Capitals vs Stars Prediction NHL Picks 1/27/24

Dallas Stars (29-13-6) vs Washington Capitals (22-18-6)

Game Info: Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 2:00 pm (American Airlines Center)

Betting Odds: Dallas Stars -233 / Washington Capitals +185 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Washington Capitals and the Dallas Stars meet in NHL action from the American Airlines Center on Saturday afternoon. Who comes out on top in this inter-conference showdown? Let’s find out with our Capitals vs. Stars Prediction.

Washington Capitals Team Preview

The Washington Capitals come into this one looking to snap a three-game losing streak after a 6-2 loss to Colorado last time out. Dylan Strome leads the Capitals in scoring with 30 points including a team-high 18 goals while Alex Ovechkin has 29 points with 21 assists. John Carlson has 27 points with a team-high 24 assists while Tom Wilson and Anthony Mantha each have 21 points with a combined 26 goals between the pair. In goal for Washington, Darcy Kuemper has gone 11-11-2 with a 3.21 GAA and an .892 save percentage while Charlie Lindgren is 9-6-3 with a 2.46 GAA and a .920 save percentage and Hunter Shepard is 2-1-1 with a 3.19 GAA and an .894 save percentage this season.

Washington Capitals Team Facts

  • The Capitals have lost each of their last 11 games as underdogs against Central Division opponents.
  • The favorites have covered the puck line in each of the Capitals' last five games.
  • The Capitals have won the second period in each of their last six games against the Stars following a road loss.
  • The 'Over 1.5 Goals Period 1' market has hit in eight of the Capitals' last nine day games.

Dallas Stars Team Preview

The Dallas Stars come into this game looking to build on back-to-back wins after a 4-3 OT win over Anaheim last time out. Jason Robertson leads the Stars in scoring with 49 points including a team-high 32 assists while Joe Pavelski has 43 points with 19 goals and 24 assists. Roope Hintz has 46 points with a team-high 22 goals of his own and 24 assists and Matt Duchene has 43 points with 27 assists. Jake Oettinger has posted an 15-9-2 record in goal for Dallas with a 3.01 GAA and a .902 save percentage while Scott Wedgewood is 13-4-4 with a 2.98 GAA and a .899 save percentage.

Dallas Stars Team Facts

  • The Stars have lost each of their last three games as favorites following a home win.
  • The Stars have failed to cover the puck line in each of their last eight day games following a home win.
  • The Stars have won the third period in each of their last five games as favorites against opponents on a losing streak.
  • The 'Over 1.5 Goals Period 3' market has hit in each of the Stars' last 14 games as favorites.

Capitals vs. Stars Prediction

I’m on the Dallas Stars here. Washington is a falling knife right now that I’m not trying to catch believe me, and Dallas has been able to get the upper hand on the Capitals in a lot of recent meetings with wins in 4 straight. Give me Dallas here.

Chris’s Pick Dallas -233

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