The Dallas Stars (19-15-12) play the second game of a two-game set against the Detroit Red Wings (17-25-7) Saturday with a 7 p.m. ET puck drop at Little Caesars Arena. Below, we analyze the Stars-Red Wings odds and lines, with NHL picks and predictions.
The Stars were able to score three goals in Thursday’s game, which is the good news. The bad news is that they allowed seven.
It’s familiarity, as these teams were playing for the third consecutive game, and Detroit finally figured it out.
The Red Wings have won two of the past three games at home, and they have scored at least two goals in six of the past seven games, averaging 3.3 goals per game.
That’s not quite considered a high-octane offense, but they average just 2.2 goals per game overall to rank 30th, so they have been on fire by their standards lately.
Stars at Red Wings: Odds, spread and lines
- Money line: Stars -200 (bet $200 to win $100) | Red Wings +175 (bet $100 to win $175)
- Against the spread/ATS: Stars -1.5 (+120) | Reds Wings +1.5 (-145)
- Over/Under: 5.5 (O: +120 | U: -145)
Stars at Red Wings: Projected starting goalies
Jake Oettinger (9-6-6, 2.23 GAA, .916 SV%, 1 SO) vs. Thomas Greiss (6-15-7, 2.95 GAA, .904 SV%)
Khudobin was pulled after the first period of Thursday’s 7-3 blowout, giving way to Oettinger. The 22-year-old Oettinger made 10 saves on 13 shots in relief.
Greiss has been…