Monday's NHL Prediction
Dallas looks to maintain its lead in the Pacific Division when the Stars hit the road to face the struggling Carolina Hurricanes on Monday.
Dallas is 13-8-1 on the season and tied with Phoenix for the division lead. The Stars have scored 64 goals and allowed 61. Dallas is 5-5-0 on the road and winners of five of their last 10.
Carolina is 10-10-3 on the year as the Hurricanes have scored 70 goals and allowed 74. Carolina is 5-4-1 at home and won just four of their last 10 games.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Dallas betting odds of +109 for the game while the Hurricanes have a betting line of -118. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Dallas Stars vs. Carolina Hurricanes, 7:30PM ET (View Matchup)
Dallas has won five of the last seven games against Carolina while the Stars are 4-1 in their last five games against the Eastern Conference. Carolina is just 2-8 in their last 10 games following an OT game on the previous day.
NHL FREE PICK: DALLAS STARS +109