Stars vs. Blues Prediction

Stars vs. Blues, 12/17/21 NHL Betting Predictions

The Blues handed the Stars a loss earlier this week, but Dallas will have an opportunity to exact some revenge when it visits Enterprise Center on Friday night at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will tonight’s matchup also turn low-scoring for bettors?

Game Snapshot

073 Dallas Stars (-115) at 047 St. Louis Blues (-105); o/u 5.5

8:00 p.m. ET, Friday, December 17, 2021

Enterprise Center, St. Louis, MO

TV: ESPN+/Hulu

Dallas Stars DFS Spin

Braden Holtby will be in the crease on Friday against the St. Louis Blues. Holtby will get the first half of a back-to-back situation for the Stars. He is coming off a 2-1 loss to San Jose last Saturday when he stopped 23 shots. In 14 games played, Holtby has a 5-6-1 record with a 2.39 GAA and .923 SV%.

St. Louis Blues DFS Spin

Klim Kostin (upper body) took part in Friday's practice. Kostin is eligible to be removed from LTIR on Sunday. He participated in all the drills on Friday and appears to be getting closer to a potential return to the lineup.

Stars vs. Blues NHL Prediction

The under is 8-2-1 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams and is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams at Enterprise Center. The under is also 10-1 in the Stars’ last 11 games overall, is 5-0 in their last five games against the Central Division and is 34-16-1 in their last 51 games following a loss of three or more goals. On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Blues’ last four games versus the Central, is 6-1 in their last seven games against Western Conference opponents and is 6-2-1 in their last nine games when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous contest.

NHL BETTING PREDICTION: STARS/BLUES UNDER 5.5

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