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Dallas Stars at Calgary Flames 5/5/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Calgary Flames vs Dallas Stars Odds & Info

Game Calgary Flames vs Dallas Stars
Date & Time Thursday May 5, 2022, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Scotiabank Saddledome Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada
Latest odds
CAL -230 ; O/U 5.5
TV Channel
TBS

The Stars will be looking to get back onto the winning path in this game. The last game for the Stars was a loss to the Flames and allowed the Flames to take a 1-0 lead in the season series so far.

The important fact about the game was it was a defensive battle. The final score in the game ended up at 1-0 and was off of a goal by Elias Lindholm. Still the strong goal play from Jacob Markstrom cannot be overlooked as key to securing the win.

In the losing effort the Stars ended up ripping off a total of 16 shots in the game. The Stars delivered a total of 20 hits in the game. Still, Dallas was able to win only 22 faceoffs in the game. The Stars had a total of 30 penalty minutes served in the game.

Calgary was able to match the Stars in the aspect of penalty minutes with a total of 30 minutes in the box. The Flames did get a total of 28 faceoff wins, but had a total of 34 hits as well being a lot more physical in the win. The Flames did get a total of 26 shots in the game as well.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Stars are 1-5 in their last 6 games.
  • The total has gone over in 5 out of the last 6 Stars games in May.
  • The Flames are 11-4 in their last 15 games.
  • The Flames are 5-1 in their last 6 home games.

Free NHL Pick:

Under 5.5

Does this game look like another defensive battle? That could hold true here as the Flames have a decent amount of offensive power, but it can be stymied if the goalie is good and that is what happened in the opening game. Look for the Flames, though, to continue with the better shooting and with more shots the Stars defense will give up a goal or two. Final Score Prediction, Calgary Flames win but play on the under 2-1.

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