Minnesota Wild (12-9-2) vs. Dallas Stars (14-6-4)
December 4, 2022 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: Dallas Stars -152 / Minnesota Wild +126; Over/Under: +6
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The Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars meet Sunday in NHL action at the American Airlines Center. The Minnesota Wild have won 5 of their last 6 games. The Dallas Stars have split their last 6 games.
The Minnesota Wild are averaging 3 goals per game and are scoring on 25 percent of their power play opportunities. Kirill Kaprizov leads Minnesota with 15 goals, Mats Zuccarello has 15 assists and Joel Eriksson Ek has 73 shots on goal. Defensively, the Minnesota Wild are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 81.7 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Marc-Andre Fleury has given up 42 goals on 413 shots faced, and Filip Gustavsson has allowed 24 goals on 265 shots.
The Dallas Stars are averaging 3.9 goals per game and are scoring on 30 percent of their power play opportunities. Jason Robertson leads Dallas with 22 goals, Roppe Hintz has 18 assists and Joe Pavelski has 63 shots on goal. Defensively, the Dallas Stars are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 83.9 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jake Oettinger has allowed 35 goal on 455 shots faced, and Scott Wedgewood has given up 28 goals on 299 shots.
The Wild are 7-2 in their last 9 Sunday games and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The Stars are 35-16 in their last 51 home games and 19-39 in their last 58 Sunday games. The over is 4-0 in Wild last 4 overall. The over is 10-4-2 in Stars last 16 overall. The Wild are 10-30 in the last 40 meetings in Dallas and 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. The favorite is 49-22 in the last 71 meetings.
The Dallas Stars are going to get the benefit of the doubt at home more times than not, but the value is with the Wild and the plus money. The Minnesota Wild are not only playing winning hockey over the last week, but they’re a talented side you don’t get in the underdog role a lot. Also, the Wild has won 7 straight games, playing on the end of a back to back. Give me the road dog.