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Hockey Matchup - Dallas Stars Los Angeles Kings Odds Preview

Los Angeles Kings

Dallas Stars
25-11-4 December 31, 2013, 08:00 PM | American Airlines Center 19-12-7

The Stars get a visit from the Los Angeles Kings in hockey action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Kings will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 25-11-4 this season, while the Stars are 19-12-7. Los Angeles is 12-19-9 against the total, while Dallas is 19-17-2 versus the number.

View Los Angeles Kings vs Dallas Stars Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Stars as 100 underdogs earlier today. The over under opened at 5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Stars rated this week at No. 16 and the Kings sitting at No. 10.

Los Angeles was a 1-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Blackhawks. They lost as +133 underdogs, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Blues at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at +100 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas's No. 8-ranked offense (2.95 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 1 at 2 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 11.68% rate while the Kings have a 85.26% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Los Angeles at St. Louis, Thursday, January 2nd
Dallas home to Montreal, Thursday, January 2nd