Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild 4-21-23 NHL Odds, Prediction and Analysis

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild 4/21/23 – Game 3 pits the Dallas Stars against the Minnesota Wild, tied at 1 win each. The Stars experienced their first loss in overtime but quickly came back with a dominating 7-3 win in Game 2 to even up their series. The Wild, however, lost Game 2 by an impressive margin but remain confident they can take control of this series with two home ice games remaining in this series. The NHL betting picks by the experts are in favor of the Minnesota Wild to prevail on home ice.

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild

Date & Time: Friday, April 21, 2023 at 9:30 PM ET

Location: Xcel Energy Center Saint Paul, MN


Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild 4/21/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: -105

Puckline: -1.5 (+240)

Total: 5.5 over (+104)


Moneyline: -105

Puckline: +1.5 (-285)

Total: 5.5 under (-115)

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild Analysis

Dallas Stars came away feeling satisfied from Game 2, beating Minnesota 7-3 and accruing 40 minutes in penalties during their success against this game. The Stars showed impressive offensive ability and it showed in their win. Notably, they took advantage of 6 power play opportunities and scored 3 times during that time, while 7 of their 31 shots on goal resulted in goals scored for them during the game. Dallas Stars opponents have attempted 242 power play attempts and scored 40 goals from those opportunities, with 2,452 shots being taken against them and an overall save percentage of 0.912. Dallas has taken 2,617 shots at even strength and posted a 10.7% shot percentage, allowing opponents to score 175 goals while scoring 217 themselves. Dallas skated onto the rink with 256 power play chances and converted 64 out of those opportunities into goals, for an accuracy rate of 25.00%. They have amassed 108 points this season and their points percentage stands at 0.659. Regarding their scoring power, the Dallas Stars have scored 281 goals this year while giving up 215.

In Game 2, the Minnesota Wild netted 3 goals out of 26 shots taken on goal and converted one power play opportunity out of five available opportunities. This season, the Minnesota Wild have scored 239 goals and amassed 103 points for an even strength point percentage of 0.628. They have allowed 219 goals against them by way of 173 even strength goals and 46 less-than-even strength goals scored during shorthanded situations. The Wild have amassed 185 goals at even strength and 54 on the power play over 252 chances, giving them a power play rate of 21.43%. Minnesota has attempted 2,535 shots and amassed a shot percentage of 9.43% while allowing their opponents 2,552. They boast a penalty kill rate of 82.03% on their opponent’s 256 power play chances and their save percentage sits at 91.4%.

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild Against the Spread

Dallas are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games. The total has gone OVER in 10 of Dallas’ last 12 games on the road. Dallas are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Minnesota. Dallas are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference. The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’ last 9 games played on a Friday.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games. Minnesota are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against Dallas. Minnesota are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games at home. Minnesota are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Dallas.

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wild Free Pick

This will be an exciting match between two evenly-matched teams. The Stars hope to build on their dominant performance from Game 2 while the Wild look to dominate at home and seize control. The Wild hope to rebound from a game in which they allowed seven goals by restricting Stars’ offensive prowess and stopping their scoring chances. According to NHL betting trends, the Wild will be winning this Game 3 with an outstanding performance on home ice.

Free Pick: Minnesota Wild +1.5 (-285)