Dallas Stars vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Preview
Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars Odds
The Stars get a visit from the Detroit Red Wings in hockey action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Stars currently sports a record of 22-21-4. The Red Wings are 23-16-8. Betting totals have seen the Stars post a 24-17-6 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Red Wings have gone 17-24-6 against the number.
The Stars were listed earlier today as +119 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Stars and the No. 16-ranked Red Wings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas' No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Stars power play is averaging 17.3% while the Red Wings defense kills off 81.4% of their penalties.
Detroit won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Predators on April 25. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -235 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Dallas lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Blue Jackets on April 25. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -104 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Red Wings at Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games when playing Detroit
Dallas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Dallas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit