Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas Stars NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 11, 2022

Lightning vs. Stars Betting Picks & Predictions

The Tampa Bay Lightning (44-20-8) visit the Dallas Stars (41-27-4) on Tuesday, April 12, with both teams coming off a win. Lightning (-175) at Stars (+148) looks like a mismatch, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Lightning vs. Stars betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Lightning vs. Stars Betting Line

Lightning vs Stars Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Lightning -175 Stars +148

Lightning vs. Stars Game Info

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center

Computer Predictions for Lightning vs. Stars

Computer picks for Lightning vs Stars
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Stars (+1.5) Over (6) Stars 4 Lightning 3

Lightning vs. Stars Betting Trends

  • Tampa Bay has won 42 of its 62 games as a favorite this season.
  • In 34 games with moneyline oddds lower than -175, the Lightning have 27 wins.
  • There is a 63.6% chance that Tampa Bay wins this game, per the moneyline.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders

  • Steven Stamkos is one of Tampa Bay’s top contributors with 80 points. He has 32 goals and 48 assists this season.
  • Victor Hedman has 19 goals and 50 assists to total 69 points (1.0 per game).
  • Brayden Point has 55 total points for Tampa Bay, with 27 goals and 28 assists.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy (35-16-5) has a 2.4 goals against average and a .917 save percentage (11th in the league).
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Season Stats

  • The Lightning net the 10th-most goals in the league, averaging 3.3 per game for a total of 237 this season.
  • The Lightning are ranked seventh in NHL play for the fewest goals against this season, having allowed 199 total goals (2.8 per game).
  • The team has the league’s ninth-best goal differential at +38 this season.
  • The Lightning’s 48 power-play goals this season are ninth-best in the NHL (on 224 power-play chances).
  • The Lightning’s 21.4% power-play conversion rate this season ranks 14th in the NHL.
  • The Lightning’s six shorthanded goals this season rank 14th.
  • The Lightning’s penalty-kill percentage (82.5%) is the NHL’s ninth-best.
  • The Lightning win 50.3% of their faceoffs (15th in the league).
  • The Lightning shoot 10.8% as a team, ranked sixth-best in the league.
  • The Lightning have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 26.2 hits and 12.5 blocked shots per game.
  • Stars vs. Lightning Betting Trends

  • The Stars have claimed an upset victory in 13, or 48.1%, of the 27 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • Dallas is 2-3 when it is underdogs of +148 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline in this matchup implies a 40.3% chance for the Stars to win.
  • Dallas Stars Leaders

  • Joe Pavelski is a leading scorer for Dallas, with 71 points this season. He has recorded 27 goals and 44 assists in 72 games.
  • Jason Robertson is crucial for Dallas’ attack with 67 total points (1.0 per game), including 34 goals and 33 assists through 64 games.
  • Roope Hintz has scored 31 goals and contributed 30 assists for Dallas, giving him a point total of 61.
  • Jake Oettinger has a .914 save percentage (15th in the league), with 1064 total saves, while giving up 100 goals (2.5 goals against average). He has compiled a 26-13-1 record between the posts for Dallas this season.
  • Dallas Stars Season Stats

  • The Stars have the NHL’s 19th-ranked scoring offense (210 total goals, 2.9 per game).
  • The Stars have conceded 3.0 goals per game, 215 total, which ranks 15th among league teams.
  • Their -5 goal differential ranks 20th in the league.
  • The Stars have put up 48 power-play goals this season (ninth-most in the NHL) on 216 power-play chances.
  • The Stars have a 22.2% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 12 percentage.
  • The Stars have recorded five shorthanded goals.
  • The 78.6% penalty-kill percentage the Stars have amassed is the league’s 19th-ranked rate.
  • The Stars have the NHL’s second-best faceoff win rate (54.4%).
  • The Stars’ collective 9.6% shooting percentage ranks 14th in the league.
  • The Stars have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • Lightning and Stars Injury Report

    Lightning: Ryan McDonagh: Out (Upper-body)

    Stars: Braden Holtby: Out (Lower Body)

    Betting Tips for Lightning vs. Stars

    The Stars on the moneyline (148) is our best bet after looking at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will go over the total of 6 goals, with the Stars (+1.5) covering the spread.

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