Carolina Hurricanes at Dallas Stars - 2/11/21 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Dallas Stars (5-2-3) vs Carolina Hurricanes (7-3)
Game Info: Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 8:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
Betting Odds: Dallas Stars -102 / Carolina Hurricanes -118 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Carolina Hurricanes and the Dallas Stars meet in NHL action from the American Airlines Center on Thursday night.
The Carolina Hurricanes will look to bounce back from a 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets in their last matchup. Andrei Svechnikov leads the Hurricanes in scoring with 10 points coming on 6 goals and 4 assists while Vincent Trocheck has 9 points with 6 goals and 3 helpers. Jordan Staal and Sebastian Aho each have 9 points as well with both putting up 2 goals and 7 assists. Dougie Hamilton also has 7 assists as part of his 8 total points this year and Nino Niederreiter has 6 points with 5 goals this season. James Reimer continues to start in goal with Petr Mrazek sidelined with an injury, but Reimer also continues to thrive, going 5-1 with a 3.13 GAA this season.
The Dallas Stars will look to bounce back and snap a three-game losing streak after a 2-1 loss to Chicago last time out. Joe Pavelski leads the Stars in scoring with 15 points including a team-high 7 goals and 8 assists while Alex Radulov has 3 goals with 8 helpers for his 11 points and John Klingberg has 10 points with 8 assists of his own this season. Denis Gurianov has 9 points with 4 goals and 5 assists and Roope Hintz has 8 points with 3 goals and 5 helpers. Miro Heiskanen has 7 assists and Jamie Benn’s got 3 goals and 3 assists this season. Anton Khudobin’s expected back in goal here and is 3-2-1 with a shutout and a 2.51 GAA while his backuo, John Oettinger has a 2-2-1 record with a 2.19 GAA this season.
Carolina is 6-2 in their last 8 games overall and 7-3 in their last 10 games as a road favorite while the over is 4-1 in their last 5 games as a favorite. Dallas is 1-5 in their last 6 games overall and 2-6 in their last 8 games as an underdog while the under is 5-2 in their last 7 games as a home underdog. Carolina is 2-10 in the last 12 meetings between these two teams in Dallas.
It’s tempting to take the Stars and the plus money at home, but the issue is that the offense has fallen off big time for Dallas, and the results have shown as the Stars enter this one on a three-game losing streak. Carolina continues to thrive with all the hurdles in front of them and we’re getting a low line with the team in much better from so I’ll lay it and play it with Carolina on the road in this one.