Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars 2-14-23 NHL Prediction, Odds and Tips

Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars 2/14/23 – The NHL’s top two teams will clash on Tuesday night when the Eastern Conference leading Bruins travel to Dallas to face the Western Conference leading Stars. Boston is currently in its worst part of the season, but leads the NHL with 83 points. Meanwhile, the Stars come in with the most points in the west with 70. However, the Boston Bruins are predicted to win this game as per the latest NHL betting lines.

Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 8:30 PM ET

Location: American Airlines Center

Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars Betting Odds

Bruins

Moneyline: -123

Puckline: -1.5 (+200)

Total: 7.5 over (+275)

Stars

Moneyline: +100

Puckline: +1.5 (-240)

Total: 7.5 under (-350)

Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars Analysis

The Boston Bruins travel to Texas in an attempt to overcome the team’s first difficult stretch of 2022-23. After six consecutive wins, the Bruins are now 1-3-1 in their last five games. After a week off, the Bruins looked tired in their 2-1 loss against the Capitals. This was only their second regulation home loss this season. Nick Foligno scored the Bruins’ only goal in the second period. The Bruins were 0-for-4 in the power play, and now are 0-for-17 in 17 of their last 17. In Dallas, the Bruins will need more offense, especially on the power play. Boston currently ranks second in goals per match and fifth in shooting percentage. The Bruins remain first in goals against the average on the defensive side. After recent struggles, they are currently first in the league for penalty kills. However, they have fallen to sixth on power play.

With this matchup against Boston, the Dallas Stars will be able to demonstrate their strength against the NHL’s big boys. Dallas is ranked first in the Western Conference with a record of 5-2-3 in their last ten games. The Stars suffered their sixth loss at home this season, a 3-1 defeat to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. The Lightning were outplayed by Dallas in the first two periods, despite the Lightning scoring 1-1 at the end of the third period. Jamie Benn’s 21st goals were part of a 24-16 shot advantage for the Stars during two periods. Unfortunately, things changed dramatically in the third period. The Lightning outshot Stars 16-5 in 20 minutes. They also managed to slip two past Stars goalie Scott Wedgewood who made 28 saves. Dallas has been a top-notch defensive player this season. He will attempt to slow down the Bruins, who have the league’s second highest goals against average. They also boast the NHL’s third-best penalty killing unit. They rank 12th in overall goals per game and are not among the top 10. They also have the league’s ninth-ranked power play unit. They are currently 15-6-6 at home.

Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games. Boston are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games. Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Dallas. Boston are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games on the road. Boston are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Dallas.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Dallas’ last 8 games. Dallas are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Dallas’ last 10 games against Boston. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ last 5 games at home. Dallas are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Boston.

Boston Bruins vs Dallas Stars Free Pick

After a long break, the Bruins looked tired and a little flat in their first game.However, they will defend the game and keep it tight. Boston will win and should pull off a close victory. The best NHL betting tips are predicting the Dallas Stars to drop this game.

Free Pick: Boston Bruins -1.5 (+200)