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April 15, 8:00 PM | United Center

Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds

21-17-3TEAM RECORD32-5-4

United Center hosts an NHL battle between the Chicago Blackhawks and the visiting Dallas Stars on Monday.

The Blackhawks are 32-5-4 so far on the season. The Stars, meanwhile, are 21-17-3. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 16-22-3 and the Stars go 21-15-5 on the totals.

View Dallas vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Blackhawks as -186 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Blackhawks and the No. 21-rated Stars in this matchup.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 2-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 15.9% rate while the Stars have a 81.2% rate on the penalty kill.

The Stars were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Blues on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at +105 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing San Jose are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 9-1
After a win are 7-3

A few Stars at Blackhawks trends to consider:
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas' last 8 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Dallas' last 12 games on the road
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chicago's last 8 games when playing at home against Dallas
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dallas
Chicago is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next up:
Dallas home to Vancouver, Thursday, April 18
Chicago home to Nashville, Friday, April 19