Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars Preview & PicksHockey returns to TNT on Wednesday night for a classic Central Division matchup. The division-leading Dallas Stars emerged from the All-Star break victorious in their first contest, snapping a three-game losing streak. All three losses came in overtime, helping Dallas maintain its cushion atop the standings. The Minnesota Wild suffered a heartbreaking defeat on Monday night, and they could be outshone by the Stars again tonight. Wild @ Stars Game Information Location: American Airlines Center | Dallas, TX Time: 8:30 pm ET | TV: TNT Although the Stars have just one win over their previous four outings, their analytics show they’ve been the superior squad. Dallas has out-chanced its opponents in high-danger chances across five straight, accumulating a 64.
0% rating. That will hurt the Wild’s chances, who have struggled to contain their opponents lately. The playoff hopefuls have given up ten or more quality chances in five of their last seven, with a rolling average of 11. 7. Worse, Minnesota has been out-chanced in all but two of those games, stacking the cards in the Stars’ favor. Wild @ Stars Odds on FanDuel Spread: Wild +1. 5 (-215) | Stars -1. 5 (+172) Moneyline: Wild +116 | Stars -140 Total: Over 5. 5 (-120) | Under 5. 5 (-104) Additionally, Minnesota has struggled to score over its recent schedule. The Wild have just four goals at five-on-five over their previous five matchups, highlighting their reliance on special teams scoring and causing their shooting percentage to nosedive.
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