Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Thursday, Mar. 28

Nov 16, 2023; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Vancouver Canucks defenseman Filip Hronek (17) controls the puck against the Calgary Flames during the first period at Scotiabank Saddledome
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We have your Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Dallas Stars hit the road to face the Vancouver Canucks.

The Dallas Stars (45-19-9) are set to face off against the Vancouver Canucks (45-19-8) in a high-stakes battle at Rogers Arena. With both teams neck-and-neck in the standings, this matchup could be a preview of a deep playoff run.

Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks Odds Info

Moneyline: Dallas Stars -108 (BetRivers) / Vancouver Canucks -104 (FanDuel)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Dallas Stars -275 (BetRivers) / Vancouver Canucks +215 (BetRivers)

Total: 6.0 – -108 (DraftKings) / -104 (BetRivers)

Game Info

Date: Thursday, Mar. 28

Time: 09:00 PM

Location: Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC


Dallas Stars Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Dallas Stars have 23 wins and 14 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Dallas Stars have 42 wins and 21 losses.
  • This season, the Dallas Stars have hit 42 overs and 31 unders.

Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Vancouver Canucks have 24 wins and 12 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Vancouver Canucks have 16 wins and 8 losses.
  • This season, the Vancouver Canucks have hit 39 overs and 33 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Vancouver Canucks and Dallas Stars have faced off five times, with the Canucks coming out on top in four of those encounters. The games, which span from February 2023 to December 2023, have seen a fairly even distribution of victories between the home and visiting teams, with the home side winning three times and the visitors twice. When it comes to betting statistics, the Canucks have consistently outperformed expectations, beating the spread in all five games, while the Stars have not managed to cover the spread in any of the matchups. In terms of the over/under betting line, the total score has exceeded the projected point total three times (“Over”) and fallen short twice (“Under”). Key statistics from these games reveal that the Canucks have demonstrated a strong defensive performance, particularly in the game on November 4, 2023, where they shut out the Stars with a 2-0 victory, and goaltender Thatcher Demko achieved a save percentage of 1.000. The Stars, on the other hand, have shown resilience in their scoring, with a notable 36 shots on goal in their overtime win on December 21, 2023.

The most recent game between the two teams took place on December 21, 2023, and ended with a 4-3 overtime victory for the Dallas Stars. This game was a tightly contested affair, with the score tied at the end of each period and eventually being decided in overtime. The Stars, who were the favorites with a closing moneyline of -144, managed to secure the win at home despite the Canucks’ strong showing. The game saw a high number of shots from both teams, with the Stars taking 36 shots on goal compared to the Canucks’ 20. The final score spread was -1, indicating a close match, and the total score of 7 meant that the game ended with an “Over” result against a closing over-under of 6.5. The Canucks’ goaltender Thatcher Demko made an impressive 32 saves, but it was the Stars’ Matt Duchene who scored the decisive goal in overtime, assisted by Thomas Harley and Wyatt Johnston.

Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks Predictions

The Dallas Stars are riding a wave of success, coming into the game on a five-game winning streak that has propelled them to the top of their conference. With standout performances from players like Wyatt Johnston and Jason Robertson, who leads the team with 74 points, the Stars have been a force to reckon with both offensively and defensively. Their ability to maintain puck possession and convert on scoring opportunities will be crucial against a Canucks team that has shown similar prowess throughout the season.

On the other side, the Vancouver Canucks are looking to bounce back from a recent loss and continue their strong season performance. Led by J.T. Miller’s 91 points and Brock Boeser’s 37 goals, the Canucks have been formidable in the offensive zone. However, their recent games have seen a trend of staying under the total line, indicating a potential shift towards tighter, more defensive gameplay. As they prepare to host the Stars, the Canucks will rely on their top performers and the home crowd’s energy to gain an edge.

This game is not just about the offensive talents; it’s a showcase of defensive capabilities as well. Both teams have been efficient at limiting their opponents’ scoring chances, which sets the stage for an intense and strategic game. Key player matchups, like the battle between the Stars’ top scorers and the Canucks’ defensive unit led by Quinn Hughes, will be pivotal in determining the outcome. As the regular season winds down, this game could very well be a determinant of playoff positioning, adding an extra layer of intensity to the competition.

Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks Pick

The Dallas Stars enter this matchup with a five-game winning streak and the top spot in their conference, showcasing their ability to perform under pressure. With the team’s leading scorer Jason Robertson and the emerging talent of Wyatt Johnston, the Stars have the offensive depth to challenge the Canucks’ defense. Additionally, the Stars have managed to cover the spread in their recent games, indicating their ability to outperform expectations. Despite the Canucks’ strong record against the Stars in previous seasons, Dallas’ current form and the high stakes of playoff positioning give them the edge in this encounter.

Historically, the Canucks have had the upper hand in head-to-head matchups, but the Stars’ recent performance suggests a shift in momentum. The last game between these two teams ended in a 4-3 overtime victory for the Stars, demonstrating their resilience and ability to win close games. With the Canucks trending towards staying under the total line and the Stars’ ability to maintain puck possession, Dallas is well-positioned to capitalize on Vancouver’s recent loss and secure a victory on the road. Therefore, the Dallas Stars moneyline bet is the right pick for this game, considering the odds, recent trends, and the potential for a different outcome than past matchups.

The Pick: Dallas Stars -108 (BetRivers)

Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Dallas Stars

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Jamie Benn Points 0.5 9/10 +100 -130 1.6 1.20
Logan Stankoven Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -190 +145 2.4 2.35
Jason Robertson Points 0.5 8/10 -160 +124 1.4 1.60
Wyatt Johnston Points 0.5 7/10 -105 -125 1.4 1.20
Jason Robertson Assists 0.5 7/10 +130 -166 0.9 0.93

Vancouver Canucks

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Quinn Hughes Assists 0.5 7/10 -180 +140 1.0 0.95
Quinn Hughes Points 0.5 8/10 -220 +170 1.1 1.05
J.T. Miller Points 0.5 7/10 -220 +170 0.9 0.84