The Dallas Stars (27-14-6) travel to face off against the Detroit Red Wings (24-17-5) on Tuesday, January 23rd. This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit and televised on ESPN+. The Red Wings are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Stars are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Islanders. Puck drop is set for 7:00 ET.
Stars vs Red Wings
The Dallas Stars Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
On the season, the Dallas Stars have a record of 27-14-6, which places them 4th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Central Division. They have been favored in 42 of their 47 games this season and have gone 25-12-5 in those games. Over their last ten games, the Stars have gone 5-5, and they are 3-2 in their last five games.
When playing on the road this season, Dallas has gone 13-6-4 and has been favored in 17 of their 23 games. Against Western Conference opponents, the Stars have gone 17-12 this season.
On the road, the Stars have gone 11-11 vs. the puck line and have a puck line record of 18-28 overall. So far, Dallas has 14 wins by multiple goals and 13 wins by just one goal.
Heading into the game, the Stars have a puck line mark of 6-4 in their last ten games and 4-1 in their previous five games. In their last ten road games, Dallas has gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.
After suffering a 3-2 loss on the road to the Islanders, the Stars are looking to bounce back today. On the offensive front, the Stars failed to score in the first or third periods against the Islanders, but they found the net two times in the second period. All two goals came at even strength. They finished with 42 shots on goal and had 10 turnovers.
Although they didn’t win, Dallas did cover the puck line as the underdogs in the game. With a combined total of 5 goals, the game concluded below the over/under line of 6.
The Detroit Red Wings Are Coming Off A Win
At home this season, the Red Wings have gone 12-7-4, and they enter the game with a two-game winning streak. Overall, Detroit is 24-17-5, and in the Eastern Conference, they are in seventh place. In the Atlantic Division, the Red Wings are fourth, and they have gone 9-7 in divisional games.
As the underdog, Detroit has gone 15-15-2 this season, and they have won four straight games as the favorite. Over their last ten games, the Red Wings are 7-3, and they have a record of 15-14 against other Eastern Conference teams.
At home, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 12-11 this season and an average scoring margin of +.4 goals per game. So far, they have 14 wins by multiple goals and 10 wins by just one goal.
Overall, Detroit has a puck line record of 27-19, and their puck line record as the underdog is at 23-9. In their last ten home games, the Red Wings have gone just 4-6 against the puck line.
Facing the Lightning in their last game, the Red Wings won by a score of 2-1. Scoring-wise, the Red Wings put up one goal during the first period and one time in the second period. All two goals came at even strength. They finished with 35 shots on goal and had 5 turnovers.
Despite being the underdog, Detroit managed to secure a win against the puck line in the game. Combining for 3 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 6.5.
Dallas Offense Breakdown
On the offensive side, the Stars are scoring an 3.6 goals per game this season, ranking 3rd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 18th in the league. This season, the Stars have a 15-9 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 12-5 record.
The Stars come in with an over/under record of 28-17-1. Over the season, there have been 28 games that have surpassed the 6.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, are at 6.7 goals per game.
Red Wings Offense Breakdown
For their offensive performance, the Red Wings come in averaging 3.5 goals per game this season, which is 5th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 22nd in the league. Detroit’s offense is currently ranked 6th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 13th in the league.
This season, the over/under record for the Red Wings’ is 26-20-0. Over the course of the season, they have had 26 games that exceeded the over/under line of 6.5. On average, their games are averaging 6.8 goals per game.
Dallas Team Defense
Dallas defense takes on the Red Wings ranked 16th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 30.1 shots per game against Dallas. They also are 24th in shutouts, with 2 shutouts.
Detroit Team Defense
Defensively, the Red Wings are currently 6th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 32.2 shots per game against Detroit. They also are 21st in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.
Stars vs Red Wings Trends
- Across their ten previous road games, Dallas has an puck line mark of 5-5. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 3 goals per game.
- Across the Red Wings last ten home games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 4-6, while going 4-6 straight-up.
- Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Red Wings have gone 7-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 5-5.
- As the betting favorite, the Stars have an puck line mark of just 5-5 in their last ten games. Dallas posted a straight up mark of 5-5 in these matchups.
When it comes to a moneyline wager, I’m going with the Red Wings to defeat the Stars while playing at home. Given the current moneyline odds at +116, I’m placing a wager on the Red Wings to win outright.
If you’re looking to get a bet down on this matchup, we foresee the Red Wings winning the underdog. However, if you’re not as confident in the Red Wings straight-up, we’d still recommend placing a bet on them to cover the puck line.
If you’re looking at the the over/under line set at 6.5 goals, our prediction is that this game will stay below that threshold, and we strongly suggest placing a bet on the under.
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