April 29 NHL Picks — Game 3 St. Louis Blues at Dallas Stars

This is the condensed set of picks for Saturday’s Game 3 Western Conference semifinal series between the St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars for Winners and Whiners. Confidence ratings are in parentheses, and a link to the preview is below.

Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games when there are multiple games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

St. Louis Blues at Dallas Stars:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Stars (-115) — 3/5 — LOSS!
Total Prediction/Full Game: OVER 5 goals (Even) — 4/5 — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Stars OVER 2.5 goals (-120) — 5/5 — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game 2: Zuccarello OVER 0.5 points (-120) 4/5 — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game 3: Klingberg OVER 0.5 points (-150) 4/5 — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game 4: Schwarz OVER 0.5 points (+120) — 3/5 — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Period: Blues +0.5 goals (-220) — 3/5 — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Period: UNDER 1.5 goals (-180) — 3/5 — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Period: NO to first goal in first 10 minutes (-110) — 3/5 — LOSS!

Day’s Record: 5-4-0 (.556)
Previous Day’s Record: 4-5-0 (.444)
Playoff Record: 39-43-2 (.476)

April Record: 13-11-0 (.542)
March Record 47-19-1 (.709)
February Record: 38-33-0 (.535)
January Record: 27-31-3 (.482)
December Record 39-33-1 (.541)
November Record: 44-36-0 (.550)
October Record: 31-22-0 (.585)

Season Record: 239-191-5 (.555)
Playoff Record: 39-43-2 (.476)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)           (0-0 (.000) in Playoffs)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)           (0-0 (.000) in Playoffs)
3-Star Pick Record: 2-3 (.400)           (22-24 (478) in Playoffs)
4-Star Pick Record: 2-1 (.667)           (13-12-1 (.519) in Playoffs)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.00)           (4-7-1 (.375) in Playoffs)

(Miro Heiskanen photo courtesy Jeff Curry/USA TODAY Sports)

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