Stars vs. Predators Prediction

Dallas Stars vs. Nashville Predators 4/13/19, Prediction & Odds

The Dallas Stars earned an upset win on the road to open their series with the Nashville Predators. Is Nashville going to rebound with a victory today as the favorites?

Game Snapshot

63 Dallas Stars at 64 Nashville Predators

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Bridgestone Arena at 6PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Predators are listed as a -165 favorite on the spread line. The Stars are a +145 underdog, while the total is set at 5 goals. As of Saturday morning, 71 percent of public bets are being placed on host Nashville. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for up-to-date information.

Stars take Game 1

Dallas scored twice in the third period to break a tie Thursday night in a 3-2 Game 1 victory at Nashville. The Stars trailed 1-0 through one period, but evened the score with 7:23 left in the second period on an unassisted power play goal by Miro Heiskanen. Dallas grabbed a 2-1 advantage 6:10 into the third period on a goal by Alexander Radulov with assists going to Heiskanen and John Klingberg. Mats Zuccarello gave the Stars a two-goal cushion as he scored with 9:21 left on assists by Ben Lovejoy and Jamie Benn. The Predators cut it to 3-2 with 6:36 remaining, but were unable to find the equalizer. Ben Bishop registered 30 saves on 32 shots to earn the win.

Predators lackluster in opener

Nashville could not hold onto its slim early lead Thursday night as it lost 3-2 to Dallas in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals. Roman Josi put the Predators on the board with 7:48 to go in the first period on assists from Ryan Ellis and Nick Bonino. Dallas tied it up in the second and scored two more goals in the third period to go up 3-1 before P.K. Subban scored with 6:36 to play to cut it back to a one-goal game. Assists on the Subban goal went to Brian Boyle and Mattias Ekholm. Pekka Rinne surrendered three goals on 29 shots in the losing effort.

NHL Betting Trends


The Stars are 8-2 in their last 10 road games. Dallas is 6-2 in its last eight games overall.


The favorite is 21-9 in the last 30 meetings. The home team is 1-5 in the last six meetings.


Nashville is one of the favorites to win the Western Conference, but has a tough matchup on its hands in a Stars team equipped with one of the best goalies in the NHL in Bishop. If he continues to be stellar in goal and Dallas can manufacture a few goals, it's going to put quite a scare into the Predators. If you bet Carolina and Nashville equally as underdogs with only one winning, that's a profit. If both win, that's a great day. Take a shot on the dogs here.



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