Stars open as moneyline underdog vs Oilers
Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
The Oilers get a visit from the Dallas Stars in hockey action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Stars will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 4-5-1 this season, while the Oilers are 4-3-2. Dallas is 3-6-1 on the totals; Edmonton is 2-7.
The visitors opened as +-136 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Oilers and the No. 29-ranked Stars, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 21-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 28.6% rate while the Stars have a 84% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Avalanche on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at +120 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Canucks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at -135 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Vancouver are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Stars at Oilers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas' last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Dallas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Dallas' last 8 games on the road
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Edmonton's last 11 games at home
Edmonton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Dallas home to Anaheim, Friday, February 8
Edmonton at Detroit, Saturday, February 9