Ducks face Dallas Stars: NHL odds preview and stats
Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars Odds
The Anaheim Ducks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Stars in Dallas at American Airlines Center on Thursday in hockey odds action.
Supporters of the Ducks have seen them go 19-3-3 so far this season, while the Stars are at 12-11-2. In totals betting, the Stars are 11-10-4, while the Ducks are 11-12-2.
This game matches up the No. 20 (Stars) and the No. 5 (Ducks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas' No. 17-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 18.7% rate while the Ducks have a 77% rate on the penalty kill.
Anaheim was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Wild. They won as -102 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at +105 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Ducks at Stars trends to consider:
Anaheim is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Anaheim's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Anaheim's last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Anaheim is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Dallas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Anaheim
Dallas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas' last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas' last 6 games when playing at home against Anaheim
Anaheim at St. Louis, Saturday, March 16
Dallas home to Chicago, Saturday, March 16