Dallas Stars vs. Calgary Flames Free Preview 11/13/19

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Tyler Seguin, Roope Hintz, and the Dallas Stars will do battle against Matthew Tkachuk, Elias Lindholm, and the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome for a Western Conference tilt. Fox Sports Southwest will showcase the matchup, and the puck drops at 9:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 13.

Dallas Stars at Calgary Flames Odds

The Flames (-150) are the favorite over the Stars (+130) and the Over/Under (O/U) is set at 6 goals (-105 for the over, -115 for the under).

Losing 2.4 units for moneyline bettors, Calgary is 10-10 straight up (SU) overall thus far. That early-season winning percentage is a big slide from what the team managed during last year’s regular season (50-32). Of the team’s 20 games this season, eight have gone under the total, while eight have gone over and just one has pushed. The team’s 6-3 SU at home thus far.

The Flames have converted on 18.2 percent of their power play chances this year, a mark that’s right around league average. On the other hand, their penalty kill is rated fifth overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 86.3 percent of all penalties.

Averaging 29.3 saves per game with a .914 save percentage, David Rittich (9-7-3) has been the best goalkeeper for the Flames this season. If the Flames, however, choose to give him the evening off, the team might go with Cam Talbot (1-4-4 record, .899 save percentage, 2.84 goals against average).

Dallas has lost 2.9 units for bettors taking the moneyline this year and is currently 8-10 straight up (SU). A total of 14 of its matches have gone under the total, while four have gone over and none have pushed. As the visiting team so far, the Stars are 3-6 SU.

The Stars have converted on just 13.0 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a figure that places them in the bottom-five overall among NHL teams. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked ninth overall and it’s successfully killed off 84.8 percent of all opponent power plays.

Ben Bishop (.928 save percentage and 2.22 goals against average) has been the primary option in goal for Dallas. Bishop is averaging 26.8 saves per game and has six wins, six losses, and one OT loss to his credit.

Dallas Stars vs. Calgary Flames Betting Predictions

Prediction: SU Winner – Stars, O/U – Under

Betting Notes

  • Dallas has managed 25.8 shot attempts per game over its last five road games while Calgary has been attempting 33.8 shots per game over its last five home outings.
  • Six of Dallas’ last ten games have been decided by two goals or more. The team is 4-2 in those games.
  • Dallas skaters recorded 22.7 hits per game last season, while the Flames forced 16.3 hits per contest.