Wild vs. Stars Friday Prediction
The total for Friday night’s matchup between the Wild and Stars has climbed from 5 goals to 5.5. Should bettors follow that line movement and take the over?
061 Minnesota Wild (+175) at 062 Dallas Stars (-200); o/u 5.5
8:30 p.m. ET, Friday, February 7, 2020
American Airlines Center
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Public Betting Information
Our NHL Public Betting Information page shows that 78% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Stars to win on the money line.
Minnesota Wild Fantasy Spin
Alex Stalock made 24 saves in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Stalock allowed two goals on 26 shots and finished the night with a .923 save percentage. This win brings his season record up to 13-8-3. Additionally, he has now won four of his last five games. Stalock has a .905 save percentage and a 2.85 GAA in 27 outings so far this season. Stalock also has started two more games than Devan Dubnyk so far this year.
Dallas Stars Fantasy Spin
Ben Bishop allowed four goals on 41 shots in Tuesday's 4-3 road loss against the New York Islanders. Bishop drops to 18-11-4 with a 2.36 goals-against average and .925 save percentage across his 36 appearances this season. Despite the loss he remains a strong fantasy option in most pools. The Stars will look to get back on track back on home ice Friday night against the Minnesota Wild.
The Wild are 4-0 in their last four games versus Central Division opponents and are 5-2 in their last seven games overall.
The Stars are 5-1 in their last six games versus Central Division opponents and have won 14 of their last 20 games at home.
The under is 5-2-2 in the last nine meetings overall and is 4-1 in their last five games in Dallas. The under is also 17-5 in the Wild’s last 22 games in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation and is 3-1-1 in their last five games versus Western Conference. On the other side, the under is 12-5-3 in the Stars’ last 20 games versus Central Division opponents, is 34-15-4 in their last 53 home games and is 33-16-3 in their last 52 games as a home favorite.
Friday NHL Prediction: Wild/Stars UNDER 5.5