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Dallas Stars (27-13-6) vs. Detroit Red Wings (24-17-5)
January 23, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Detroit Red Wings +120 / Dallas Stars -144; Over/Under: 6.5
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The Dallas Stars will play the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Dallas has lost two of their last three games, while Detroit has won four of their last five. Let’s take a look at the betting matchup and the Stars vs Red Wings prediction.

Stars Preview

The Dallas Stars are 27-13-6 this year after they lost to the Islanders in overtime by a score of 3-2 in their last game. Dallas led 2-1 in the third period, but New York tied the game and won it in overtime. The Stars out shot New York by a total of 43-28 and went 0-3 on the power play in the game. Dallas defeated the Devils by a score of 6-2 in the game prior to New York, but lost to Philadelphia before that. The Stars are scoring 3.63 goals per game and they are allowing 3.02 goals against per game, while going 22.1% on the power play and 84.9% on the penalty kill. Jason Robertson has led Dallas with 16 goals, 32 assists, and 133 shots on goal. The projected starting goalie for Dallas is Jake Oettinger, who is 13-9-2 this season with a 2.97 goals against average and a .904 save percentage. 

Dallas Stars Team Facts

  • The Stars have won each of their last six games against the Red Wings.
  • The Stars have failed to cover the puck line in five of their last six games after coming off overtime.
  • The Stars have won the third period in each of their last four games against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • The ‘Over 2.5 Goals Period 3′ market has hit in each of the Stars’ last 12 games as favorites.

Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are 24-17-5 this season after they defeated Tampa Bay by a score of 2-1 in their last game. Detroit trailed 1-0 in the first period, but they scored the last two goals of the game and played great defense to get the win. The Red Wings out shot Tampa Bay by a total of 35-28 and went 0-2 on the power play in the game. Detroit lost to Carolina by a score of 4-2 in the game prior to Tampa Bay, but they did beat Florida, Toronto, and LA before that. The Red Wings are scoring 3.48 goals per game and they are allowing 3.28 goals against per game, while going 21.8% on the power play and 80.7% on the penalty kill. Dylan Larkin has led Detroit with 18 goals, 23 assists, and 136 shots on goal. The projected starting goalie for Detroit is Alex Lyon, who is 11-5-1 this year with a 2.47 goals against average and a .924 save percentage. 

Detroit Red Wings Team Facts

  • The Red Wings have lost each of their last six night games at Little Caesars Arena following a win.
  • The underdogs have covered the puck line in nine of the Red Wings’ last 10 games at Little Caesars Arena.
  • The Red Wings have lost the second period in each of their last five games against Central Division opponents.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 1′ market has hit in each of the Red Wings’ last nine home games against Central Division opponents.

Stars vs Red Wings Betting Prediction

Detroit comes into this game playing their best hockey of the season and they will be at home, where they are 12-7-4 so far this season. Dallas has lost two of their last three games, but they are 13-5-4 on the road. The Stars have been the better team when looking at the metrics, but the Red Wings are playing great right now. Detroit has won seven of their last nine games and they have allowed three goals or fewer in eight of their last nine. Take the Red Wings at home here. 

David Racey's Free Pick: Red Wings ML

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David started writing about sports in 2015, but sports has been his passion for as long as he can remember. David spends most of his free time watching pretty much anything sports related from Baseball to Tennis and everything in between. David likes to analyze statistics and recent results to form an unbiased opinion on whatever game he is breaking down. Follow David on Twitter at @itsyerboi41

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