Stars vs. Avalanche Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Stars as –114 money line favorites over the Avalanche (+105), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Dallas enters the game with an 11-6-0 record and a 5-4 road record while Colorado is 8-10-1 overall and 2-6-0 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as +110 money line underdogs but has been bet down since then. Depending on what book you use, Colorado is sitting anywhere between +105 to –105. The over/under total hasn’t budged since opening at 5.5 goals.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 3,100-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 55% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Avalanche. 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 Colorado. This is a revenge spot for the Avalanche, who start a season-high eight-game homestand tonight. The Stars beat the Aves 7-6 in overtime in Dallas on November 4, so look for Colorado to return the favor tonight as Dallas fails to generate much offense. According to latest NHL trends, the home team is 13-5 in the last 18 meetings between these two teams while the Stars are just 2-6 in the last eight meetings.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: COLORADO AVALANCHE +105