Stars vs. Predators Prediction

Dallas Stars vs. Nashville Predators 4/10/19, Prediction & Odds

The Nashville Predators finished with the second-most points in the Western Conference and begins its postseason run at home tonight versus the Dallas Stars. Will Nashville ease to a win to start the series off on a positive note?

Game Snapshot

7 Dallas Stars at 8 Nashville Predators

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bridgestone Arena at 9:30PM ET


Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our NHL Odds & Betting Page.


Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Predators are listed as a -160 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Stars are a +140 underdog, while the over-under is set at 5 goals. As of Wednesday morning, 65 percent of public bets are being placed on host Nashville. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Stars end regular season strong

Dallas won five of its last seven regular season games to clinch a playoff spot with a 43-32-7 record and 93 points. Center Tyler Seguin highlights the Stars offense as he comes into the playoffs after racking up 33 goals and 47 assists. Right winger Alexander Radulov accounted for 29 goals and 43 assists in 70 games, while left winger Jamie Benn tallied 27 goals and 26 assists over 78 games. Ben Bishop compiled a strong regular season in net as he had a 27-15-2 record with a 1.98 goals-against average plus a .934 save percentage. Anton Khubodin recorded a 16-17-5 record, 2.57 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage.

Predators win Central Division

Nashville ended the regular season with a 47-29-6 record plus 100 points to win the Central Division title. The Predators won five of their last six regular season games to come into the playoffs on a high note. Nashville is led by center Ryan Johansen as he accumulated 14 goals and 50 assists over 80 games. Defenseman Roman Josi tallied 15 goals and 41 assists, while center Filip Forsberg (28 goals, 22 assists and right winger Viktor Arvidsson (34 goals, 14 assists) were both big contributors when healthy. Veteran goaltender Pekka Rinne went 30-19-4 with a 2.42 goals-against average plus a .919 save percentage.

NHL Betting Trends


The Stars are 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog. The road team is 4-1 in the last five meetings.


The Predators are 4-1 in their last five games as a favorite. Nashville is 20-8 in its last 28 Wednesday games.


Nashville seems as though it is close to putting it all together every season and perhaps this is the year in a wide-open Western Conference. Rinne is a trusted goaltender, the team is full of capable defensemen and there are enough playmakers on front to win most games. While Bishop has been a force in goal for Dallas, look for Nashville to win a low-scoring game tonight to get the series off on the right foot.



Recent NHL Discussions

How many more are like this on Wed, Mar 2021 by Surfer
Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Prediction The Lightning forced a Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final with a victory in Colorado over the Avalanche on Thursday night. Will Colorado wrap things up tonight at 8:00 p.m....
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Avalanche Prediction The Avalanche have an opportunity to close out their series against the Lightning and hoist the Stanley Cup with a win in Game 5 tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET. With...
Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Game 4 Prediction The Lightning responded from their meltdown in Game 2 with a resounding victory in Game 3 on Monday night. Will Tampa Bay now even the best-of-seven Stanley Cup...
Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Game 3 Prediction After they were throttled in Game 2 on Saturday night, are the Lightning a good bet to rebound in Game 3 on Monday night when they host the Aves at 8:00 p.m. ET...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Aves Game 2 Prediction The Lightning erased a two-goal deficit in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night but it wasn’t enough. Will they avoid falling into another 2-0...

NHL Headlines