St. Louis visits Dallas after Saad’s 2-goal game
St. Louis Blues (9-5-2, second in the Central) vs. Dallas Stars (6-7-2, sixth in the Central)
Dallas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Stars -126, Blues +106; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis visits the Dallas Stars after Brandon Saad scored two goals in the Blues’ 4-1 win over the Sharks.
The Stars are 2-3-2 in Western Conference games. Dallas has scored 11 power-play goals, converting on 26.8% of chances.
The Blues are 4-2-1 against the rest of their division. St. Louis ranks 11th in the Western Conference with 34.2 shots per game and is averaging 3.4 goals.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jani Hakanpaa leads the Stars with a plus-two in 14 games this season. Tyler Seguin has four goals over the last 10 games for Dallas.
Jordan Kyrou has 18 total points while scoring eight goals and totaling 10 assists for the Blues. Robert Thomas has 10 points over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 3-5-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .876 save percentage.
Blues: 4-4-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.9 assists, 2.6 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
INJURIES: Stars: Braden Holtby: day to day (lower body).
Blues: Brayden Schenn: day to day (upper body).