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Dallas Stars vs. Philadelphia Flyers - 4/2/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Philadelphia Flyers at Dallas Stars
Date & Time Tuesday April 2, 2019, 8:30 PM (EDT)
Location
American Airlines Center
Dallas, TX
The Line
Dallas -175 / Philadelphia -140 / over-under: 5.5
TV Channel
FS-Southwest
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Tuesday NHL action pits the Philadelphia Flyers against the Dallas Stars.

The Philadelphia Flyers saw their offense stall in a 3-0 defeat against the visiting NY Rangers on Sunday for their 4thloss in five games. The Flyers ran in to a hot goalie and Carter Hart allowed all three goals on 25 shots.

New York took a 2-0 lead in the first on goals by Pavel Buchnevich and Ryan Strome with Brady Skjei lighting the lamp in the third. Brett Howden posted a pair of helpers for the Rangers and Alexandar Georgiev brushed aside 29 shots to get the win.

The Dallas Stars saw their winning streak halted at three games after a 3-2 SO loss at Vancouver on Saturday. Andrew Cogliano and Alexander Radulov scored in the third period to erase a 2-0 deficit. The Stars did not score in the shootout and Anton Khudobin gave up two goals on 31 shots to fall to 15-16-5.

Vancouver received first period goals off the sticks of Tim Schaller and Sven Baertschi. Markus Granlund scored the only goal for the Canucks and Jacob Markstrom picked up the win with a 38 save effort.

Flyers are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. Central and Flyers are 8-1 in their last 9 vs. Western Conference and Flyers are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.

Stars are 1-4 in their last 5 games as a home favorite and Stars are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Metropolitan and Stars are 1-5 in their last 6 home games.

Flyers are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Dallas and under is 18-7-1 in the last 26 meetings and under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in Dallas.

Dallas has fared extremely well in this matchup but these teams don’t play often. I’ll back the Stars at reduced juice…

Pick:
Dallas -.5 // will update

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