The Dallas Stars (45-21-4) and St. Louis Blues (38-36-7) will go head-to-head in this game. The Stars are in the midst of a strong campaign, while the Blues have endured their ups and downs. Nevertheless, St. Louis will have a decent chance of upsetting the odds at home.
The Stars enter play having won four games in a row. They are rolling right now and will try to keep things going in St. Louis.
The Blues, on the other hand, have dropped three of their past five games overall leading into this contest. St. Louis is certainly in for quite a challenge in this game.
This game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM EST on Wednesday, April 12th, at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO. Let’s take a look at the Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues odds and analysis for this NHL matchup.
Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues Facts & Trends
- The Dallas Stars are 42-38 against the spread this season.
- The Stars are 24-16 against the spread when playing on the road.
- Dallas has a 35-44-1 over/under record so far this season.
- They are 24-11 overall when playing on the road.
- The St. Louis Blues are 38-42 against the spread this year.
- The Blues are 18-22 against the spread when playing at home.
- St. Louis has a 48-29-3 over/under record so far during the 2022-23 campaign.
- They are 18-16 overall when playing at home.
The Stars hold the spread advantage. From an overall spread standpoint, there isn’t a large difference. However, Dallas’ ability to cover the spread on the road bodes well for their odds.
The Blues’ home performance, meanwhile, has been less than superb. Sure, they hold a record of over .500 overall at home, but their home Against the spread record is just 18-22.
In other words, covering the spread isn’t going to come easy as an underdog for the Blues despite holding the home advantage.
Let’s take a closer look at this game.
Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues Matchup Information
This game is scheduled for 7:30 PM EST.
The Stars are the favorites heading into the game. St. Louis is a fairly tempting home underdog pick on the spread. After all, despite their inconsistency, the Blues are capable of keeping the score close.
Here’s a look at the complete NHL odds for Wednesday night.
Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues Odds
Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues Betting Previews
Betting on Dallas Stars
The Dallas Stars are red hot right now. They are playing an impressive brand of hockey at the moment, which has been highlighted by a strong effort on the defensive end. Dallas has allowed just one goal in each of their past four games, all of which were victories.
The Stars also lead the season series with the Blues, having last defeated St. Louis 4-1 in November.
For the season NHL standings, the Stars rank seventh in points per game, fourth in goals against, 13th in assists, sixth in power play percentage, and seventh in shooting percentage.
Jason Robertson leads the Stars with 46 goals scored. He’s also the team leader in assists, with a mark of 60. Goalie Jake Oettinger has recorded 36 wins, a .918 save percentage, and a 2.41 GAA.
The Stars feature a balanced attack that has led to success throughout the year. Dallas comes into this contest in a great position; however, the Blues could give them some trouble in St. Louis.
Betting on St. Louis Blues
The St. Louis Blues were most recently defeated by Minnesota 5-3. They had previously defeated the Rangers and Flyers in back-to-back games, though.
The Blues, as mentioned earlier, have dealt with inconsistency during the 2022-23 campaign. St. Louis has had moments where they look like one of the better teams in the league but then come crashing down right after.
Predicting their results can be difficult to do as a result. It is tough to tell what version of the Blues fans will see on a game-to-game basis.
Overall, St. Louis is 15th in goals for, 27th in goals against, 15th in assists, 23rd in power play percentage, and third in shooting percentage.
Jordan Kyrou leads the Blues with 37 goals. Robert Thomas leads the team with 46 assists. Goalie Jordan Binnington hasn’t had the best season, recording 27 wins, a .892 save percentage, and a 3.35 GAA.
Defense has been a problem for the Blues. They will need to keep the Stars in check in order to upset the odds on Wednesday.
- For the Stars, Mason Marchment is the only player listed on the NHL injury report.
St. Louis Blues
- Marco Scandella is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
- Thomas Greiss is dealing with a lower-body injury.
- Robert Bortuzzo is dealing with an upper-body injury.
Top Sportsbooks Odds
- Betonline: Dallas Stars -1.5
- Bovada: Dallas Stars -1.5
- MyBookie: Dallas Stars -1.5
- BetUS: Dallas Stars -1.5
- BetNow: Dallas Stars -1.5
The Stars are favored on the road, but should you place your bets on them?
Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues Picks & Predictions
The Stars should be able to win the game while covering the spread. Home underdogs are always a tempting selection, but there’s nothing to suggest that Dallas won’t win this game in a convincing fashion.
Take the Dallas Stars -1.5 as your Wednesday night NHL betting selection.