Total Stars vs. The Wild opened with a 6.5 and is currently held at most sportsbooks. Will Smart Bet take place tonight at 8:00 PM ET from the Xcel Energy Center?
Chances of playing and betting
069 Dallas Stars (-140) at 070 Minnesota Wild (+116); o/u 6.5
8:00 PM ET, Monday, January 8, 2024
Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN
Stars vs. the Wild general betting information
As of writing this article, we General NHL betting page It shows that 58% of bets are on the Stars moneyline. However, this page is updated frequently, so be sure to click on the link provided to get the most up-to-date general betting information.
Robertson Mold Stars in the loss
Jason Robertson had one goal on six shots and one assist in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Predators. Robertson scored midway through the third period to cut the deficit to one, but the Stars couldn't come close.
The winger has been doing his part lately with five multi-point efforts in his last 12 games, a stretch in which he has five goals and 10 assists. Robertson has 13 goals, 38 points (12 on the power play), 111 shots on net and a plus-2 rating in 38 games. He should continue to average around a point per game while logging high minutes.
Zuccarello's wild activation from IR
Mats Zuccarlo (upper body) was activated from injured reserve on Friday. Zuccarlo was expected to miss at least a few more games, but now it looks like he'll be back in the lineup Saturday against Columbus. The 36-year-old has missed the last nine games and has not played since December 16. Zuccarlo has scored 6 goals and 28 points in 28 matches this season. He will return to the top six with a spot on the No. 1 power play unit.
The trends in the wild role are not in favor of the wild
Minnesota is 3-18 SU in their last 21 games when playing as an underdog.
Minnesota is 3-17 SU in their last 20 games playing as the underdog.
The total has gone over in 13 of Dallas' last 15 games.
The total has ended in 13 of Dallas' last 15 games this season.
Stars vs. Wild betting predictions
In Minnesota's last 10 games against Dallas, the score is 7-3. Under is also 9-2 in Wild's last 11 home games and 5-1 in Wild's last 6 vs. Western Conference opponents. Ander is also 7-3 in the Wild's last 10 games against a Central Division opponent and 4-1 in their last five games in the month of January.
Stars vs. Wild NHL Prediction: Under 6.5