Vancouver Canucks vs. Dallas Stars NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
The Vancouver Canucks (37-28-10) host the Dallas Stars (43-27-5) on Monday, April 18, with both teams coming off a win in their last game. The Stars are small underdogs, at -105, and the Canucks are -115. Find more below on the Canucks vs. Stars betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Canucks vs. Stars Spread and Betting Line
Canucks vs Stars Betting Information
Canucks vs. Stars Game Info
- Game Day: Monday, April 18, 2022
- Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
- Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
- Arena: Rogers Arena
Computer Predictions for Canucks vs. Stars
Computer picks for Canucks vs Stars
Canucks 4 Stars 2
Canucks vs. Stars Betting Trends
Vancouver has won 15 of the 26 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
Through 24 games with moneyline odds lower than -115 this season, the Canucks have won 13 times.
There is a 53.5% chance that Vancouver wins this game, per the moneyline.
Vancouver Canucks Leaders
One of Vancouver’s leading offensives player this season is J.T. Miller, who has 91 points (29 goals, 62 assists) and plays an average of 20:57 per game.
Elias Pettersson is another leading option for Vancouver with 60 points (0.8 per game), scoring 27 goals and adding 33 assists.
Quinn Hughes has 58 total points for Vancouver, with six goals and 52 assists.
In 60 games, Thatcher Demko has a record of 32-20-6. He has conceded 153 goals (2.64 goals against average) and has recorded 1705 saves.
Vancouver Canucks Season Stats
The Canucks offense’s 221 total goals (3.0 per game) rank 19th in the league.
On defense, the Canucks have been one of the best squads in league competition, giving up 208 goals to rank eighth.
Their goal differential (+13) ranks them 16th in the NHL.
The Canucks’ 55 power-play goals they’ve scored this season (on 231 power-play chances) are the sixth-most in the NHL.
The Canucks have the NHL’s eighth-best power-play conversion rate at 23.8%.
The Canucks’ offense has recorded five shorthanded goals this season (21st among all squads).
The Canucks rank 31st in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 73.9%.
The Canucks’ players win 51.8% of their faceoffs to rank seventh in the NHL.
The Canucks shoot 9.2% as a team, ranked 24th-best in the league.
The Canucks have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 23.6 hits and 14.5 blocked shots per game.
Stars vs. Canucks Betting Trends
The Stars have been the underdog 29 times this season, and upset their opponent in 14, or 48.3%, of those games.
Dallas has a record of 13-14 in games when oddsmakers list them -105 or longer on the moneyline.
Sportsbooks have implied, based on the moneyline for this matchup, that the Stars have a 51.2% chance to win.
Dallas Stars Leaders
Joe Pavelski is a top offensive contributor for his team with 73 points (1.0 per game). He has scored 27 goals and 46 assists in 75 games (playing 18:29 per game).
Jason Robertson is key for Dallas’ attack with 70 total points (1.0 per game), including 36 goals and 34 assists through 67 games.
Roope Hintz has 32 goals and 32 assists, for a season point total of 64.
Jake Oettinger has a 27-13-1 record this season, with a .915 save percentage (14th in the league). In 43 games, he has 1087 saves, and has conceded 101 goals (2.5 goals against average).
Dallas Stars Season Stats
The Stars have scored 215 goals this season (2.9 per game) to rank 21st in the league.
The Stars have given up 2.9 goals per game, 219 total, which ranks 13th among NHL teams.
Their -4 goal differential ranks 18th in the league.
The Stars have scored 49 power-play goals this season (on 223 power-play chances). That’s the 10th-most in the NHL.
The Stars’ power-play conversion rate (22%) ranks 11th in the league.
The Stars have scored six shorthanded goals.
The 79.1% of opponent power plays the Stars kill is the 19th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Stars win 54.5% of their faceoffs. That’s the second-best rate in the NHL.
The Stars’ collective 9.4% shooting percentage ranks 18th in the league.
The Stars have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
Canucks and Stars Injury Report
Canucks: Brock Boeser: Day To Day (Arm), Brandon Sutter: Out (Undisclosed), Matthew Highmore: Out (Upper Body), Bo Horvat: Out (Lower Body), Nils Hoglander: Out (Groin), Tanner Pearson: Out (Upper Body)
Stars: Braden Holtby: Out (Lower Body), Vladislav Namestnikov: Out (Lower-body)
The Canucks on the moneyline (-115) is our best bet after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will go over the total of 5.5 goals, with the .
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