Dallas Stars vs St. Louis Blues Preview
St. Louis Blues vs Dallas Stars Odds
St. Louis pays a visit to Dallas on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Stars bats in hockey action at American Airlines Center.
The Stars are 10-9-2 so far on the season. The Blues, meanwhile, are 11-7-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Dallas go 10-8-3 and the Blues go 12-6-2 on the totals.
This game puts the Stars, most recently No. 22 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blues, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas' No. 17-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 17.1% rate while the Blues have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
The Blues were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Dallas lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Oilers on February 28. Bettors who backed the Oilers at +117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Edmonton are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Blues at Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dallas
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas' last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas' last 7 games at home
Dallas is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis at Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 5
Dallas at Los Angeles, Thursday, March 7