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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Los Angeles Kings and the Dallas Stars meet at American Airlines Center.

The Kings were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Sharks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at +180 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Dallas:
Team record: 18-17-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games
is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing are 5-5
After playing San Jose are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Los Angeles:
Team record: 22-13-4 SU, ATS

is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games on the road
is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Dallas

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Next up:
Los Angeles home to Colorado, Thursday, April 11
Dallas at Nashville, Friday, April 12