|NHL Stars vs. Islanders Picks & Predictions for January 6, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Monday, 06 January 2014 15:30|
Stars vs. Islanders Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Stars are -106 money line favorites versus the Islanders, who are -102 on the ML. Dallas enters play with a 20-14-7 overall record and is 11-8-2 on the road, while New York is 14-22-7 overall and 6-9-7 at home. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Stars opened as +106 money line underdogs but the line has flipped and now Dallas is -106, while the Islanders’ odds have dropped from -115 down to -102. As for the total, it opened at 5.5 and that’s where the number currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 74% 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 Dallas. According to latest NHL trends, the Stars are 4-0 in their last four road games versus the Islanders and 5-1 in their last six games versus New York overall, while the road team is 6-1 in the last seven meetings between these two teams. The Stars are also 11-4 in their last 15 games after allowing five goals or more in their previous game, 4-1 in their last five games following a loss of three or more games and 4-0 in their last four games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game. As for the Islanders, they’re 1-9 in their last 10 home games, 3-0 in their last 12 Monday games and 3-7 in their last 10 games versus Western Conference foes.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: DALLAS STARS -106