Dallas Stars (3-1-0) at New Jersey Devils (3-0-0)
|Date & Time||Tuesday October 16, 2018, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: New Jersey Devils -120 / Dallas Stars +109 --- Over/Under: 6
The Dallas Stars visit the New Jersey Devils in a Tuesday NHL matchup.
The Dallas Stars are gunning for consecutive victories after downing the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Saturday. Anaheim took a 2-0 lead on first period goals from Jakob Silfverberg and Kiefer Sherwood while Adam Henrique tallied in the second for a 3-0 edge. Hampus Lindholm gave the Ducks two assists and John Gibson gave up four goals on 45 shots to get the loss.
The Dallas Stars offensive explosion erased a 3-0 deficit with Alexander Radulov, Connor Carrick, Jamie Benn, John Klingberg and Radek Faksa all lighting the lamp. Tyler Seguin logged two helpers to make a winner of Anton Khudobin and his 17 saves.
The New Jersey Devils have been quick out of the gate with three straight wins following a 3-2 decision against the visiting San Jose Sharks. San Jose received second period goals from Joe Pavelski and Timo Meier with Martin Jones giving up three goals on 36 shots to get the loss.
Kyle Palmieri led the Devils offense with a second period power play goal before evening the score just 37 seconds into the third. Jean-Sebastian Dea tallied the winner and Taylor Hall posted two assists to make a winner of Keith Kinkaid and his 37 stops that lifted New Jersey to 3-0.
Over is 6-0 in Stars last 6 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600 and over is 6-0 in Stars last 6 road games and Stars are 1-9 in their last 10 vs. Eastern Conference. Under is 3-0-1 in Devils last 4 vs. Central and over is 4-0 in Devils last 4 Tuesday games and Devils are 7-1 in their last 8 home games. Under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings in New Jersey and Stars are 3-9 in the last 12 meetings in New Jersey and home team is 16-6 in the last 22 meetings.
New Jersey has played well in this matchup and with their nice start in mind I’ll back them here…