Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Red Wings and Stars. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on BSDE, and it’s hosted by the Stars at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Stars as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 6.5 goals.
DETROIT RED WINGS VS DALLAS STARS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Dallas Stars -1.5
This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 8:00 ET on Monday, December 11th.
WHY BET THE DALLAS STARS:
- In spite of being 1.5 goal underdogs, we anticipate the Red Wings winning this one 4-3.
- We like the Red Wings on the moneyline (+175)
- The Red Wings are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
Can the Red Wings Lock in a Win at Dallas?
Through 26 games, the Red Wings have achieved an overall record of 14-8-4. When on the road, Detroit holds a 6-4-1 record, while they are 8-4-3 when playing at home. In the Eastern Atlantic division, they are currently 4th, and in the Eastern conference, they come into the game sitting 5th.
Regarding the puck line, Detroit comes in with a 16-10 record. On the road against the puck line, they are 8-3, while their home record is 8-7. The average goal total for Detroit’s games is sitting at 6.9. The average over/under line for the season is 6.4. The Red Wings come in with an over/under record of 15-11-0.
When looking at their past three road matchups, Detroit has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 4 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
The Red Wings come into the game scoring an average of 3.7 goals per game, putting them 2nd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 23rd in the league. Detroit’s offense comes into the game ranked 4th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 15th in the NHL.
Detroit’s leading scorer is Alex DeBrincat. So far, he has 13 goals which is 17th in the NHL. DeBrincat also comes into the game with 12 assists.
The Stars defense is currently 17th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 31 shots per game against Dallas. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 25th with 1 shutouts.
Entering the game, goalie Ville Husso has started 14 games this season. His current record stands at 8-4, and his save percentage is 88.6%.
Are Dallas Ready for a Home Win?
Through 26 games, the Stars have achieved an overall record of 15-8-3. When on the road, Dallas holds a 9-3-2 record, while they are 6-5-1 when playing at home. Their current record places them 3rd in the Western Central division and 6th in the Western conference.
Dallas is 10-16 against the puck line this season. On the road, their puck line record sits at 7-7 compared to 3-9 at home. For the season, Dallas’ games have finished with an average of 6.5 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6. Overall, the Stars have an over/under record of 15-11-0.
When looking at their past three home matchups, Dallas has an puck line record of 1-2 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
Offensively, the Stars come into the game at 3.3 goals per contest placing 11th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 26th position in the league. Dallas’ offense comes into the game ranked 16th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 4th in the NHL.
Dallas’ leading scorer is Joe Pavelski. So far, he has 11 goals which is 42nd in the NHL. Pavelski also comes into the game with 14 assists.
Dallas defense takes on the Red Wings ranked 17th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 31 shots per game against Dallas. They alsso are 25th in shutouts, with 1 shutouts.
Entering the game, goalie Jake Oettinger has started 19 games this season. His current record stands at 10-7, and his save percentage is 90.4%.