Moneyline favors Ducks in battle with Stars

Dallas StarsAnaheim Ducks
April 5, 10:00 PM | Honda Center

Dallas Stars vs Anaheim Ducks Odds

16-17-3TEAM RECORD25-7-5

The Dallas Stars will look to grab a road win when they take on the Ducks in Anaheim at Honda Center on Friday in hockey odds action.

Anaheim will face the 16-17-3 Stars. In totals betting, the Ducks are 16-19-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Stars are 18-13-5 favoring the OVER.

View Dallas vs Anaheim Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Anaheim sat as -205 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Ducks, most recently No. 8 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Stars, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Anaheim's No. 5-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 23.5% rate while the Stars have a 81% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Dallas was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Stars at Ducks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas' last 7 games when playing on the road against Anaheim
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games when playing Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas' last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas' last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Anaheim's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Anaheim's last 7 games when playing at home against Dallas
Anaheim is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Anaheim's last 5 games

Next up:
Dallas at San Jose, Sunday, April 7
Anaheim home to Los Angeles, Sunday, April 7

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