Dallas Stars vs. Winnipeg Jets - 11/12/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (8-6-2) at Dallas Stars (12-4-0)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 8:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Stars -149 / Winnipeg Jets +135 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Dallas Stars meet Thursday night at the American Airlines Center.
The Winnipeg Jets need a big road win after losing five of their last eight games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 19.6 percent of their power plays. Bryan Little leads Winnipeg with eight goals, Blake Wheeler has 12 assists and Mark Scheifele has 41 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.8 goals per game and killing 84.1 percent of their power play chances. Michael Hutchinson has allowed 14 goals on 194 shots faced and Ondrej Pavelec has given up 27 goals on 294 shots. Pavelec has allowed two or less goals in five of his last six outings.
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The Dallas Stars look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Dallas Stars are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 28.6 percent of their power plays. Jamie Benn leads Dallas with 10 goals, Tyler Seguin has 14 assists and Patrick Sharp has 48 shots on goal. Defensively, the Dallas Stars are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 76.6 percent of their power play chances. Kari Lehtonen has allowed 15 goals on 190 shots faced and Antti Niemi has given up 27 goals on 290 shots. Niemi has given up 10 goals in his last three outings.
The Jets are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. Western Conference and 1-4 in their last 5 overall. The Stars are 6-2 in their last 8 home games and 28-59 in their last 87 vs. Central. The over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings and the under is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Dallas.
The Starshave been one of the more consistent teams this season and have won five of their last seven home games. Dallas has to be the pick here on its home ice.