|NHL Red Wings vs. Stars Picks & Predictions for January 4, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 04 January 2014 16:00|
Red Wings vs. Stars Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Stars are -137 money line favorites over the Red Wings, who are +126 on the ML. Detroit enters play with an 18-14-10 record overall and is 12-4-3 on the road, while Dallas is 20-13-7 overall and 9-5-5 at home. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Stars opened as -140 moneyline favorites but their line has dropped to -137, while the Red Wings' odds opened at +129 and have dropped to +126. The total is also sitting at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 59% of bettors favor the Stars. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Detroit. According to latest NHL trends, the Red Wings are 4-0 in their last four games in Dallas and 6-2 in their last eight games versus the Stars, while the road team is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams. The Stars are also 2-6 in their last eight Saturday games and 1-4 in their last five home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: DETROIT RED WINGS +126