The Vegas Golden Knights (13-4-2) travel to face off against the Dallas Stars (12-4-1) on Wednesday, November 22nd. 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 Golden Knights are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Penguins. Puck drop is set for 9:30 ET.
Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars
The Vegas Golden Knights Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
In their 19 games, the Golden Knights have a 13-4-2 record this season. While playing at their home arena, they have a 8-1-1 record, and their record on the road is 5-3-1. In the Western Pacific division, they are currently 1st, and in the Western conference, they come into the game sitting 1st. Looking at Vegas’ average scoring margin, it is +1.1, which has led to a puck line record of 8-11. When playing at home, their scoring margin is +2.0, and on the road, it is .0.
In their most recent game, the Golden Knights fell to the Penguins on the road by a score of 3-0. Vegas couldn’t crack the Penguins defense, and didn’t score a single goal. The Golden Knights’ offense finished with 3 giveaways and attempted 38 shots on goal during the game.
In this game, Vegas was favored by -1.5, but they suffered a loss against the puck line. Combining for 3 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 6.5.
The Dallas Stars Are Coming Off A Win
This season, the Stars have a mark of 12-4-1. When going on the road, Dallas has a record of 7-1-1 record, while they are 5-3-0 at their home arena. In the Western Central division, they are currently 1st, and in the Western conference, they come into the game sitting 4th. Dallas has five wins by more than one goals and dropped three games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line record is 5-12 this season.
The Stars recently hosted the Rangers and emerged victorious with a 6-3 win. Offensively, the Stars couldn’t break through in the first period, but they scored one time in the second period and five goals in the third. One of Dallas’ six goals were generated during power plays, while two were scored when shorthanded. In total, they had 36 shots on goal.
Dallas secured a win against the puck line, entering the game as the favorites with a -1.5 goal advantage. With a combined total of 9 goals, the teams exceeded the over/under line of 6 goals set for the game.
Vegas Offense Breakdown
For their offensive performance, the Golden Knights come in averaging 3.4 goals per game this season, which is 4th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 2nd in the league. Coming into the game, the Golden Knights have 6-4 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 6-0.
The Golden Knights’ over/under record this season is 8-11-0. For the season, they have had 10 games failing to surpass this game’s over/under line of 6. Overall, their games are averaging 6 goals per game.
Dallas Offense Breakdown
Offensively, the Stars come into the game at 3.5 goals per contest placing 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 19th position in the league. This season, the Stars have a 6-2 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 6-2 record.
For the season, the over/under record of the Stars’ stands at 9-8-0. They have had 9 games during the season that exceeded the 6 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6.4 goals per game.
Vegas Team Defense
The Golden Knights defense is currently 9th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.1 shots per game against Vegas. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 4th with 2 shutouts.
Dallas Team Defense
Coming into the game, the Stars’ defense is 15th in takeaways at 6.7 takeaways per contest. Overall, they are giving up 2.6 goals per game which is 11th in the NHL.
Golden Knights vs Stars Trends
- Through their last five road contests, the Golden Knights offense has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Vegas posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 0-5 ATS.
- The Stars are 3-0 puck line in their last three home games and 3-0 straight-up.
- As the betting underdog, the Stars have an puck line record of 5-0 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-2.
- In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Golden Knights have a straight up record of 5-5 and an puck line mark of 2-8.
For a moneyline bet, I’m backing the Stars to secure a victory over the Golden Knights at home. With the moneyline currently set at -125, I’m locking in my 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.
For those looking at the over/under line set at 6 goals, our expectation is that this game will surpass that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the over.
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