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Trends Dramatically Favor Stars Tonight

As if being in a 0-2 series hole isn’t bad enough, the Minnesota Wild have absolutely nothing working in their favor entering tonight’s Game 3 at home vs Dallas. The Wild have lost seven straight games and playing at home isn’t even a silver lining for this team as they’re an awful 7-14 in their last 21 home games. How did this team make even make the playoffs?

Betting Trends
  • The Stars are 4-1 in their last five games after consecutive wins.
  • The total has gone UNDER in six of Dallas's last seven games.
  • Dallas is 6-1 in its last seven games vs Minnesota.

The piling on continues — Minnesota is 2-8 in their last 10 games as underdogs and are 0-6 in their last six games after a loss. They’re also 0-5 in their last five games when losing the previous game in a matchup, 0-4 in their last four games with a day off between games, AND 0-5 in their last five games after consecutive losses.

If you think the Wild’s horror story will have a happy ending, you’ve likely been watching too much fiction as Dallas is the complete opposite of the nightmare in Minnesota. The Stars are 8-1 in their last nine games, 8-2 in their last 10 games after a win, and 7-0 in their last seven games after winning the previous game in a matchup. So, yeah…

With all these trends working for them and against the Wild, the stars have truly aligned for Dallas (and whoever bets on them). You know what to do.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Minnesota Wild in this one found them earlier as 110 underdogs on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-0.8 win for the Stars on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Minnesota Wild are 38-35-11 overall while the Dallas Stars are 52-23-9. As for the totals, Minnesota is 29-36-19 on the OU, and Dallas is 45-38-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Dallas injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 9-ranked Minnesota Wild and the No. 3-rated Dallas Stars in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Minnesota Wild No. 21-ranked offense (2.58 goals per game) against a Dallas Stars defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.75 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 18.49% rate while the Stars have a 82.47% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap


Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Dallas's last 21 games on the road
  • Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games at home
  • Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Dallas

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas at Minnesota, Wednesday, April 20th