San Jose Sharks vs. Dallas Stars - 1/11/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Dallas Stars at San Jose Sharks

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:30 PM (Sap Center At San Jose)

DAL -125 O:U 5.5

TV: ESPN+

The Dallas Stars go to SAP at San Jose on Saturday in San Jose, California, to face off against the San Jose Sharks. The Dallas Stars are on a six-game winning streak and are playing some of the best hockey of any team in the NHL. The Stars have scored 20 goals in their last six games and have looked dominant throughout their last two weeks. 

The Dallas Stars are 26-14-4 on the season and are second in the Central Division, going up from fourth to second in their win streak. The Stars are led offensively by their star Center, Tyler Seguin, who has 34 points on the season so far. The Stars struggle on the offensive end, only ranking 24th in the NHL in goals, but have had the NHL's best defense, only allowing 103 goals this season.

The San Jose Sharks are coming off of a win over the Columbus Blue Jackets, snapping a 
two-game losing streak, falling to the Washington Capitals and the St. Louis Blues.

The San Jose Sharks are 20-22-4 on the season and are sixth in the Pacific Division. The Sharks have been terrible on defense this season, allowing the second-most goals in the NHL, allowing 3.28 goals per game and 151 goals overall.

Dallas is 24-20 ATS this season
Stars are 6-0 in their last six after allowing two goals or less in their previous game.
San Jose is 22-24 ATS this season
Sharks are 2-5 in their last seven after allowing two goals or less in their previous game.

The Dallas Stars and the San Jose Sharks have nearly the same offense, which doesn't produce a ton of goals. However, the innate difference between the two teams is that the Dallas Stars are an absolute Fortress of an elite defense, while the San Jose Sharks are one of the worst defenses in the NHL so far. I think because of that, and the fact that the Dallas Stars are playing some of the best hockey any team is playing over the last few weeks, the Dallas Stars will win this game easily. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Stars win 5-1.

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Joshua’s Pick Dallas -125

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