Stars vs Canucks Prediction NHL Picks 3/28/24

Vancouver Canucks (45-19-8) vs Dallas Stars (45-19-9)

Game Info: Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 10:00 pm (Rogers Arena)

Betting Odds: Vancouver Canucks -116 / Dallas Stars -106 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a Stars vs Canucks betting prediction for this NHL showdown on Thursday, March 28th at the Rogers Arena. We will take a look at: 

-The Dallas Stars recent form and recent player performance

-The Vancouver Canucks recent form and recent player performance

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Stars and Canucks. 

Stars Offense is Elite

The Stars' offense has been elite heading into this game, and they are going to continue that success here. In the last game against the Sharks, the Stars scored six goals, and they ended up winning by three goals. Wyatt Johnston had a strong game, putting up two goals and adding one assist. The Stars are averaging 3.66 goals, while their defense is giving up 2.97 goals per game. The offense is ranked 2nd, while the defense is ranked 13th. Jason Robertson has scored 26 goals and added 48 assists. 

Canucks Can’t Complete Comeback

The Canucks scored a goal in the 3rd period against the Los Angeles Kings. But that wasn’t enough, as they ended up losing 3-2. Brock Boeser did have a strong game, scoring a goal. The Canucks are averaging 3.49 goals, while their defense is giving up 2.664 goals per game. The offense is ranked 5th in the league, while the defense is ranked 4th. J.T. Miller has scored 34 goals and added 57 assists so far this season. 

Vancouver Canucks Player Prop Facts

  • J.T. Miller has scored at least one goal in each of the Canucks' last four games against Central Division opponents.
  • Elias Pettersson has recorded at least one assist in each of the Canucks' last four games as home underdogs.
  • Elias Pettersson has recorded at least one point in each of the Canucks' last nine games as home underdogs.
  • J.T. Miller has scored the first goal in each of the Canucks' last three games against Central Division opponents.
  • Elias Pettersson ranks T1st in the league for Game Winning Goals (10) this season.

Dallas Stars Player Prop Facts

  • Jamie Benn has scored at least one goal in each of the Stars' last five games.
  • Miro Heiskanen has recorded at least one assist in each of the Stars' last six games as favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Jamie Benn has recorded at least one point in each of the Stars' last 11 games as favorites.
  • Jason Robertson ranks T1st in the Western Conference for shootout goals (3) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Vancouver Canucks are the only team in the league to rank top 5 for both goals for and goals against per game this season.
  • The Vancouver Canucks rank 4th in the league for goals against per game this season (2.64).
  • The Dallas Stars rank 2nd in the league for goals per game this season (3.66).
  • The Dallas Stars rank 32nd in the league in penalty minutes this season (496).

Stars vs Canucks Betting Prediction

These are two of the top offenses in the NHL, and it’s going to be no different in this game. The Stars' offense is going to go off early, but their defense will struggle, and the Canucks' offense is going to have no issue here. Both teams are going to go over their season average and that will be the difference here as this game is going to end up being a shootout. Back the over to cash here. 

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

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