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NHL Betting Preview - Detroit Red Wings Underdogs vs Dallas Stars at Detroit

The Detroit Red Wings will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Dallas Stars invade Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Red Wings were listed earlier today as 118 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.6 win for the Stars. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Dallas Stars vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit will face the 25-17-3 Stars. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 20-23 in over under betting so far this season while the Dallas Stars are 25-19-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Dallas injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Detroit Red Wings at No. 24 and the Dallas Stars at No. 13 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.72 goals per game, against a Stars defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.76 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 18.98% while the Stars defense kills off 81.29% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Dallas was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Bruins. Bettors on Dallas at +141 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Blackhawks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at +180 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas's last 9 games
  • Dallas is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Dallas is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games
  • Detroit is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas at Columbus, Thursday, January 18th
Detroit home to Carolina, Saturday, January 20th