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Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks 02/18/2022 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks 02-18-2022 Odds Picks and Predictions

Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks 02/18/2022 – The Dallas Stars delivered a statement on Tuesday night. After getting demolished at home by the Avalanche on Sunday, the Stars came back with a vengeance when both teams ran it back in Colorado two days later. Not only did they redeem themselves from a scoreless defeat, but Dallas gained confidence ahead of their visit to Chicago to face the Blackhawks on Friday night. The recent victory was so monumental that the Stars are pegged as clear favorites on the road based on the latest NHL Odds. The game will start at 08:30 Eastern Time. Fans can catch the game live on ESPN+ and NHL.TV. 

Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks 02/18/2022

When: Friday, February 18, 8:30 PM ET

Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks 02/18/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Dallas Stars -1.5 (+206)5.5 o (+103)+120
Chicago Blackhawks +1.5 (-263)5.5 u (-117)+180
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Dallas Stars

Two words. Joe Pavelski. After the embarrassing loss at home against the Avalanche, the veteran decided to take matters into his own hands as he led the Stars to the revenge win against the No. 1 team in the league. Pavelski delivered two goals and two assists for the win – his fourth game of at least four points to notch a single-season career high. The performance was crucial for Dallas, but more importantly, it was huge for Pavelski himself as the sensational showing took him out of a personal slump. Having witnessed how the veteran carried the load for the team, the rest of the Stars are inspired to emulate the discipline of the 37-year-old. Against the Blackhawks on Friday, Dallas is looking to follow up the impressive performance they had on Tuesday. Led by Pavelski, the Stars could be in for another huge victory. 

Players to watch: J. Pavelski C (G 21, A 31, PTS 52), J. Robertson LW (G 21, A 25, PTS 46), R. Hintz LW (G 21, A 20, PTS 41).

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks continue to struggle in establishing a consistent flow in their game. Since returning from the All-Star break, Chicago found itself alternating wins and losses. The trend has kept the Blackhawks from gaining traction as they remain at the second to the last spot in the Central Division with 43 points in 50 games. The team began its six-game home stand on Thursday, resulting in a 7-4 loss to the Blue Jackets. The struggles on the defensive end have been obvious for Chicago. If they want to avoid another home loss for the second straight game at the United Center, the Blackhawks will have to address the issues they have on defense. 

Players to watch: P. Kane RW (G 12, A 34, PTS 46), A. DeBrincat LW (G 28, A 12, PTS 40), S. Jones D (G 3, A 27, PTS 30).

Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Predictions

Trends

Stars

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas’ last 6 games.
Dallas are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
Dallas are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’ last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
Dallas are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.

Blackhawks

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games.
Chicago are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chicago’s last 7 games against Dallas.
Chicago are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 7 games when playing at home against Dallas.

Stars vs Blackhawks Betting Picks

The Stars just took down the best team in the NHL. On Friday night, another victim will fall into their hands. As predicted by the best betting sites for NHL, Dallas will serve the Blackhawks their second loss at home in as many nights. The victory will be decisive, marking another jaw-dropping performance from the Stars. 

Score Prediction: Stars 6, Blackhawks 2.