Stars vs. Sharks Prediction
Will the Dallas Stars pull off the upset tonight as a home underdog versus the San Jose Sharks at 8:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Stars are now +130 on the money line against the Sharks after opening with +118 money line odds. As for the total, the number currently sits at 5.5 goals.
SAN JOSE KEY TRENDS: The Sharks are 7-2 in their last nine games versus a team with a losing record, are 19-7 in their last 26 games played on Friday and are 45-21 in their last 66 games when playing on two full days of rest. But they've struggled recently, which you can read more in our predictions paragraph below.
DALLAS KEY TRENDS: The Stars are just 11-27 in their last 38 games when their opponent scores two goals or less in its previous game, are 2-5 in their last seven games overall and are 19-49 in their last 68 games when playing on no rest. They're also just 3-12 in their last 15 conference games.
OUR PREDICTION: As previously mentioned, San Jose has not been a good bet of late. The Sharks are 0-4 in their last four games overall, are 1-4 in their last five games versus Central opponents, and are 1-4 in their last five games when their opponent scores two goals or less in its previous game. Dallas is also struggling, but the home team is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and the Sharks have struggled in Dallas, winning just twice in their last five games to the Lone Star State.
FRIDAY NHL PREDICTION: DALLAS STARS +130