Betting on today’s Oilers and Stars game? Catch the action at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX, as the Stars hosts this showdown at 9:30 ET on TNT. This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 6.5 goals, and the Stars are favored by -1.5 goals vs. the Oilers.

EDMONTON OILERS VS DALLAS STARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Dallas Stars -1.5

This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 9:30 ET on Wednesday, April 3rd.

WHY BET THE DALLAS STARS:

  • With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Stars to secure a 4-3 victory.
  • Take the Stars on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Oilers (+1.5)

Will the Oilers Defense Show Up in Dallas?

On the season, the Oilers have a record of 45-24-5, which has them sitting in 2nd place in the Pacific Division and 5th place in the Western Conference. Over their last ten games, Edmonton has gone 6-4.

When playing on the road, the Oilers have a record of 20-16-2, and they have been the underdog in nine games this season. As the underdog, Edmonton has gone 4-5-0, and they have won their last four games when listed as the underdog.

On the road this season, the Oilers have gone just 14-23 against the puck line and have a puck line record of 34-39 overall. So far, they have seen 31 of their wins come by multiple goals, and their average scoring margin on the road is just +.1 goals per game.

Edmonton has gone just 2-8 against the puck line in their last 10 road games, and their average scoring differential as the underdog is -.1 goals per game. Overall, the Oilers have gone 4-5 against the puck line as the underdog, and they have dropped four straight games vs. the puck line on the road.

This season, Edmonton’s games have an average of 6.5 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.6. The Oilers come in with an over/under performance of 32-38-3.

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

In terms of their offensive performance, the Oilers are averaging 3.6 goals per game this season, putting them in the 4th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 5th in the league. The Edmonton offense is ranked 5th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 11th in the NHL.

Edmonton’s current leading scorer is Zach Hyman. This season, he has 52 goals, which puts him 3rd in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Hyman has 20 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Stars head into the game ranked 26th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.7 shots per game against Dallas. So far, they are 24th in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Goalie Stuart Skinner gets the start and has made 52 starts this season. His record at this point is 33-14, and his save percentage is 0.938%.

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Stars?

At home this season, the Dallas Stars have been dominant, going 22-10-4, and they have won three straight games in their own building. In games against teams from the Western Conference, the Stars have gone 30-14 this season, and they have a record of 47-19-9 overall, which has them in first place in both the Western Conference and the Central Division. Dallas has won seven straight games and has been favored in 65 of their 75 games this season.

Over their last ten games, the Stars have gone 8-2, and they have won their last seven games when they have been the favorite. In their last five games, Dallas has gone 5-0, and they have a record of 43-15-7 when they have been favored this season. Against other teams from the Western Conference, the Stars have gone 1st in the standings.

At home this season, the Stars have a puck line record of 12-24 and an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game. So far, they have been the favorite in 65 of their games, and their puck line record as the favorite is 25-40.

Overall, Dallas has 26 wins by multiple goals and an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game. In their last ten games at home, the Stars have a puck line record of 5-5.

On average, Dallas’ games have finished with 6.6 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.2. In total, the Stars come in with an over/under record of 41-33-1.

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

Offensively, the Stars come into the game at 3.6 goals per contest placing 2nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 12th position in the league. Dallas’ offense comes into the game ranked 9th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 2nd in the NHL.

Dallas’ current leading scorer is Wyatt Johnston. This season, he has 29 goals, which puts him 35th in the NHL. Johnston also comes into the game with 30 assists.

Defensively, the Stars are currently 26th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.7 shots per game against Dallas. They also are 24th in shutouts, coming in with 3 shutouts.

Goalie Jake Oettinger comes into the game having made 47 starts this season. So far, his record is 30-13 and he has a save percentage of 0.848%.