Stars vs Hurricanes Prediction - NHL Picks 2/24/24

Carolina Hurricanes (34-17-5) vs Dallas Stars (34-16-8)

Game Info: Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 8:00 pm (PNC Arena)

Betting Odds: Carolina Hurricanes -139 / Dallas Stars +112 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Dallas Stars and Carolina Hurricanes face off on Saturday in an NHL showdown at PNC Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Stars vs Hurricanes prediction.

Stars Offense Looks to Bounce Back

The Stars in the last game faced off against the Ottawa Senators and they only scored one goal on the way to the defeat. Joe Pavelski scored the only goal for Dallas. The Stars are averaging 3.64 goals while their defense is giving up 3.03 goals. The offense is ranked 3rd in the league while the defense is ranked 13th. Jason Robertson had a strong game scoring 18 goals and adding 38 assists so far this season. The offense is going to need to get out to a faster start here. 

Hurricanes Build on Last Game

The Hurricanes in the last game faced off against the Florida Panthers and they were able to secure the 1-0 victory. Sebastian Aho scored the only goal for the Hurricanes. Pyotr Kochetkov started in goal and he saved all 44 shots that he faced. The Hurricanes are averaging 3.34 goals while their defense is giving up 3.03 goals per game. The offense is ranked 11th in the league while the defense is ranked 8th. Sebastian Aho has scored 21 goals and added 39 assists so far this season. 

Carolina Hurricanes Player Prop Facts

  • Martin Necas has scored at least one goal in each of his last five home appearances against Central Division opponents.
  • Martin Necas has recorded at least one point in each of his last six home appearances against Central Division opponents.
  • Jordan Staal has recorded an assist in each of the Hurricanes' last four games against Central Division opponents.
  • Jordan Martinook has recorded two assists against the Stars this season - equal-most against any opponent.

Dallas Stars Player Prop Facts

  • Jamie Benn has scored a goal in four of the Stars' last five games at PNC Arena.
  • Jason Robertson has recorded at least one point in each of the Stars' last seven games against the Hurricanes.
  • Jason Robertson has recorded at least one assist in four of the Stars' last five games against the Hurricanes.
  • Jason Robertson ranks T1st in the Western Conference for shootout goals (3) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Carolina Hurricanes rank 3rd in the league in power play percentage this season (27.53%).
  • The Carolina Hurricanes rank 3rd in the league in penalty kill percentage this season (84.36%).
  • The Dallas Stars rank T3rd in the league for goals per game this season (3.64).
  • The Dallas Stars rank 31st in the league in penalty minutes this season (411).

Stars vs Hurricanes Betting Prediction

Even on the road, I think the Stars will find success. The Stars are averaging 3.64 goals, and their offense is going to get back on the right track here. The Hurricanes' offense is good, but they are averaging 3.34 goals per game, and that isn’t going to be enough to keep this game close. Look for this game to finish 4-2 or 4-3 and the Stars will get the job done. Back the Stars on the money line. 

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

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