Predators at Stars 4/22/19 - NHL Playoffs Picks & Predictions
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Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars
NHL: 8:30 PM EST
Apr. 22, 2019
Latest Odds : DAL -125 Total 5
The Dallas Stars head back home on Monday and will host the Nashville Predators for game six. The Stars won in Nashville 5-3 in game four of action. Alexander Raulov and Jason Dickinson both scored two goals in Nashville. Dallas is 1-1 on their home ice in this series.
Ben Bishop will take his spot between the pipes for the Stars. Bishop made 30 saves in their last win and hasn't let more than 3 goals in a game during this series. The Dallas Stars allow an average of 2.44 goals per game which ranks 2nd in the NHL.
The Nashville Predators must win on the road to keep their post season run alive. The Predators are the #3 seed in the Western Conference and played good hockey heading into play playoffs. The Predators have been outscored 10-4 on their last two games against the Stars. Nashville averages 2.88 goals per game which ranks 19th in the NHL.
Pekka Rinne will make the start in the net for the Predators. Rinne has allowed 9 goals over the last two games which have both been loses. Rinne made just 21 saves in their last game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Predators are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
Stars are 6-2 in their last 8 overall.
Under is 4-0-1 in Predators last 5 Monday games.
Over is 2-0-2 in Stars last 4 playoff games as a favorite.
Free Betting Pick: Dallas Stars -125
The Stars have plenty of momentum heading back to their home ice on Monday. The favorite is 23-11 in the last 34 meetings. Look for the Stars to show up in front of their home crowd and close out this series. The Predators are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Stars win 4-2.