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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Chicago Blackhawks and the Dallas Stars meet at American Airlines Center.

Chicago won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Panthers on December 8. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -310 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -125 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Dallas:
Team record: 14-9-5 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago
is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chicago

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5-1
After a win are 4-6

Chicago:
Team record: 21-6-5 SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Dallas
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Chicago home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 11
Dallas at Nashville, Thursday, December 12