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St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars Game 3’s Hockey Betting Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars Betting Picks

We’ve got some great NHL hockey betting postseason action in store this Monday night. Although the St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars contest is the only one available, there’s no question it should fill all of your entertainment and sportsbook needs. Things are all tied up as we head into a decisive Game 3 to be held in Dallas. So which side should NHL betting fans take this evening?

St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars – Monday, April 29th     

When: 8:00 pm ET

Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas

TV: NBC

Stream: NBC Extra, NHL TV

NHL Hockey Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Blues +1½ (-290) 5 (EV) -103
Stars -1½ (+245) 5 (-120) -117
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St. Louis Blues          

The Blues were pretty dominant in their opening round of the playoffs. After all, they took care of business 4 games to two. However, they haven’t been as dominant in this series. Although they were able to take Game 1 at home 3-2, they suffered a disastrous outing in Game 2 losing at home 4-2. Now with the series all tied up, St. Louis has to bounce back on the road. If they fail to do so and let Dallas take the lead here, the Blues might not be able to bounce back.

After all, we saw what Dallas was able to do to top-seeded Nashville in their opening series once the Blues got some momentum going. All things considered, it’s up to the Blues offense to get this job done tonight. This is because the Blues’ offense ranked 15th in scoring while Dallas finished the season 28th in scoring.

Players to Watch: Alex Pietrangelo (0 G, 7 A, 7 PTS.), Jaden Schwartz (5 G, 1 A, 6 PTS.), and Colton Parayko (1 G, 4 A, 5 PTS.).

Dallas Stars   

Coming off a dominant road win, Dallas is confident they can take the lead at home tonight. And since Dallas is 7-3 in their last 10 meetings against the Blues, it stands to reason that they’ll come out on top tonight. However, to get this win tonight, Dallas will once again have to get past Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington. All in all Binnington has been great this postseason, turning away 74 of 80 goal attempts before the Blues recent loss to St. Louis. In that Game 2 loss, Binnington allowed just three goals off of 34 shots. Granted his defense could’ve been more helpful here, but that’s still a great performance. It appears that volume is the only way to get past this man so that must be Dallas’ game plan tonight.

Players to Watch: Jamie Benn (2 G, 6 A, 8 PTS.), John Klingberg (1 G, 6 A, 7 PTS.), and Roope Hintz (4 G, 3 A, 7 PTS.).

St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 13 of St. Louis’ last 20 games against an opponent in the Central division
  • St. Louis is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Dallas.
  • St. Louis has posted a 27-17 ATS record on the road this season
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 11 of Dallas’ last 14 games played on a Monday.
  • Dallas is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis.
  • Dallas has posted a 21-23 ATS record at home this season

St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars matchup? All things considered, this one is definitely a tossup. However, taking the Stars at home seems like the better pick. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 3-0 Dallas.