Sharks vs. Stars Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Sharks as –108 money line favorites over the Stars, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5 goals. Dallas enters play with a 42-32-5 record and is 22-14-3 at home this year, while San Jose is 40-29-10 overall and 15-17-7 on the road.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Sharks opened as –115 money line favorites and has moved at -108.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 52% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Stars. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Dallas. According to latest NHL trends, the Sharks are 3-8 in their last 11 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game, 3-8 in their last 11 games following a win, 8-22 in their last 30 road games, 4-12 in their last 16 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and are 2-7 in their last 9 vs. Pacific. The home team is 4-0 L4 in this series, 4-0 in their last 4 Tuesday games and 11-2 in their last 13 games following a loss of 3 or more goals. Dallas is just one point behind San Jose for the last playoff spot in the West and two points behind Phoenix for seventh place. The Stars have won just one of their last four games but all four were on the road. Dallas struggles on the road, just like San Jose, but they get energized at home. Before the Dallas win, San Jose had lost two straight on the road and scored just one goal in both games. Dallas has to win this game or else they probably won't make the playoffs.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: DALLAS STARS +100