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(17-11-4-1) St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars (13-14-6-0)
Date: Tuesday, December 20th
Time: 8:30PM EST
Venue: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Blues -123
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Blues -1.5
NHL Betting Total: 5.5
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The Blues look to avoid 3 straight losses when they head in to Dallas, to take on the Stars on Tuesday night.
St. Louis Blues
The Blues are in the midst of one of their worst stretches of the season.
St. Louis enters play following a 3-2 home loss to Edmonton on Monday. The loss marked their 5th straight loss against the Western Conference and have dropped 4 straight against the Central Division.
Vladimir Tarasenko continues to be one of the most productive Blues this season and continued that by finding the back of the net on Monday.
Tarasenko’s tally was his 16th goal of the season and his 3rd in 5 games.
Jake Allen will get the start after taking Monday off, as he looks to improve on his 15-7-3 record this season. Allen sits with a GAA of 2.60.
The Dallas Stars are putting a lot of emphasis on this 5 game homestand that begins with the Blues on Tuesday.
Dallas enters play winners in 2 of their last 3 games, which includes an impressive 3-1 win over Philadelphia that put an end to the Flyers 10 game winning streak.
The Stars continue to be one of those teams that is getting production from a lot of different players. Every night it seems as if somebody new is stepping up for this team.
Antti Niemi will make his 4th straight start on Tuesday night, as he has been one of the best home goalies in the NHL.
Niemi enters play with a record of 7-2-1, while boasting a 1.81 GAA.
Defensively, Dallas will have to control Tarasenko. He has been a pain for the Stars, tallying 9 goals and 14 points in 16 career meetings.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Blues are 8-2 in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest.
- Blues are 16-5 in their last 21 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation.
- Blues are 15-6 in their last 21 Tuesday games.
- Stars are 20-8 in their last 28 games playing on 2 days rest.
- Stars are 5-2 in their last 7 home games.
- Stars are 215-99-25 in their last 339 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400
Free St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars NHL Hockey Prediction:
The St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars always play to entertaining games when the two sides meet.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Over 5.5
Expect a lot of goals here in this one, as the pace of play will certainly be up here.
NHL Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 5- Dallas 3
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