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Dallas faces St. Louis on 3-game losing streak

December 13, 2021 GMT

St. Louis Blues (15-8-5, fourth in the Central) vs. Dallas Stars (13-10-2, sixth in the Central)

Dallas; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Stars -129, Blues +108; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas heads into the matchup with St. Louis after losing three in a row.

The Stars are 7-6-2 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas is last in the Western Conference shooting 29.5 shots per game.

The Blues are 10-5-4 in conference matchups. St. Louis ranks fourth in the NHL recording 9.5 points per game, averaging 3.4 goals and 6.2 assists.

In their last meeting on Nov. 20, Dallas won 4-1. Roope Hintz scored two goals for the Stars.

TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski leads the Stars with 21 points, scoring nine goals and registering 12 assists. Hintz has eight goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.

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Jordan Kyrou has 25 total points while scoring nine goals and totaling 16 assists for the Blues. Pavel Buchnevich has seven goals and six assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 7-3-0, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game with a .942 save percentage.

Blues: 5-2-3, averaging 3.4 goals, 6.3 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.

INJURIES: Stars: None listed.

Blues: Robert Thomas: day to day (lower body), Jordan Binnington: out (covid-19), Justin Faulk: day to day (undisclosed), David Perron: day to day (upper body), Jordan Kyrou: day to day (upper-body), Tyler Bozak: day to day (health protocols).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.