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(23) Calgary vs. Dallas (24) 10:30 PM | Thu, Aug 13 2020
Sport: NHL | Star Rating: 8.0 Evaluation: Win (800)
DAL (-105) @ Fanduel

4 of 5 Experts (80%) with a pick on the moneyline are aligned. 8* play on the Dallas Stars (Straight-up).


Cappers Analysis:


Forum Legends: 8* Pick Thursday Aug 13 NHL: Flames @ Stars

Stars started the last game slow but dominated pretty much the rest of the game. They've been the better team for the majority of the season, and showed me that they got back into form after a pretty bad round robin. Stars have the goaltending edge although Talbot has been good for the Flames so far, but I'm sticking with the larger sample size of him being a mediocre goalie and the Stars having a great defense and great goaltending.

I like the Stars to win this game and make it an interesting series. It should be a close game though, as all Stars games usually are.

Matt Fargo: Fargo's 10* NHL Thursday Breakaway (389-311 +$32,978 Run)

Dallas dropped Game One of this series in a 3-2 loss. Dallas managed just 12 scoring chances in Game 1, which was the lowest total by any team on Tuesday. Offensively, the Stars need to get back to how it scored goals all season which is in the transition game. Dallas averaged 2.58 goals per game, which was 26th in the NHL, in the regular season and scored just five times in three round-robin games. However, the Stars allowed just 2.52 gpg which was second best in the league and look to have Ben Bishop in net tonight.


I like the Dallas Stars to bounce back from a 3-2 defeat to the Calgary Flames in the opening game of this best-of-seven Stanley Cup playoffs opening round series. The Stars are so much better than they've shown in recent games, and I really expect them to click into gear here, coming into the matchup a game down. There is a good reason why the Stars are the higher seed, and I expect them to show it here.

Spread Knowledge: NHL Excellent Machine Grade *B* Value Pick - 1

Dallas Stars are 28-21-0 As Underdog since 2019 February 21 with a profit of +19 units
Dallas Stars are 31-19-0 Point spread absolute value less than current point spread +1.50000 since 2015 January 29 with a profit of +18 units
Dallas Stars are 28-20-0 Point spread larger than current point spread +1.50000 since 2019 April 20 with a profit of +17 units


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