Stars open as moneyline underdog vs Blues
St. Louis Blues
|31-23-10||March 11, 2014, 08:00 PM | Scottrade Center||44-14-6|
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Dallas duelling St. Louis on Tuesday at Scottrade Center.
The Blues currently sport a record of 44-14-6. The Stars are 31-23-10. Betting totals have seen the Blues post a 29-28-7 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Stars have gone 31-28-5 against the number.
View Dallas Stars vs St. Louis Blues Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with the Blues in this one found them earlier as -215 Favorite on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 2-rated Stars taking on the No. 16-rated Blues in this contest.
Dallas won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Wild on March 8. Bettors who backed the Stars at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Blues were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Wild. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis's No. 2-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 21.08% rate while the Stars have a 81.16% rate on the penalty kill.
Dallas home to Calgary, Friday, March 14th
St. Louis home to Edmonton, Thursday, March 13th