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Stars Have Had Wild's Number This Year

The Dallas Stars have taken both games against the Minnesota Wild this season, but each of those contests were settled by just one goal. Jamie Benn has been a big factor in those wins for the Stars with the winger tallying two goals and three assists. The Stars and Wild will renew their competitive rivalry on Monday night.

Shark Bites
  • Jamie Benn has nine points in his past six games, including two games with three points.
  • The Wild start a four-game homestand Monday and are 12-3-1 in Minnesota this year.
  • The Stars are 1-5 in their last six games in Minnesota.

If Dallas wants to extend their lead in the Central Division, or if any team wants to try and catch up, now is the time as Dallas plays five of their next six contests against division opponents. The Stars have played the fewest divisional games of anyone in the Central this season with the team going 3-2 in those contests.

The Wild had their streak of nine-consecutive games with at least one point snapped with a 3-2 regulation loss to the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Zach Parise has been on-fire after a slow start to the season with the winger notching four goals and six assists during a seven-game point streak.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Dallas Stars opened as 105 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3-2.2 result in favor of the Wild today. 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

The Minnesota Wild currently sport a record of 17-8-6. The Dallas Stars are 24-7-2. Betting totals have seen the Wild post a 11-13-7 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Stars have gone 17-16 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Dallas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 13 (Minnesota Wild) and the No. 3 (Dallas Stars) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Minnesota Wild No. 9-ranked offense (2.77 goals per game) against a Dallas Stars defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.58 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 21% rate while the Stars have a 79.17% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Stars were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at -156 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at -127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • Dallas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Dallas's last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Dallas

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas home to Chicago, Tuesday, December 22nd
Minnesota home to Montreal, Tuesday, December 22nd