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Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers Preview

Edmonton OilersDallas Stars
Feb 28, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars Odds

7-7-4TEAM RECORD10-8-2

The visiting Oilers hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at American Airlines Center against the Dallas Stars.

The Stars are 10-8-2 so far on the season. The Oilers, meanwhile, are 7-7-4. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Dallas go 9-8-3 and the Oilers go 3-12-3 on the totals.

View Edmonton vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Stars sit at No. 22 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oilers sit at a No. 25 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas' No. 14-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 18.3% rate while the Oilers have a 86.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Edmonton lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blackhawks on February 25. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -178 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Dallas was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Blue Jackets. They won as -115 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Columbus are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Oilers at Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Edmonton's last 22 games
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas' last 6 games when playing at home against Edmonton

Next up:
Edmonton at St. Louis, Friday, March 1
Dallas home to St. Louis, Sunday, March 3