Looking to win big? The Stars and Hurricanes face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Hurricanes are hosting the game at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6 goals, and the Hurricanes are favored by -1.5 vs. the Stars.

DALLAS STARS VS CAROLINA HURRICANES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Carolina Hurricanes -1.5

This game will be played at PNC Arena at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE CAROLINA HURRICANES:

  • According to our analysis, we anticipate the Hurricanes to win this one with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Hurricanes on the moneyline
  • The Hurricanes should also cover at -1.5

Will Dallas Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

As the 2nd place team in the Western Conference, the Dallas Stars have an overall record of 34-16-8. In the Central Division, the Stars are in 1st place with a record of 12-6. On the road, Dallas has gone 17-8-5 this season.

Over their last ten games, the Stars have gone 5-5, and they have lost two straight games overall. In games against other Western Conference teams, Dallas has gone 19-13 this season.

On the season, the Stars have an average scoring margin of +.6 goals per game, including going 16-35 against the puck line as the favorite. So far, Dallas has 18 wins by a single goal and 10 losses by more than one goal.

Overall, the Stars have a puck line mark of 22-36, including going 4-6 vs. the puck line in their last 10 games. In their last 10 road games, Dallas has a puck line mark of 5-5.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Dallas is 6.7. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.2. The Stars come in with an over/under record of 35-22-1.

Across their three previous road games, Dallas has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-3 while averaging 1 goals per game.

Offensively, the Stars come into the game at 3.6 goals per contest placing 3rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 9th position in the league. Looking at how the Stars’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 14th in power play goals and 2nd in shorthanded goals.

Dallas’ leading scorer is Roope Hintz. So far, he has 23 goals which is 31st in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Hintz has 27 assists this season.

Carolina defense takes on the Stars ranked 32nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 25.3 shots per game against Carolina. They also are 6th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Jake Oettinger has started 34 games this season. His current record stands at 20-10, and his save percentage is 0.841%.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Hurricanes?

At home this season, the Hurricanes have gone 19-6-4 and have won four straight games. In the Eastern Conference, Carolina is in 4th place and has a record of 34-17-5. Against teams in the Metropolitan Division, the Hurricanes have gone 10-6.

Heading into today’s game, the Hurricanes have been favored in 49 of their 56 games this year, and they have won five straight games as the favorite. Over their last ten games, Carolina has gone 8-2, and they have won their last three games.

At home this season, Carolina has gone just 12-17 against the puck line and 4-6 in their last ten games at home vs. the puck line. Overall, the Hurricanes have gone 23-33 vs. the puck line, including a mark of 19-30 when favored.

So far, the Hurricanes have 21 wins by multiple goals compared to 13 wins by just one goal. In their last ten games, Carolina has gone 5-5 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin this year is +.5 goals per game.

This season, Carolina’s games have an average of 6.2 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.3. The Hurricanes come in with an over/under performance of 25-30-1.

In their last three games away from home, the Stars have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 1 goals per game in this stretch.

The Hurricanes come into the game scoring an average of 3.3 goals per game, putting them 10th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 5th in the league. Looking at how the Hurricanes’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 2nd in power play goals and 6th in shorthanded goals.

Carolina’s current leading scorer is Sebastian Aho. This season, he has 21 goals, which puts him 42nd in the NHL. Aho also comes into the game with 39 assists.

In terms of defense, the Hurricanes head into the game ranked 32nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 25.3 shots per game against Carolina. So far, they are 6th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Pyotr Kochetkov has started 27 games this season. His current record stands at 15-9, and his save percentage is 0.659%.