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NHL Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars Prediction 1/25/2024

The Anaheim Ducks (16-30-1) travel to face off against the Dallas Stars (28-13-6) on Thursday, January 25th. This game will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Puck drop is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Anaheim Ducks Are Coming Off A Win

As the Ducks head into this game, they have struggled this season, sitting in 14th place in the Western Conference with a record of 16-30-1. In the Pacific Division, they are in 7th place with a record of 3-8. On the road, Anaheim has gone 9-13-0 for the season and have dropped two straight games away from home.

When playing against other teams in the Western Conference, the Ducks have gone just 7-17 this season. Over their last ten games, Anaheim has gone 3-7, and in their last five games, they have gone 2-3. As the underdog this season, the Ducks have gone 15-26-1 and have lost four straight games when they are favored.

On the road, the Ducks have gone just 1-2 against the puck line in their last three games and 12-10 on the road for the season. Overall, they have a puck line record of 25-22.

So far this year, the Ducks have 20 losses by multiple goals compared to just 11 losses by one goal. When coming in as the underdog, the team has a puck line record of 24-18, and their average scoring margin on the road is at -1.0 goals per game.

The Ducks recently hosted the Sabres and emerged victorious with a 4-2 win. In all three periods, the Ducks’ offense found the net against the Sabres. Of Anaheim’s four goals, one were scored while in power play situations. Their game ended with 36 shots on goal and 10 giveaways.

Entering the game as the underdog, Anaheim came away with a victory against the puck line. The game concluded with 6 goals, resulting in a push on the over/under.

The Dallas Stars Are Coming Off A Win

At home this season, the Stars have a record of 14-8-2, and they have been favored in 43 of their 47 games. In the Western Conference standings, Dallas is in 4th place and in 3rd place in the Central Division. Over their last ten games, the Stars have gone 6-4, and they have won two straight games when favored.

So far this season, Dallas has a record of 28-13-6, and they have accumulated 62 points. In games against other Western Conference teams, the Stars have gone 17-12, and they have gone 11-6 in divisional matchups. Over their last five games, Dallas has gone 3-2, and over their last three games, they have gone 2-1.

At home this season, the Stars have a puck line record of 7-17 and an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game. So far, they have 14 wins by multiple goals and 14 wins by just one goal.

Overall, Dallas has a puck line record of 18-29, and their puck line record as the favorite is 14-29. In their last 10 home games, the Stars have a puck line record of 3-7.

Facing the Red Wings in their last game, the Stars won by a score of 5-4. Offensively, the Stars scored one goal in the first period and four times in the second period. Of Dallas’ five goals, one were scored while in power play situations. Their game ended with 38 shots on goal and seven giveaways.

Dallas couldn’t cover the puck line despite the straight-up win, as they entered the game as the favorites with a -1.5 goal advantage. The over/under line going into the game was 6.5 goals, which the teams surpassed with their combined 9 goals.

Anaheim Offense Breakdown

The Ducks come into the game scoring an average of 2.5 goals per game, putting them 29th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 27th in the league. The Ducks went 3-13 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 12-14.

The Ducks’ over/under record this season is 21-23-3. For the season, they have had 26 games failing to surpass this game’s over/under line of 6.5. Overall, their games are averaging 6 goals per game.

Stars Offense Breakdown

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Offensively, the Stars come into the game at 3.7 goals per contest placing 3rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 15th position in the league. In terms of the Stars’ offense during power plays, they are 17th in power play goals and 1st in shorthanded goals.

The Stars’ over/under record this season is 29-17-1. For the season, they have had 29 games that surpassed this game’s over/under line of 6.5. Overall, their games are averaging6.8 goals per game.

Anaheim Team Defense

The Ducks’ defense comes into the game with a ranking of 25th in takeaways and an average of 6.1 takeaways per contest. They hold 7th place in the NHL for goals allowed, with an average of 3.2 goals given up per game.

Dallas Team Defense

In terms of defense, the Stars head into the game ranked 15th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.2 shots per game against Dallas. So far, they are 24th in shutouts, achieving 2 shutouts.

Ducks vs Stars Trends

  • Through their last five road games, Anaheim has an puck line record of just 1-4. However, their overall record was 1-4 while averaging 2 goals per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Stars have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 3-7 vs. the spread. The team averaged 4 goals per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Dallas has an puck line mark of 9-1 while going 5-5 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Ducks have an puck line mark of just 0-3 in their last three games. Anaheim posted a straight up mark of 0-3 in these matchups.

Ducks vs Stars Prediction

When thinking about a moneyline wager in this game, our evaluation indicates that the Stars will take down the Ducks. Nonetheless, given the current odds of -315, I’d recommend getting bet down on the puck line instead, as our predictions point to the Stars winning by more than one goal.

When it comes to a puck line pick, our choice is the Stars to secure the win and cover. Expect the Stars to dominate this one with a multi-goal win over the Ducks.

When considering the over/under line, which is currently at 6.5 goals, we believe that this game will remain below that figure, and we recommend wagering on the under.

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