Stars at Panthers 2/12/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Dallas Stars vs. Florida Panthers
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : FLA -119 O/U 5.5
The Dallas Stars look to snap a two-game losing when they visit the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. Dallas lost to the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday 3-2. Dallas trailed 3-0 early in the third period before rallying with two goals of the sticks of Brett Ritchie and Alexander Radulov, but could not score a tying goal over the final 3:12 of the final period.
Florida had a short two-game winning streak snapped on Sunday by the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2. In the loss, the Panthers received goals from Frank Vatrano and Denis Magling, while Roberto Luongo made nine saves in the third period after replacing Florida starter James Reimer at the start of the third. Reimer allowed three goals on just 12 shots by the Lightning.
Tyler Seguin leads Dallas in goals scored with 22, in assists with 29 and points with 51. Alexander Radulov leads in assists with 28. Goalie Ben Bishop is 19-12-2 and has a goals against average of 2.30 and save percentage of .924. Dallas is 29th in goals scored per game at 2.58 and 2nd in goals against at 2.55.
Mike Hoffman leads the Panthers in goals scored with 25. Jonathan Huberdeau is the assists leader with 39, while Aleksander Barkov is the points leader with 53. Roberto Luongo is 12-12-1 with a 3.19 goals against average and .895 save percentage. Florida is 13th in goals per game at 3.07 and 29th in goals against at 3.43.
Recent Betting Trends:
Dallas is 5-2 in its last 7
The UNDER has cashed in 18 of the Stars last 27 on the road
Florida is 2-6 in its last 8 versus Central division teams
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Panthers last 5 at home
Free Betting Pick: Dallas Stars +108
Dallas has won 5 of the last 7 head-to-head with Florida. The road team (Dallas) has won 11 of the last 14 between the two. Dallas has won 5 of its last 7 overall, while Florida has lost 5 of the last 6 when playing the fourth game of a 4-in-6 scenario. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Stars win 2-1