Blackhawks on the ice against Stars
The Chicago Blackhawks have six wins in their past seven games against the Dallas Stars as those Western Conference clubs meet in NHL betting action on Tuesday night.
Dallas, though, got past Chicago 4-3 as a road underdog on the NHL odds when the teams last met on December 3. The Blackhawks had won their first two games of the season against the Stars, with both those wins coming in Dallas.
The Stars bring a 14-9-5 record to the battle against the 21-6-5 Blackhawks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Dallas go 15-11-2 so far and the Blackhawks go 18-14.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Stars rated this week at No. 14 and the Blackhawks sitting at No. 2.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -125 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 2.89 goals per game, against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.78 goals allowed. The Stars power play is averaging 11.34% while the Blackhawks defense kills off 73.33% of their penalties.
Chicago home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 11th
Dallas at Nashville, Thursday, December 12th