The Anaheim Ducks (34-22-12) travel to AmericanAirlines Center on Friday to play against the Dallas Stars (37-24-6). The puck will drop at 8:30 p.m. Dallas has played at home 6 out of 7 of their last games at home. That will change as we head toward the regular betting season finale. The odds makers favorite Dallas Stars (-160) has a 4-4-2 record in his last 10 games. In the net for the Dallas Stars could be Kari Lehtonen who has a 11-7-1 record. Lehtonen has a .919 save percentage. Dallas is shooting to land in the top three of the Central Division or the one,two position in the wild card.
The Ducks will be in second place in the Pacific Division if they win against the Stars. Ryan Miller is expected to be in the net for Anaheim. Miller is 8-5-6 this odds makers season with a .925 save percentage. The vegas odds makers favorite in this matchup is the Dallas Stars at -1 1/2(+180) and the road dog Anaheim Ducks at +1 1/2(-220). The game total is listed at 5 1/2 (-135)u and 5 1/2 (+115)o for the over/under bettor.
The last time these teams met on the betting odds ice the Ducks were the victors in a 2-0 game. The Ducks had one power play goal on three opportunities. The Stars were 0 for 3 in power play chances. Ryan Miller had 41 saves that expert pick night. Ben Bishop was in net for the Stars and stopped 2 of 17 shots.