Last Updated: 2019-02-12
Tyler Seguin, Alexander Radulov, and the Dallas Stars will face off against Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau, and the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center in an East-West showdown. The match gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, February 12 and it’ll air live on Fox Sports Southwest.
Dallas Stars at Florida Panthers Odds
Playing the role of favorites will be the Panthers (-125), while the Stars are showing moneyline odds of +105, and the Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 6 goals. The odds for betting that total stand at -120 over, +100 under.
Dallas is 28-27 straight up (SU) and has lost 1.9 units for moneyline bettors this year. Through 55 regular season matches, 33 of its games have gone under the total, while 16 have gone over and just six have pushed. This 2018-19 Stars team is 10-17 SU on the road.
Dallas has converted on 20.8 percent of its power play opportunities this season, a figure that’s right around league average. Its penalty kill is ranked seventh overall, and it’s successfully killed off 82.9 percent of its penalties..
With a .924 save percentage and 27.1 saves per game, Ben Bishop (19-15-2) has been the top option in goal for Dallas this year. If head coach Jim Montgomery decides to rest him, however, the team may turn to Anton Khudobin (10-14-3 record, .924 save percentage, 2.45 goals against average).
Florida is 23-31 straight up (SU) and has lost 13.2 units for moneyline bettors this year. 28 of its contests have gone over the total, while 20 have gone under and just six have pushed. This year, the team is 12-14 SU as the home team.
The Panthers have converted on 26.5 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a mark that’s good enough for fourth-best in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill is ranked 14th overall, and it’s successfully killed off 80.8 percent of all penalties.
James Reimer has stopped 23.3 shots per game as the primary netminder in goal for the Panthers. Reimer has 11 wins, 19 losses, and five overtime losses and has recorded a mediocre 3.10 goals against average and a fairly-weak .898 save percentage this year.
Dallas Stars vs. Florida Panthers Betting Picks
Pick: SU Winner – Stars, O/U – Under
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The Panthers (2-4 in shootouts) has more experience this season in games decided by shootout. The Stars has yet to participate in one this year.
Four of Dallas’ last five outings have gone under the total.
The Panthers have averaged the league’s fifth-most shots on goal (33.4) while the Stars have attempted just the 23rd-most (33.4).
Dallas skaters recorded 22.7 hits per game last season, while the Panthers forced 20.2 hits per contest.