Dallas Stars vs. Carolina Hurricanes - 2/11/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Carolina Hurricanes at Dallas Stars

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 8:30 PM (American Airlines Center)

DAL -125, O/U 5.5

The Carolina Hurricanes head to Dallas, TX on Tuesday for a game against the Stars in a matchup of teams from the Eastern and Western Conference.  In their last game, the Hurricanes defeated the Vegas Golden Knights by the score of 6-5 in a shootout.  Carolina received goals from Teuvo Teravainen, Sebastian Aho, Erik Haula, Haydn Fleury and Martin Necas on their way to the win.  Hurricanes goalie James Reimer recorded the win in net as he made saves on 33 of the 38 shots that he faced. 

After the win against Vegas, Carolina is now 32-20-3 on the year and are currently in 5th place in the Metropolitan Division.  Teuvo Teravainen leads Carolina in points with 54 so far this season.  Sebastian Aho leads the Hurricanes in goals with 30, with 6 coming while on the power play.  Teuvo Teravainen also leads Carolina in assists on the season with 42, with 16 coming while on the power play.  Goalie Petr Mrazek is currently 18-14-2 with 3 shutouts and a goals against average of 2.73.  Backup goalie James Reimer is 14-6-1 with 3 shutouts and a goals against average of 2.61.  The Hurricanes enter Tuesday’s game with 1 player listed on their injury report as Jordan Martinook is listed as day to day. 

The Dallas Stars welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to town on Tuesday after winning their last game against the St. Louis Blues by the score of 3-2 in overtime.  Dallas received 2 goals from Roope Hintz including the game winner in overtime to go along with a goal from Jamie Benn on their way to the victory.  Stars goalie Anton Khudobin got the start in net for Dallas and recorded the win, making saves on 23 of the 25 Blues’ shots on the night. 

With the win against St. Louis, the Stars are now 31-19-5 on the season which is good enough for Dallas to be in 3rd place in the Central Division. Tyler Seguin leads Dallas in points with 40 and assists with 29 on the year. Roope Hintz leads the Stars in goals with 17 on the season including 1 on the power play. Goalie Ben Bishop is currently 18-12-4 with 2 shutouts and a goals against average of 2.38.  Backup goalie Anton Khudobin is 13-7-1 with a goals against average of 2.32. The Stars come into Tuesday’s game with 2 players listed on their injury report as Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov are listed as day to day.

The Carolina Hurricanes have scored an average of 3.15 goals per game this season while allowing 2.74 goals per game.  The Dallas Stars have scored 2.63 goals per game on the year while allowing 2.54 goals per game.  Both teams are 3-2 in their last 5 games and the Hurricanes have won 2 games in a row.  The total has gone over in 5 of Carolina's last 5 games.  The total has gone under in 10 of Dallas' last 14 games at home.  Dallas is 9-2 in their last 11 games when playing at home against Carolina.  I am going with the Stars in this one.  Dallas wins 3-2. 

Travis’s Pick Dallas Stars -125(ML)

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.