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Moneyline Favors the Tampa Bay Lightning in Battle with the Dallas Stars – Betting Odds and Pick

Tampa Bay Lightning


Dallas Stars
Thursday, February 05, 2015 8:30 PM ET
American Airlines Center

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

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Dallas sat as 100 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.7-3.6 result in favor of the Stars today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Dallas Stars are 23-19-8 overall while the Tampa Bay Lightning are 32-15-5. As for the totals, Dallas is 28-22 on the OU, and Tampa Bay is 28-24. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Dallas Stars, most recently No. 3 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.

How Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 4-ranked offense (3.18 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 17.74% rate while the Lightning have a 82.53% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Blues. Bettors on St. Louis at -149 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Stars were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Avalanche. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +148 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Dallas's last 15 games
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Dallas is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games when playing Tampa Bay
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Los Angeles, Saturday, February 7th
Dallas at Buffalo, Saturday, February 7th