The Dallas Stars (23-20-4) take on the Winnipeg Jets (30-14-2) at the American Airlines Center on Saturday evening.
The Stars were last in action on Thursday evening, when they faced the Los Angeles Kings on home-ice. Before that, they suffered their third straight loss in going down 2-0 on home-ice to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday evening.
The Stars are currently only averaging 2.57 Goals per Game, which puts them down in 28th in the overall NHL standings. They are much better defensively however allowing just 2.64 Goals per Game though, which puts them 4th overall in the standings. On an individual basis, Jamie Benn has 18 goals for the Stars this season, while Tyler Seguin has registered 26 assists.
The Jets faced a difficult road trip to the Nashville Predators on Thursday evening, but they had won their three games prior to that, with the latest being a 4-1 win on home-ice against the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday evening.
The Jets are currently averaging 3.46 Goals per Game, which leaves them 6th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 2.78 Goals per Game, which also places them 6th overall. On an individual basis, Mark Scheifele has 25 goals for the Jets this season, while Blake Wheeler has contributed 51 assists so far.
In terms of making predictions for this game, the Jets are certainly the form team and have a more potent attack. They therefore have to be the NHL bet pick to win on the Money Line odds.
Pick: Money Line – Winnipeg Jets