits in 2nd place and has gone 18-8 against division opponents. Over their last ten games, the Oilers have gone 7-3.

On the road, the Oilers are 15-26 vs. the puck line this season and 38-44 overall. In their last ten games, Edmonton is just 2-8 against the puck line.

So far, the Oilers have 35 wins by multiple goals compared to just 14 wins by one goal. In their last three road games, Edmonton is 1-2 vs. the puck line.

In their most recent game, the Oilers fell to the Avalanche on the road by a score of 5-1. In the first period on offense, the Oilers managed to score one time, but that turned out to be the only scoring they could muster for the entire game. The team’s one goal occurred during a power play, and they managed to take 26 shots on goal while also having 3 giveaways.

Entering the game as the underdog, Edmonton not only suffered a straight-up loss but also failed to cover the puck line. With a combined total of 6 goals, the game concluded below the over/under line of 6.5.

The Dallas Stars Are Coming Off A Win

As the top team in the Western Conference, the Stars have been the favorite in 71 of their 82 games this season. At home, they have gone 26-11-4 and have won two straight games in front of their fans. Over their last ten games, Dallas has gone 6-4, and they have gone 52-21-9 overall.

Against teams from the Western Conference, the Stars have gone 34-16, and they have gone 47-17-7 when favored. As the favorite, Dallas has won two straight games and has gone 3-2 over their last five games. In their last three games, the Stars have gone 1-2.

On the season, Dallas has a puck line record of 36-46, including a road puck line record of 22-19. Their average scoring margin is +.8 goals per game, and they have 29 wins by multiple goals.

As the favorite, the Stars have a puck line record of 27-44, and their average scoring margin in those games is +.9 goals per contest. In their last ten home games, Dallas has a puck line record of 2-8, and their overall home puck line mark is 14-27.

In their previous game, the Stars hosted the Blues and game away with a 2-1 win. In the first and second periods, the Stars didn’t score a goal, but they managed to break the drought with one goal in the third period. All two goals came at even strength. They finished with 37 shots on goal and had 10 turnovers.

Dallas’ straight-up victory didn’t translate to covering the puck line in the game, despite being favored by -1.5. The game ended below the over/under line of 6, with a combined total of 3 goals.

Edmonton Offense Breakdown

On the offensive side, the Oilers are scoring an 3.6 goals per game this season, ranking 4th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 1st in the league. This year, the Oilers have recorded a 33-18 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 16-8 record.

This season, the over/under record for the Oilers’ is 35-44-3. Over the course of the season, they have had 47 games that exceeded the over/under line of 5.5. On average, 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 3rd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 11th in the league. Looking at how the Stars’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 11th in power play goals and 2nd in shorthanded goals.

The Stars’ over/under record this season is 42-39-1. For the season, they have had 48 games that surpassed this game’s over/under line of 5.5. Overall, their games are averaging6.5 goals per game.

Edmonton Team Defense

In terms of defense, the Oilers head into the game ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.9 shots per game against Edmonton. So far, they are 24th in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Dallas Team Defense

Defensively, the Stars are currently 27th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.6 shots per game against Dallas. They also are 21st in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Oilers vs Stars Trends

  • Across the Oilers last ten road games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 3-7, while going 6-4 straight-up.
  • Although Dallas has a straight up record of 2-3 in their last five home games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 1-4. The team averaged 3 goals per game in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Stars have an puck line record of 3-0 in their last three games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-0.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Oilers have gone 2-8 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 7-3.

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 -139, I’ll be locking in a bet on the Stars straight-up.

For a puck line pick, we are going with the Stars to win and cover. Look for the Stars to win this one by multiple goals over the Oilers.

For those looking at the over/under line set at 5.5 goals, our expectation is that this game will surpass that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the over.

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