Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche - 12/28/19 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction
Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM (American Airlines Center)
Dallas Stars -1.0 (+172)
The Colorado Avalanche go to Dallas, Texas to take on the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on Saturday. The Avalanche have back to back games, playing the Minnesota Wild on Friday before taking on the Stars on Saturday. The Colorado Avalanche are coming off of a massive victory over the Las Vegas Golden Knights, defeating the Golden Knights 7-3, giving them their second win in five games.
The Colorado Avalanche are second in the Central Division. A big reason why they are so good is that they outscore every team. Colorado Avalanche averages the most goals per game, which is 3.62 goals per game. Colorado is, of course, lead in goals, points, and assists by superstar Nathan MacKinnon, who has been on an absolute tear of the season.
The Dallas Stars are on a two-game losing streak, being crushed in both games, which will be concerning for the Stars. The Stars lost to the New Jersey Devils 5-1, after coming off a massive loss to the Florida Panthers 7-3.
The Dallas Stars are 20-14-4 on the season and are fourth in the Central Division. The Stars are led offensively by their star Center, Tyler Seguin, who has 30 points on the season so far. The Stars struggle on the offensive end but have done well defensively.
Colorado is 23-14 ATS this season
Avalanche are 6-1 in their last seven road games.
Dallas is 20-18 ATS this season
Stars are 10-4 in their last 14 home games.
The Colorado Avalanche is the better team, and Dallas has not only lost two straight games, but they have lost both by a large margin. The only way that Dallas can win this one is if they can find their elite defense again and limit Colorado’s elite offense. Colorado does struggle against Dallas, as the Avalanche are 2-7 in the last nine meetings in Dallas. However, I think Colorado that Colorado’s offense will be too much for Dallas and Avalanche steal a win. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Avalanche wins 5-2.