Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wilds 2-17-23 Analysis, Best Picks and Odds

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wilds 2/17/23 – The Dallas Stars will travel to Minnesota to face the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Dallas holds a record of 31-14-11. Minnesota’s record is 28-21-5. This season, the two teams met three times. Dallas won two of those three matches. However, the best NHL betting tips for this game predict the Minnesota Wilds to win in this game.

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wilds 

Date & Time: Friday, February 17, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
Location: Xcel Energy Center

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wilds Betting Odds

Stars

Moneyline: -102

Puckline: +1.5 (-286)

Total: 5.5 over (-111)

Wilds

Moneyline: -122

Puckline: -1.5 (+221)

Total: 5.5 under (-111)

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wilds Analysis

Dallas Stars was the underdog in their last game. They lost 3-2 to the Boston Bruins in overtime. Joe Pavelski scored two goals and had an assist. Jason Robertson had an assist and scored a goal. Roope Hintz scored a goal. Jake Oettinger stopped 35 of 37 shots. Dallas’ offense has been struggling recently. In five of their last seven games, the Stars have scored two goals or less. They are 12th in goals per match and 16th in shots. Stars’ defense has been exceptional and their goaltending has been outstanding this season. They are second in goals against per match and 14th in shots against/per game.

Minnesota Wilds was a favorite in their last game, but they lost 3-2 to the Colorado Avalanche. Mats Zuccarello scored two goals. Joel Eriksson Ek and Kirill Kaprizov each scored goals. Marc-Andre Fleury was able to score three goals in 19 shots. Recently, the Wild have struggled on offense. In six of their last nine games, Minnesota had scored two goals or less. They are 24th in goals per match and 18th in shots. The Wild have been successful in both defense and goaltending this year. They are 12th in goals against per match and 10th for shots against per match.

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wilds Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Dallas’ last 9 games. Dallas are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games. Dallas are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Minnesota. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Dallas’ last 10 games on the road. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 8 games. Minnesota are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota’s last 10 games at home. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference. Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Dallas Stars vs Minnesota Wilds Free Pick

Dallas goaltending has been outstanding and the Wild have been very poor in offense. In six of their nine recent games, they scored no more than two goals but the Wild have been successful in both defense and goaltending this year and they have the recent NHL betting picks on their side to win.

Free Pick: Minnesota Wilds -1.5 (+221)