Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Stars versus the Bruins? The puck drops at 1:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at TD Garden in Boston, MA. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 5.5 goals, and the Bruins are favored by -1.5 vs. the Stars.

DALLAS STARS VS BOSTON BRUINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boston Bruins -1.5

This game will be played at TD Garden at 1:00 ET on Monday, February 19th.

WHY BET THE BOSTON BRUINS:

  • Our projections indicate that the Bruins should come out top with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Bruins on the moneyline
  • The Bruins should also cover at -1.5

Will the Stars Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Heading into today’s game, the Dallas Stars are in 2nd place in the Western Conference with a record of 34-15-7, giving them 75 points. In the Central Division, the Stars are in 1st place. Over their last ten games, Dallas has gone 7-3.

On the road this season, the Stars have a record of 17-6-4, and they have won their last two games away from home. When playing against teams from the Eastern Conference, Dallas has gone 19-13 this season.

On the season, the Stars have gone 21-34 against the puck line, including a road mark of 13-14. In their 50 games as the favorite, Dallas has an average scoring margin of +.8 goals per game, and they have 16 wins by multiple goals.

Overall, the Stars have gone 5-0 against the puck line as the underdog, and their average scoring margin as the underdog is -.2 goals per game. In their last ten road games, Dallas has a puck line record of 6-4, and their average scoring margin on the road is +.8 goals per game.

This season, Dallas’ games are averaging 6.8 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.2. The Stars currently have an over/under record of 34-20-1.

The Stars are 2-1 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Stars are averaging 3.7 goals per game this season, putting them in the 2nd spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 14th in the league. So far this year, the Stars are 20-9 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 14-5 in games with fewer shots on goal.

Dallas’ leading scorer is Roope Hintz. So far, he has 23 goals which is 29th in the NHL. Hintz also comes into the game with 26 assists.

The Bruins defense is currently 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.9 shots per game against Boston. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 4th with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Jake Oettinger gets the start and has made 32 starts this season. His record at this point is 20-9, and his save percentage is 0.84%.

Will the Bruins Find a Way to Win at Home?

At home, the Bruins are 17-8-5 this season. In the Atlantic Division, Boston is 2nd and 3rd in the Eastern Conference. So far, the Bruins have gone 32-13-11 overall, and in conference games, they are 19-13.

Heading into today’s game, Boston has lost two straight games, and over their last ten games, they have gone 4-6. In games where they have been favored, the Bruins are 28-13-9 this year.

At home this season, the Bruins have a puck line record of 15-14, and their average scoring margin is +.9 goals per game. So far, they have 24 wins by multiple goals and 8 wins by just one goal.

Overall, Boston’s puck line record is 28-27, and they have dropped their last four games vs. the puck line. In their last ten games at home, the Bruins have a puck line record of 4-6.

For the season, Boston’s games have finished with an average of 6 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 5.9. Overall, the Bruins have an over/under record of 26-29-0.

Across their last three road contests, Dallas has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 5 goals per game.

On offense, the Bruins are averaging 3.3 goals per game which is 9th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 18th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Bruins offense is 9th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 14th in the NHL.

Boston’s leading scorer is David Pastrnak. So far, he has 34 goals which is 4th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 45 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Bruins head into the game ranked 10th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.9 shots per game against Boston. So far, they are 4th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Goalie Jeremy Swayman gets the start and has made 29 starts this season. His record at this point is 16-6, and his save percentage is 0.792%.