Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Stars versus the Red Wings? The puck drops at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. The Stars are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against Red Wings. The over/under for the game is set at 6.5 goals.
DALLAS STARS VS DETROIT RED WINGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Red Wings +1.5
This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, January 23rd.
WHY BET THE DETROIT RED WINGS:
- Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Red Wings to come out on top with a final score of 4-2.
- We like the Red Wings on the moneyline (+116)
- The Red Wings are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
Can The Stars Secure a Win at Detroit?
On the season, the Dallas Stars have gone 27-14-6 and are in 4th place in the Western Conference. In the Central Division, they are in 3rd place with an 11-6 record.
For the year, Dallas has been favored in 42 of their 46 games and have gone 25-12-5 in those games. On the road, the Stars are 13-6-4.
When favored, the Stars have gone 14-28 vs. the puck line this season, and they have an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game. Dallas has gone 18-28 vs. the puck line this season, including going 2-1 vs. the puck line in their last three games.
So far, the Stars have 13 wins by just one goal, and they have gone 11-11 vs. the puck line on the road. In their last 10 road games, Dallas has gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.
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 28-17-1.
When looking at their past three road matchups, Dallas has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
In terms of their offensive performance, the Stars are averaging 3.6 goals per game this season, putting them in the 3rd spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 18th in the league. Coming into the game, the Stars have a 15-9 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 12-5.
Dallas’ current leading scorer is Roope Hintz. This season, he has 20 goals, which puts him 29th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 22 assists so far.
Defensively, the Red Wings come into the season ranked 6th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 32.2 shots per game against Detroit. For the season, they are ranked 21st in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.
Heading into this matchup vs. Detroit, goalie Jake Oettinger has started 24 games in this season. His current record is 13-9, and his save percentage stands at 0.782%.
Do the Red Wings Have a Shot at a Home Win?
At home this season, the Red Wings have gone 12-7-4 and are currently on a two-game winning streak. In their last ten games, Detroit has gone 7-3 and are 4th in the Atlantic Division and 7th in the Eastern Conference with 53 points. In the Eastern Conference, they have gone 15-14.
As the underdog, the Red Wings have gone 15-15-2, and they have been the underdog in 32 of their 46 games this season. Detroit has gone 24-17-5 overall and 9-7 against Atlantic Division opponents. In their last three games, the Red Wings have gone 2-1, and they have gone 4-1 in their last five games.
At home this season, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 12-11 and an average scoring margin of +.4 goals per game. So far, Detroit has gone 27-19 against the puck line for the year, including a mark of 7-3 against the puck line in their last ten games.
Overall, the Red Wings have 14 wins by multiple goals compared to 10 wins by just one goal. As the underdog, Detroit has a puck line record of 23-9, and they have gone 4-6 against the puck line in their last ten home games.
Games involving Detroit have an average of 6.8 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.4. In terms of their over/under performance, the Red Wings come in with a record of 26-20-0.
In their last three road games, Dallas has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.
On offense, the Red Wings are averaging 3.5 goals per game which is 5th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 22nd in the league. This season, the Red Wings are 9-4 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 15-12 record.
Detroit’s leading scorer is Dylan Larkin. So far, he has 18 goals which is 39th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 23 assists so far.
In terms of defense, the Red Wings head into the game ranked 6th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 32.2 shots per game against Detroit. So far, they are 21st in shutouts, achieving 2 shutouts.
Goalie Alex Lyon comes into the game having made 17 starts this season. So far, his record is 11-5 and he has a save percentage of 0.617%.