Ducks host Stars on Sunday night
The Anaheim Ducks are only 4-6 in their past 10 games against the Dallas Stars on the NHL betting lines as those teams hit the ice together at the Honda Center on Sunday.
However, the Ducks and Stars met five times last season, with Anaheim managing to pick up the victory in three of those contests for their supporters on the NHL odds. The OVER/UNDER went 1-4 for totals bettors in those games.
The Ducks sport records of 6-1-0 heading into this matchup, while the Stars sit at 3-4-0 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-4 for the Ducks and 4-3 for the Stars.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Ducks as -178 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 22-rated Stars taking on the No. 8-rated Ducks in this contest.
In their last action, Dallas was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Kings. Bettors on Los Angeles at -180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Anaheim was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the Coyotes. They won as -140 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Anaheim's No. 4-ranked offense (3.43 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.14 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 3.7% rate while the Stars have a 81.48% rate on the penalty kill.
Dallas at Calgary, Thursday, October 24th
Anaheim at Toronto, Tuesday, October 22nd