Dallas Stars host St. Louis Blues in hockey action
St. Louis Blues vs Dallas Stars Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at American Airlines Center on Saturday as host Dallas battles the St. Louis Blues in hockey odds action.
Dallas battles the Blues, currently with a 3-1 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 1-3 for the Stars and 2-2 for the Blues.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Blues listed as favorites of 124 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.
The Stars sit at No. 19 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blues sit at a No. 6 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas' No. 24-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 3 at 1.5 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 16.7% rate while the Blues have a 82.4% rate on the penalty kill.
The Blues were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Dallas was a 3-2 loser at home against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Blues at Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 9 games when playing Dallas
St. Louis is 5-12-1 SU in its last 18 games ,when playing on the road against Dallas
Dallas is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas' last 9 games when playing St. Louis
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
St. Louis home to Minnesota, Sunday, January 27
Dallas at Columbus, Monday, January 28