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NHL Betting Line Favors the Nashville Predators over the Dallas Stars Thursday

Dallas pays a visit to Nashville on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Predators snipers in hockey action at Bridgestone Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Nashville Predators were listed earlier today as -127 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

A 3.7-1.9 result in favor of the Stars is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Dallas Stars vs Nashville Predators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Predators sit at 1-2-0 on the season; in comparison, the Dallas Stars are currently 1-2-0. Looking to wager on the totals? Nashville is 2-1 OU, and Dallas is 2-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nashville vs Dallas injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Nashville Predators and the No. 18-ranked Dallas Stars, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Nashville Predators No. 15-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Dallas Stars defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.67 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 31.25% rate while the Stars have a 85.71% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Dallas was a 4-2 winner at home against the Red Wings. Bettors on Dallas at -172 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Predators were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at -126 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games
  • Dallas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Dallas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Nashville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Nashville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Nashville is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Nashville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Dallas

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas home to Colorado, Saturday, October 14th
Nashville at Chicago, Saturday, October 14th