NHL Preview: Dallas Stars vs. San Jose Sharks

by Dirty on March 25, 2010

The Dallas Stars and the San Jose Sharks will meet on the ice at HP Pavilion on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

Oddsmakers currently have the Sharks listed as 230-moneyline favorites versus the Stars, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.

Loui Eriksson scored the winner early in the third period, as the Stars tripped up the Predators 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Dallas won as +145 road underdogs, while the game played UNDER the 5.5-goal total listed by oddsmakers.

Rob Blake recorded three assists to lead the Sharks past the Wild 4-1 on Tuesday night.

San Jose cashed as -130 road favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 5.5-goal total posted by oddsmakers.

Team records:
Dallas: 32-27-14
San Jose: 44-19-10

Dallas most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-4-1
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 3-7
After a win are 2-8

San Jose most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-4-1
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas’s last 5 games when playing on the road against San Jose
Dallas is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas’s last 12 games
Dallas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose’s last 5 games when playing at home against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose’s last 6 games
San Jose is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Jose’s last 9 games at home

Next up:
Dallas at Los Angeles, Saturday, March 27
San Jose home to Vancouver, Saturday, March 27

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