Dallas Stars (19-14-12) at Detroit Red Wings (16-25-7)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Little Caesars Arena)
The Line: Detroit Red Wings +170 / Dallas Stars -208 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Dallas Stars and Detroit Red Wings meet Thursday in NHL action at the Little Caesars Arena.
The Dallas Stars look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Dallas Stars are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 23.9 percent of their power play opportunities. Joe Pavelski leads Dallas with 19 goals, John Klingberg has 24 assists and Denis Gurianov has 105 shots on goal. Defensively, the Dallas Stars are allowing 2.4 goals per game and are killing 79.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Anton Khudobin has allowed 56 goals on 642 shots faced and Jake Oettinger has allowed 46 goals on 569 shots.
The Detroit Red Wings need a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Detroit Red Wings are averaging 2.2 goals per game and are scoring on 11.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Anthony Mantha leads Detroit with 11 goals, Filip Hronek has 21 assists and Dylan Larkin has 134 shots on goal. Defensively, the Detroit Red Wings are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 77 percent of their opponents power plays. Thomas Greiss has given up 74 goals on 758 shots faced and Jonathan Bernier has allowed 58 goals on 631 shots.
The Stars are 5-0 in their last 5 games as a favorite and 4-1 in their last 5 games following a win. The Red Wings are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 30-85 in their last 115 overall. The over is 2-0-4 in Stars last 6 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Red Wings last 5 overall. The Stars are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings. The favorite is 20-7 in the last 27 meetings. The home team is 12-2 in the last 14 meetings.
The Dallas Stars have been getting a lot of undeserved love from oddsmakers this season, but they've dominated the Red Wings, which includes wins in five of the six meetings overall and two wins this month. The Detroit Red Wings aren't cashing enough tickets to be worth a look in the underdog role and the offense continues to stink up the joint. The Stars have won seven of the last nine meetings against the Red Wings overall. Give me the Stars and the PL for max betting value.