Stars vs. Blues - 3/15/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Blues (43-19-5) at Dallas Stars (32-27-10)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Stars +110 / St. Louis Blues -130 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, FSSW
The St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars meet Sunday afternoon at the American Airlines Center.
The St. Louis Blues look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Blues are averaging three goals per game and have scored seven goals in their last three games. The St. Louis Blues have two power play goals in their last four games and have won four of their last five games when scoring at least three goals. Vladimir Tarasenko leads the Blues with 33 goals, Jaden Schwartz has 29 assists and David Backes has 156 shots on goal. Defensively, the Blues are allowing 2.4 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in seven of their last eight games. Brian Elliott has allowed 75 goals on 962 shots faced and Jake Allen has given up 69 goals on 708 shots.
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The Dallas Stars look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Stars are averaging 3.1 goals per game and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Dallas Stars have five power play goals in their last four games and have won four of their last five when scoring at least three goals. Tyler Seguin leads Dallas with 32 goals, Jamie Benn has 41 assists and Trevor Daley has 110 shots on goal. Defensively, the Stars are allowing 3.2 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in seven of their last eight games. Kari Lehtonen has allowed 155 goals on 1,626 shots faced and Jussi Rynnas has given up seven goals on 44 shots.
The Blues are 10-3 in their last 13 road games and 2-5 in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest. The Stars are 1-4 in their last 5 home games and 25-56 in their last 81 vs. Central. The Blues are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings and the road team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
While the Stars haven't been great at home, they have put together some impressive wins recently and are catching the Blues on the end of a back-to-back. I'll take the Stars at home for the plus money.