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

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Dallas and Nashville Predators on Thursday, with the host Stars trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Dallas Stars as -153 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.7-1.7 victory for the Stars. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Dallas will face the 18-12-7 Predators. In totals betting, the Stars are 19-19 in over under betting so far this season while the Nashville Predators are 14-15-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Nashville injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dallas Stars rated this week at No. 3 and the Nashville Predators sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 1-ranked offense (3.47 goals per game) against a Nashville Predators defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.59 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 23.58% rate while the Predators have a 75.24% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Nashville was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Blues. Bettors on St. Louis at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Dallas was a 6-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Blue Jackets. They lost as -166 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Nashville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville's last 6 games when playing Dallas
  • Nashville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Dallas
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville's last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
  • Dallas is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • Dallas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games when playing Nashville

Next Betting Matchups

Nashville at Carolina, Saturday, January 2nd
Dallas at New Jersey, Saturday, January 2nd