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Dallas Stars vs Montreal Canadiens prediction 1-2-24 NHL Picks

Dallas Stars (22-9-4) vs Montreal Canadiens (15-16-5)
2024-01-02 20:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: Dallas Stars -250 / Montreal Canadiens +200 --- Over/Under: 6.5
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The Montreal Canadiens and Dallas Stars face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at the American Airlines Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Candaidens vs Stars prediction.

Can Canadiens Pick up Big Win?

The Canadiens have been inconsistent, but they have a chance to pick up a victory in this game. In the last game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Canadiens scored three goals but it wasn’t enough as they defense gave up four goals. The Canadiens are averaging 2.75 goals while their defense is giving up 3.39 goals per game. The offense is ranked 27th while the defense is ranked 22nd. Nick Suzuki hs having a strong season and he has scored 11 goals and added 21 assists so far this season. 

Stars Coming Off Big Victory

The Stars faced off against the Blackhawks in the last game and the offense was sure impressive putting up eight goals and that led to the victory. Mason Marchment had quite the game putting up three goals and adding one assist. The Stars are averaging 3.6 goals while their defense is giving up 3.03 goals per game. The offense is ranked second in the league while the defense is ranked 14th. Jason Robertson has scored 11 goals and added 25 assists. Joe Pavelski has scored 14 goals and added 20 assists. 

Canadiens vs Stars Betting Prediction

The Canadiens offense has struggled to score all season and it’s not going to get any easier in this game. The Canadiens are averaging only 2.75 goals per game and they are going to struggle to get to two goals here. The Stars are averaging 3.6 goals and they are going to go over that number here. The Stars are going to have no issue running up the score and they will secure the victory. 

 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Stars ML

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