Minnesota Wild home to Stars in hockey betting action
Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday as host Minnesota battles the Dallas Stars in hockey odds action.
The Stars will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 1-0 this season, while the Wild are 1-0. Dallas is 1-0 against the total, while Minnesota is 1-0 versus the number.
If you're going with the Wild in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -150 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 30-ranked Wild and the No. 19-rated Stars in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 6-ranked offense (4 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 17 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 28.6% rate while the Stars have a 60% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Coyotes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -112 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Minnesota won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Avalanche on January 19. Bettors who backed the Wild at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Stars at Wild trends to consider:
Dallas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Dallas' last 15 games on the road
Dallas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Dallas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Dallas
Dallas at Detroit, Tuesday, January 22
Minnesota home to Nashville, Tuesday, January 22