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Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche

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

Oddsmakers opened the Avalanche as -141-moneyline favorites versus the Stars, while the game's total opened at 5.5.

In their last action, Colorado was a 4-3 loser at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +146 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Stars were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team record: 26-15-4 SU
Dallas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games

Team record: 25-15-5 SU
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Colorado is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games

Next up:
Dallas home to Buffalo Thursday, January 16
Colorado home to San Jose Thursday, January 16