Predators vs Stars Prediction - NHL Picks 1/6/24

Dallas Stars (22-10-5) vs Nashville Predators (21-17-1)

Game Info: Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 8:00 pm (American Airlines Center)

Betting Odds: Dallas Stars -213 / Nashville Predators +165 --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Nashville Predators and Dallas Stars face off on Saturday in an NHL showdown at the American Airlines Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Predators vs Stars prediction.

Predators Defense Needs to be Better

The Predators faced off against the Calgary Flames and in the last game and they really struggled. The Predators offense scored three goals but the defense gave up six goals and that led to the defeat. In the first period they gave up four goals and they couldn’t bounce back on the way to the defeat. The Predators on the season is averaging 3.08 goals while their defense is giving up 3.13 goals per game. Filip Forsberg has scored 19 goals and added 24 assists so far this season. 

Stars Coming Off Overtime Loss

The Stars faced off against the Colorado Avalanche in the last game and they scored four goals but it wasn’t enough as the defense gave up five goals and they lost in overtime. Tyler Seguin had a strong game putting up two goals. The Stars are averaging 3.59 goals while their defense is 3.1 goals per game. The offense is ranked 4th in the league while the defense is ranked 15th. Jason Robertson on the season has scored 12 goals and added 25 assists so far this season. In this game, the Stars defnese needs to be better. 

Predators vs Stars Betting Prediction 

The Stars are averaging 3.59 goals and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. The Predators gave up six goals in the last game and they are going to really struggle here. Look for the Stars to score at least five goals and that is going to be the difference as the Stars are going to get the job done here with ease. Back Stars on the puck line. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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