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Minnesota Wild vs Dallas Stars Pick and Betting Preview

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Minnesota Wild at Dallas battle on Saturday at American Airlines Center as the Stars try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Dallas Stars as -136 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

A 3.1-2.6 result in favor of the Wild 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.

Minnesota Wild vs Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Dallas Stars currently sport a record of 29-10-4. The Minnesota Wild are 21-11-8. Betting totals have seen the Stars post a 22-20-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Wild have gone 14-18-8 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Dallas Stars at No. 9 and the Minnesota Wild at No. 22 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 1-ranked offense (3.44 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 22.06% rate while the Wild have a 79.38% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +147 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Dallas was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Jets. They won as favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dallas
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Dallas
  • Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 6 games
  • Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to New Jersey, Sunday, January 10th
Dallas at Anaheim, Friday, January 15th