Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Tuesday, Feb. 27

Nov 25, 2023; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) controls the puck in the second period against the Calgary Flames at Ball Arena.
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We have your Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Dallas Stars hit the road to face the Colorado Avalanche.

The Dallas Stars (35-16-9) are set to clash with the Colorado Avalanche (35-19-5) in a high-stakes showdown at Ball Arena. As both teams vie for supremacy in the Central Division, this matchup promises to be a battle of wills between two of the Western Conference’s top contenders.

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Odds Info

Moneyline: Dallas Stars +115 (BetMGM) / Colorado Avalanche -140 (BetMGM)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Dallas Stars -200 (BetMGM) / Colorado Avalanche +170 (DraftKings)

Total: 6.5 – -100 (PointsBet) / -120 (PointsBet)

Game Info

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27

Time: 09:30 PM

Location: Ball Arena – Denver, CO


Dallas Stars Betting Trends

  • This season, the Dallas Stars have hit 36 overs and 24 unders.
  • On the road this season, the Dallas Stars have hit 14 overs and 17 unders.
  • As the underdog this season, the Dallas Stars have hit 4 overs and 5 unders.

Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends

  • This season, the Colorado Avalanche have hit 36 overs and 23 unders.
  • At home this season, the Colorado Avalanche have hit 17 overs and 11 unders.
  • As the favorite this season, the Colorado Avalanche have hit 29 overs and 21 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Colorado Avalanche and the Dallas Stars have faced off six times, with the Avalanche emerging victorious in five of those encounters. These matchups have seen an even split in terms of venue advantage, with both the visiting and home teams securing three wins each. When it comes to betting statistics, Colorado has consistently outperformed expectations, covering the spread in five out of the six games, while Dallas has only managed to do so once. The over/under betting results have leaned towards high-scoring games, with the total score going over the set line four times and staying under on two occasions. The games have been characterized by a strong offensive showing from both sides, with the Avalanche displaying a particularly potent attack, as evidenced by their higher win percentage and ability to cover the spread more frequently. The goaltending stats reveal that both teams have had moments of resilience, with save percentages often hovering around the 0.900 mark, indicating competitive performances between the pipes.

The most recent game between the two teams took place on January 4, 2024, and was a tightly contested affair that saw the Colorado Avalanche edge out the Dallas Stars with a 5-4 victory in overtime. The Avalanche, who were the visitors, managed to overcome a closing moneyline of 103, indicating they were slight underdogs going into the game. Nathan MacKinnon played a pivotal role for Colorado, scoring twice including the game-winning goal in overtime, while Jonathan Drouin also contributed significantly with two goals of his own. The Stars had a strong showing from Tyler Seguin, who netted two goals, but it wasn’t enough to secure the win. The game was a high-scoring one, with the total score of 9 comfortably surpassing the closing over-under line of 6.5. This result continued the trend of the Avalanche’s dominance over the Stars in recent meetings and their ability to outperform betting expectations.

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Predictions

The Dallas Stars enter the game with a slight edge in the standings but face a challenging road test against the Avalanche, who have proven to be formidable opponents, especially on home ice. The Stars, despite experiencing a recent dip in form with a 1-4-0 record in their last five games, will look to their top scorer Jason Robertson and the veteran presence of Matt Duchene to reignite their offensive firepower. Defensively, they’ve been solid throughout the season, but will need to step up their game to stifle the Avalanche’s high-octane attack.

Colorado, on the other hand, has had its own struggles lately, with a 2-3-0 record in their last five outings. However, the Avalanche boast one of the league’s most dynamic players in Nathan MacKinnon, who leads the team in goals, assists, and points. His performance, along with contributions from Mikko Rantanen and the defensive prowess of Cale Makar, will be critical in determining the outcome of this contest. The Avalanche’s offense ranks among the best in the league, but they’ll be tested against the Stars’ tight-checking style and goaltending.

This game not only features a clash of two talented teams but also showcases a duel between star players. Robertson’s skillful play and scoring touch for the Stars will be countered by MacKinnon’s speed and playmaking ability for the Avalanche. The outcome may well hinge on which of these players can make the most impact, or if the supporting casts can rise to the occasion. With both teams looking to secure a crucial victory to bolster their playoff positioning, expect a fiercely competitive game filled with skill, speed, and strategic gameplay.

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Pick

The matchup between the Dallas Stars and the Colorado Avalanche presents a compelling case for a high-scoring affair, making the ‘Over’ a promising pick. Both teams have demonstrated strong offensive capabilities throughout the season, with the Avalanche in particular averaging 3.63 goals per game. The Stars, while recently struggling to find the back of the net, have the talent to break out of their slump, especially with players like Jason Robertson and Matt Duchene leading the charge. Historically, four out of the last six meetings between these two teams have gone over the total line, suggesting a tendency towards games where the offense shines on both sides.

Furthermore, the most recent encounter between the Stars and Avalanche resulted in a total score of 9, significantly exceeding the over-under line set for that game. With the current total line set at 6.5 and considering the offensive prowess of both teams’ top players, there is a strong likelihood that this game could follow a similar high-scoring pattern. Additionally, both teams are in a tight race within their division, which could lead to an aggressive offensive approach as they seek a crucial win. All signs point towards an action-packed game with plenty of scoring opportunities, making the ‘Over’ the more convincing pick for this matchup.

The Pick: Over 6.5 -120 (PointsBet)