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Stars vs Wild Hockey Game Preview

Dallas StarsMinnesota Wild
March 13, 8:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild Odds

38-26-5TEAM RECORD29-30-10

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

Minnesota will face the 38-26-5 Stars. In totals betting, the Wild are 27-29-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Stars are 27-34-8 favoring the OVER.

View Dallas vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Minnesota sat as +145 underdogs. The total was set at 5.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wild rated this week at No. 30 and the Stars sitting at No. 16.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 2.2 goals per game, against a Stars defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 14.7% while the Stars defense kills off 83.2% of their penalties.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Ducks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -115 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 4-3 loser at home against the Flames. Bettors on Calgary at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Anaheim are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Calgary are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Stars at Wild trends to consider:
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas' last 7 games on the road
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Dallas is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games at home
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Dallas
Minnesota is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Dallas at Winnipeg, Wednesday, March 14
Minnesota home to Carolina, Saturday, March 17