The Detroit Red Wings (14-8-4) travel to face off against the Dallas Stars (15-8-3) on Monday, December 11th. This game will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas and televised on BSDE. Both the Red Wings and Stars will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Puck drop is scheduled for 8:00 ET.
Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars
The Detroit Red Wings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
In their 26 games, the Red Wings have a 14-8-4 record this season. While playing at their home arena, they have a 8-4-3 record, and their record on the road is 6-4-1. This record has them sitting 4th in the Eastern Atlantic division and 5th in the Eastern conference. Detroit’s average scoring margin this season is +.6, leading to an overall puck line record of 16-10. At their home arena, they have a scoring margin of +.6, while on the road, it is +.5.
The Red Wings aim to bounce back following their 5-1 loss at home to the Senators. Offensively, the Red Wings got off to a good start by scoring one time in the first period, but that was the extent of their scoring for the game. The team’s one goal occurred during a power play, and they managed to take 31 shots on goal while also having 8 giveaways.
Detroit was favored by -1.5 giving them a loss vs. the puck line. With a combined total of 6 goals, the game concluded below the over/under line of 6.5.
The Dallas Stars Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
In their 26 games, the Stars have a 15-8-3 record this season. While playing at their home arena, they have a 6-5-1 record, and their record on the road is 9-3-2. At the moment, they hold the 3rd spot in the Western Central division and are ranked 6th in the Western conference. Looking at Dallas’ average scoring margin, it is +.3, which has led to a puck line record of 10-16. When playing at home, their scoring margin is -0.1, and on the road, it is +.6.
The Stars aim to bounce back following their 6-1 loss at home to the Golden Knights. Offensively, the Stars got off to a good start by scoring one time in the first period, but that was the extent of their scoring for the game. Dallas”s lone goal during the game occurred at even strength. They ended with 20 shots on goal in total.
Dallas took a loss vs. the puck line in the game, going into the game favored by -1.5. With a combined total of 7 goals, the teams exceeded the over/under line of 6 goals set for the game.
Detroit Offense Breakdown
Offensively, the Red Wings come into the game at 3.7 goals per contest placing 2nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 23rd position in the league. The Red Wings went 7-2 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 7-5.
For the season, the over/under record of the Red Wings’ stands at 15-11-0. They have had 15 games during the season that exceeded the 6.5 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6.9 goals per game.
Dallas Offense Breakdown
When looking at their offense, the Stars have an average of 3.3 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 11th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 26th in the league. The Stars went 8-5 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 7-3.
This season, the over/under record for the Stars’ is 15-11-0. Over the course of the season, they have had 15 games that exceeded the over/under line of 6.5. On average, their games are averaging 6.5 goals per game.
Detroit Team Defense
The Red Wings defense is currently 18th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.8 shots per game against Detroit. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 9th with 2 shutouts.
Dallas Team Defense
Dallas defense takes on the Red Wings ranked 17th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 31 shots per game against Dallas. They alsso are 25th in shutouts, with 1 shutouts.
Red Wings vs Stars Trends
- In their last three road games, Detroit has averaged 4 goals per game while allowing 3. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
- When looking at their past three home matchups, Dallas has an puck line record of 1-2 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
- In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Stars have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their puck line record was 3-0 in these scenarios.
- Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Red Wings have a straight up record of 6-4. Their record vs the puck line in these games was 4-6.
When it comes to a straight moneyline bet, look no further than the Stars. Nevertheless, given the payout of -214, you could also think about incorporating this bet into a parlay.
For my recommended choice in the puck line, I’m leaning towards the Red Wings to cover. Even if the Stars secure a straight-up win, this game is expected to be tightly contested, and the Red Wings should cover the puck line.
If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 6.5 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.
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