Dallas Stars vs Edmonton Oilers Match Preview & Betting Odds 2018/19
December 03, 2018
The Stars last game was on Saturday afternoon when they rallied from a goal down to secure a 2-1 win on the road at the Vancouver Canucks. Having been a goal down until midway through the 3rd Period, late goals from Jamie Benn and Alexander Radulov enabled the Stars to claim the win.
At present, the Stars are averaging 2.74 Goals per Game, leaving them down in 24th position in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are far more impressive, allowing just 2.63 Goals per Game to leave them 4th in the NHL overall. On an individual basis, Benn is their leading scorer this season with 11 goals, while Tyler Seguin has contributed 18 assists to date.
The Oilers have won three consecutive games on home-ice coming into this game, with their latest result being a 2-1 win against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night. Goals from Connor McDavid and Ryan Spooner proved decisive for the Oilers.
Like their opponents, the Oilers have also struggled for goals this season, having averaged just 2.69 Goals per Game, which leaves them tied 26th in the overall NHL rankings overall. Defensively, they have allowed 3.04 Goals per Game, leaving them 16th overall. On an individual basis, McDavid has scored 14 goals and has recorded 21 assists.
This is not the easiest game in terms of betting predictions, but the Stars are the tips on the Money Line odds given a home-ice advantage.
Pick: Match Result – Dallas Stars @ -135 (bet365)
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