Avalanche vs. Stars - 2/14/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Stars (25-21-8) at Colorado Avalanche (22-22-11)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Colorado Avalanche / Dallas Stars --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, ALT
The Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche square off Saturday night at the Pepsi Center.
The Dallas Stars have split their last 10 games and begin a two-game road trip. The Stars are averaging 3.1 goals per game and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Dallas Stars have two power play goals in their last four games and have won six of their last seven games when scoring at least three goals overall. Tyler Seguin leads Dallas with 29 goals, Jason Spezza has 32 assists and Jamie Benn has 163 shots on goal. Defensively, the Stars are allowing 3.2 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in six of their last 10 games. Anders Lindback has allowed 32 goals on 256 shots faced and Kari Lehtonen has given up 129 goals on 1,407 shots.
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The Colorado Avalanche hope to get back on track after losing their last four games. The Avalanche are averaging 2.4 goals per game and have scored six goals in their last three games. The Colorado Avalanche haven’t scored a power play in 10 straight games and have split their last six games when scoring at least three goals overall. Jarome Iginla leads Colorado with 17 goals, Alex Tanguay has 22 assists and Matt Duchene has 132 shots on goal. Defensively, the Avalanche are allowing 2.8 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in four of their last five games. Semyon Varlamov has allowed 92 goals on 1,148 shots faced and Calvin Pickard has given up 32 goals on 503 shots.
The Stars are 4-1 in their last 5 road games and 18-48 in their last 66 games playing on 0 days rest. The Avalanche are 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 41-19 in their last 60 vs. a team with a losing record. The Stars are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in Colorado and 0-4 in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Avalanche are catching the Stars on the end of a back-to-back, and Dallas hasn't beaten Colorado since December of 2013. Take the home team here.