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Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Colorado Avalanche and the Dallas Stars meet at American Airlines Center.

Oddsmakers opened the Stars as -110-moneyline favorites versus the Avalanche, while the game's total opened at 5.5.

The Stars were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at +124 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Colorado was a 6-4 loser at home against the Wild. Bettors on Minnesota at +179 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team record: 23-12-3 SU
Colorado is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games
Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Colorado is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games

Team record: 20-14-4 SU
Dallas is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas's last 9 games

Next up:
Colorado home to Winnipeg Tuesday, December 31
Dallas at Arizona Sunday, December 29