Vegas Golden Knights vs. Dallas Stars NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars Prediction 4/22/2024

The Vegas Golden Knights (45-29-8) travel to face off against the Dallas Stars (52-21-9) on Monday, April 22nd. This game will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas and televised on ESPN. The Stars are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Golden Knights are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Ducks. Puck drop is set for 9:30 ET.

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The Vegas Golden Knights Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Through 82 games, the Golden Knights have a record of 45-29-8 and have earned 98 points. In the Western Conference, they sit in 8th place and are 4th in the Pacific Division. On the road this season, Vegas has gone 18-17-6 and have lost three straight road games. As the underdog, the Golden Knights have gone 14-10-4 this year.

Over their last ten games, Vegas has gone 6-4 and have won two straight games as the underdog. In their last three games, they have gone 2-1 and are 3-2 in their last five games. On the season, the Golden Knights have been favored in 54 of their 82 games and have gone 31-19-4 as the favorite.

On the season, Vegas has gone 41-41 against the puck line, including a road puck line record of 19-22. Their average scoring margin on the road this year is -.3 goals per game.

So far, the Golden Knights have been the underdog in 28 games, going 21-7 against the puck line in those contests. In their last ten games, Vegas has gone just 3-7 against the puck line on the road.

Following a 4-1 loss at home to the Ducks, the Golden Knights are eager to bounce back. In terms of offense, the Golden Knights faced a dry spell in the first and third periods against the Ducks, but they managed to score one time in the second period. Their one goal came during a power play situation. In total, they took 33 shots on goal and had 8 giveaways.

Vegas went into the game favored by -1.5, giving them a loss vs. the puck line. With a combined total of 5 goals, the game concluded below the over/under line of 6.

The Dallas Stars Are Coming Off A Win

When playing at home this season, the Stars have gone 26-11-4, and they have won two straight games at home. In the Western Conference, Dallas is in first place, and they have gone 34-16 against other Western Conference teams. Overall, the Stars have gone 52-21-9 this season, and they have won four of their last five games.

When favored this season, Dallas has gone 47-17-7, and they have won two straight games when favored. Against teams from the Central Division, the Stars have gone 17-9, and they have won eight of their last ten games. In their last three games, Dallas has gone 2-1.

When playing at home this season, Dallas has a puck line record of 14-27, and their average scoring differential is +.8 goals per game. So far, they have 29 wins by multiple goals and 23 wins by just one goal.

So far this year, the Stars have an overall puck line record of 36-46, and their puck line record as the favorite is 27-44. In their last ten home games, Dallas has gone 5-5 against the puck line.

In their most recent game, the Stars hosted the Blues and secured a 2-1 victory. Offensively, the Stars faced a challenge in the first and second periods, failing to score. However, they did score one goal in the third period. All two goals came at even strength. They finished with 37 shots on goal and had 10 turnovers.

Despite the straight-up win, Dallas did not cover the puck line, as they were favored by -1.5. The game ended below the over/under line of 6, with a combined total of 3 goals.

Vegas Offense Breakdown

For their offensive performance, the Golden Knights come in averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, which is 13th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 13th in the league. This year, the Golden Knights have recorded a 24-16 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 19-13 record.

So far, the Golden Knights have an over/under record of 40-42-0. Coming into the game, they have played 44 games that went beyond the 5.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, had 6.2 goals per game.

Stars Offense Breakdown

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When looking at their offense, the Stars have an average of 3.6 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 3rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 11th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Stars offense is 11th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 2nd in the NHL.

This season, the Stars have an over/under record of 42-39-1. Throughout the season, they have played 48 games that went over the 5.5 over/under line. The average number of goals in their games is 6.5 per game.

Vegas Team Defense

Vegas defense takes on the Stars ranked 13th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 30.2 shots per game against Vegas. They also are 23rd in shutouts, with 3 shutouts.

Dallas Team Defense

Defensively, the Stars come into the season ranked 27th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.6 shots per game against Dallas. For the season, they are ranked 21st in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Golden Knights vs Stars Trends

  • Through their last three road games, Vegas has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 2 goals per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Stars have a straight up record of 7-3 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 3 goals per game in these contests.
  • Dallas has done well both straight up and vs the puck line when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 puck line in their last five games.
  • Through their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Golden Knights have a good straight up record, but their puck line mark is just 1-2.

Golden Knights vs Stars Prediction

For a moneyline pick, I’m taking the Stars to pick up on a win over the Golden Knights at home. With the moneyline sitting at -135, 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 Golden Knights.

If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 5.5 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.

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

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