Canucks Host Stars After Kuzmenko's 2-Goal Game: NHL Picks

Canucks Host Stars After Kuzmenko's 2-Goal Game: NHL Picks

The Dallas Stars travel to Vancouver to take on the Canucks in a Tuesday night matchup. The Canucks are coming off a 5-2 win against the Ottawa Senators, in which Andrei Kuzmenko scored two goals. The Stars, meanwhile, have gone 7-2-1 in their last 10 games and have a record of 36-17-13 on the season. In this article, we'll analyze both teams, look at the latest NHL picks for today's game, and provide a prediction and pick.

Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars have been in good form recently, going 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. They have a record of 36-17-13 on the season and are first in the Central Division. Jason Robertson has been their standout player this season, with 38 goals and 45 assists. Jamie Benn has also been in good form, with six goals and 10 assists in his last 10 games. The Stars have a 31-7-5 record in games they score at least three goals, which bodes well for them in this matchup.

Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks are coming off a 5-2 win against the Ottawa Senators, in which Andrei Kuzmenko scored two goals. They have a record of 28-32-5 on the season and are sixth in the Pacific Division. Jonathan Tanner Miller has been their standout player this season, with 24 goals and 36 assists. Kuzmenko has also been in good form, with nine goals and three assists in his last 10 games.

Betting Trends:

The Stars are favored to win this matchup, with odds of -137. The Canucks have odds of +115. The over/under for the game is 6. In terms of NHL picks over under trends, the over has hit in six of the last 10 games between these two teams. The Stars are 20-8-5 in road games this season, which is the second-best record in the league.

Public Betting Data:

According to NHL picks consensus data, 64% of public bets are on the Stars to win this matchup. As for NHL picks and parlays, most experts are also predicting a win for the Stars.

Injuries:

The Canucks have a number of players out due to injury, including Ethan Bear, Filip Hronek, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Ilya Mikheyev, Tanner Pearson, Travis Dermott, and Tucker Poolman. The Stars are without Tyler Seguin and Luke Glendening, while Scott Wedgewood is day-to-day.

Prediction:

Based on our analysis of both teams, we're predicting a win for the Dallas Stars. They have been in better form recently, have a better record overall, and have a stronger offense. Our NHL pick for this matchup is the Dallas Stars (-127).

Pick - Dallas Stars (-127)

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