Stars vs. Predators Prediction
Will the over cash this evening when the Predators host the Stars at 6:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Predators are now -165 money line favorites versus the Stars after opening with -160 odds. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 5.5 goals.
DALLAS KEY TRENDS: The Stars have not been a good bet of late, dropping four of their last five games overall. They're also 2-9 in their last 11 road games when playing an opponent with a winning home record and are winless at 0-5 in their last five games versus fellow Western Conference opponents. They're 0-7 in their last seven games after scoring five goals or more in their previous game as well.
NASHVILLE KEY TRENDS: The Predators are a perfect 5-0 in their last five conference games but are just 17-35 in their last 52 games when playing on no rest. They're also just 2-10 in their last 12 games when their opponent allows two goals or less in its previous game and are winless at 0-4 in their last four games coming off a home loss of three or more goals.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 5-2 in the Stars' last seven games overall, is 6-2 in their last eight conference games, and is 8-3 in their last 11 road games when playing an opponent with a winning home record. On the other side, the over is 7-2 in the Predators' last nine games overall, is 12-4-6 in their last 22 games following a home loss of three or more goals, and is 7-1-2 in their last 10 games played on Sunday.
SUNDAY NHL PREDICTION: STARS/PREDATORS OVER 5.5