Flames vs. Stars Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/21/2022

by | Apr 21, 2022

The Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars — both coming off losses in their last game — will play on Thursday at 9:00 PM ET, at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. The Stars are underdogs away from home, at +179, and the Flames are -219. Find more below on the Flames vs. Stars betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Flames vs. Stars Spread and Betting Line

Flames vs Stars Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Flames -219 Stars +179

Flames vs. Stars Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Arena: Scotiabank Saddledome

Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Stars

Computer picks for Flames vs Stars
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Flames (-1.5) Over (5.5) Flames 4 Stars 2

Flames vs. Stars Betting Trends

  • Through 61 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Calgary has been victorious 39 times.
  • In 21 games with shorter than -219 moneyline odds this season, the Flames have won 14.
  • Calgary has a 68.7% chance of winning this game, based on the moneyline odds.
  • Calgary Flames Leaders

  • Johnny Gaudreau is currently one of Calgary’s leading contributors (108 total points), having put up 38 goals and 70 assists.
  • Matthew Tkachuk has 99 points (1.3 per game), scoring 39 goals and adding 60 assists.
  • Elias Lindholm has scored 39 goals and added 39 assists through 77 games for Calgary.
  • Jacob Markstrom has a record of 36-15-8. He has allowed 132 goals (2.22 goals against average) and racked up 1574 saves.
  • Calgary Flames Season Stats

  • The Flames’ 273 goals this season make them the sixth-best scoring team in the league.
  • The Flames have given up the third-fewest goals in NHL play this season, 191 (just 2.5 per game).
  • The squad has the league’s third-best goal differential at +82 this season.
  • The Flames’ 51 power-play goals they’ve recorded this season (on 220 power-play chances) are the ninth-most in the NHL.
  • The Flames’ 23.2% power-play conversion rate ranks ninth-best in the NHL this season.
  • The Flames have scored a total of seven shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Flames’ penalty-kill percentage (84.0%) is the NHL’s fifth-best.
  • The Flames win the ninth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 51.3%.
  • The Flames shoot 10.0% as a team, ranked 12th-best in the league.
  • The Flames have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 22.3 hits and 11.8 blocked shots per game.
  • Stars vs. Flames Betting Trends

  • This season the Stars have 14 wins in the 30 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Dallas is 2-1 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +179 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Stars, implied from the moneyline, is 35.8%.
  • Dallas Stars Leaders

  • Joe Pavelski has totaled 27 goals (0.4 per game) and dished out 47 assists (0.6 per game), averaging 2.6 shots per game and shooting 13.4%. That makes him among the leaders for Dallas with 74 total points (1.0 per game).
  • Dallas’ Jason Robertson has racked up 70 total points (1.0 per game), with 36 goals and 34 assists.
  • Roope Hintz has scored 34 goals and contributed 32 assists for Dallas, giving him a point total of 66.
  • Jake Oettinger has a 27-14-1 record this season, with a .913 save percentage (15th in the league). In 44 games, he has 1102 saves, and has given up 105 goals (2.6 goals against average).
  • Dallas Stars Season Stats

  • The Stars have scored 217 goals this season (2.9 per game) to rank 21st in the league.
  • The Stars’ 225 total goals given up (3.0 per game) rank 14th in the league.
  • They have a -8 goal differential, which ranks 19th in the league.
  • The Stars have recorded 50 power-play goals this season, which are 10th-best in the NHL (on 224 power-play chances).
  • The Stars have a 22.3% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 11 percentage.
  • The Stars have scored seven shorthanded goals this season (10th in the league).
  • The 79.3% penalty-kill percentage the Stars have amassed is the league’s 17th-ranked rate.
  • The Stars have the NHL’s second-best faceoff win rate (54.5%).
  • The Stars are shooting 9.4% (17th in the league).
  • The Stars have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • Flames and Stars Injury Report

    Flames: Sean Monahan: Out For Season (Hip), Tyler Parsons: Out For Season (Undisclosed)

    Stars: Braden Holtby: Out (Lower Body), Vladislav Namestnikov: Out (Lower-body)

    Betting Tips for Flames vs. Stars

    After taking a look at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup, our best bet is Flames on the moneyline at -219 and against the spread (-1.5). Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 5.5 goals.

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