Flames vs. Stars Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6

by | May 12, 2022

On Friday the Dallas Stars take their home ice at American Airlines Center to play the Calgary Flames in Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, starting at 9:30 PM ET. The Flames hold a 3-2 lead in the series. Flames (-167) at Stars (+142) looks lopsided, according to the moneyline odds. 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 -167 Stars +142

Flames vs. Stars Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, May 13, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center

Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Stars

Computer picks for Flames vs Stars
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Stars (+1.5) Over (5.5) Flames 4 Stars 3

Flames vs. Stars Betting Trends

  • Through 72 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Calgary has won 46 of those games.
  • In 39 games with moneyline odds shorter than -167 this season, the Flames have been victorious 29 times.
  • Based on the moneyline odds, Calgary has a 62.5% chance of winning this contest.

Calgary Flames Leaders

  • Johnny Gaudreau is one of Calgary’s top contributors with 115 points. He has 40 goals and 75 assists this season.
  • Matthew Tkachuk is contributing with 104 points (42 goals, 62 assists).
  • Elias Lindholm has 82 total points for Calgary, with 42 goals and 40 assists.
  • Jacob Markstrom has a record of 37-15-9. He has allowed 137 goals (2.22 goals against average) and racked up 1617 saves.

Calgary Flames Season Stats

  • The Flames’ 291 goals this season make them the sixth-best scoring team in the league.
  • The Flames have conceded the third-fewest goals in league action this season, 206 (2.5 per game).
  • With a +85 goal differential, they’re ranked second-best in the league.
  • The 54 power-play goals the Flames have scored this season have come on 237 power-play chances, ranking them 10th-best in the NHL.
  • The Flames’ 22.8% power-play conversion rate ranks 10th-best in the NHL this season.
  • The Flames have scored a total of seven shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Flames’ 83.2% penalty-kill success rate is currently sixth-best in the league.
  • The Flames win 51.1% of their faceoffs (11th in the league).
  • The Flames connect on 10% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
  • The Flames’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.4 hits and 11.7 blocked shots per game.

Stars vs. Flames Betting Trends

  • This season the Stars have 16 wins in the 37 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Dallas has won three of its 11 games when it is the underdog by +142 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Stars, implied from the moneyline, is 41.3%.

Dallas Stars Leaders

  • Joe Pavelski’s 27 goals and 53 assists in 82 matchups give him 80 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Dallas’ Jason Robertson has racked up 79 total points (1.1 per game), with 41 goals and 38 assists.
  • Dallas’ Roope Hintz has 72 points, courtesy of 37 goals (second on team) and 35 assists (fourth).
  • Jake Oettinger’s record stands at 30-15-1 on the season, giving up 114 goals (2.5 goals against average) and compiling 1217 saves with a .914 save percentage (23rd in the league).

Dallas Stars Season Stats

  • The Stars’ 233 total goals (2.8 per game) rank 21st in the NHL.
  • The Stars’ 244 total goals given up (3.0 per game) rank 14th in the league.
  • They have a -11 goal differential, which ranks 20th in the league.
  • The Stars have put up 54 power-play goals this season, which are 10th-best in the NHL (on 240 power-play chances).
  • The Stars have a 22.5% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 11 percentage.
  • The Stars have scored seven shorthanded goals this season (12th among NHL squads).
  • The 79% of opponent power plays the Stars kill is the 19th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Stars have the NHL’s second-best faceoff win rate (54.8%).
  • The 9.4% shooting percentage the Stars have compiled ranks 19th in the league.
  • The Stars have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 22.6 hits and 14.3 blocked shots per game.

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 trends and stats for this matchup, our best bet is Flames on the moneyline at -167 and Stars (+1.5) against the spread. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 5.5 goals.

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