Stars vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Stars vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round will see the Dallas Stars visit the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday, May 9, starting at 9:30 PM ET on ESPN, SportsNet, and TVAS. The Kraken are up 2-1. Oddsmakers favor the Stars in this matchup, giving them -156 odds on the moneyline against the Kraken (+132).

Stars vs. Kraken Odds

  • Favorite: Stars (-156)
  • Underdog: Kraken (+132)
  • Over/under: 5.5

When is Stars vs. Kraken and when does it start?

This game between the Stars and Kraken is set to start on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. You can expect the puck drop at 9:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Stars vs. Kraken

The Stars and Kraken will lace up the skates at Climate Pledge Arena for this matchup on May 9, and if you would like to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN, SportsNet, and TVAS.

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Who Will Win Stars vs. Kraken?

Stars and Kraken Betting Trends

  • In 46 games this season, Dallas and its opponent have combined for more than 5.5 goals.
  • Seattle has combined with its opponent to score over 5.5 goals in 54 of 92 games this season.
  • These two teams rack up seven goals per match between them, 1.5 more than this game’s over/under.
  • These two teams concede 5.7 goals per game combined, 0.2 more than the over/under for this game.
  • The Stars have won 60.3% of their games this season when they’ve been a moneyline favorite (41-27).
  • The Kraken have won 24, or 46.2%, of the 52 games they have played as an underdog this season.

Stars Stats & Insights

  • The Stars’ 281 goals this season make them the seventh-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • The Stars are ranked third in league action for the fewest goals against this season, having conceded 215 total goals (2.6 per game).
  • The team has the league’s fourth-best goal differential at +66 this season.
  • The Stars shoot 10.7% as a team, ranked seventh-best in the league.
  • The Stars’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.1 hits and 14 blocked shots per game.
  • In the last 10 contests, the Stars have claimed 70.0% of the possible points with a 6-2-2 record.
  • They are scoring at a 3.2 goals-per-game average (32 total) during that stretch.
  • Defensively, the Stars have allowed 27 goals (2.7 per game) in those 10 outings.

Kraken Stats & Insights

  • The Kraken have scored the fourth-most goals (289 goals, 3.5 per game) in the NHL.
  • The Kraken have given up 3.1 goals per game, 252 total, which ranks 14th among league teams.
  • Their 10th-best goal differential is +37.
  • The 11.6% shooting percentage the Kraken have compiled ranks second in the league.
  • The Kraken have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Over the past 10 contests, the Kraken are 6-4-0 (80.0% of possible points).
  • They are scoring at a 3.2 goals-per-game average (32 total) over that time.
  • On the defensive end, the Kraken have given up 27 goals (2.7 per game) in those 10 outings.

Stars Key Players to Watch

  • A major offensive player this season for Dallas, Jason Robertson has scored 109 points in 82 games (46 goals and 63 assists).
  • Jamie Benn is another leading option for Dallas with 78 points (one per game), scoring 33 goals and adding 45 assists.
  • Jake Oettinger (37-11-11) has a 2.4 goals against average and a .919 save percentage (sixth-best in the league).

Kraken Key Players to Watch

  • Jared McCann has totaled 40 goals (0.5 per game) and dished out 30 assists (0.4 per game), averaging 2.7 shots per game and shooting 19%. That makes him among the leaders for Seattle with 70 total points (0.9 per game).
  • Seattle’s Vince Dunn has racked up 64 total points (0.8 per game), with 14 goals and 50 assists.
  • Seattle’s Martin Jones is 27-13-3 this season, compiling 1014 saves and allowing 131 goals (3.0 goals against average) with an .886 save percentage (44th in the league).

Stars vs. Kraken Injuries

  • Stars: Miro Heiskanen: Questionable (Upper Body), Ty Dellandrea: Out (Illness)
  • Kraken: Andre Burakovsky: Out (Lower Body), Daniel Sprong: Out (Upper Body), Joonas Donskoi: Out (Upper Body), Jared McCann: Questionable (Undisclosed), John Hayden: Out (Lower Body)

Stars vs. Kraken Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Kraken (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Kraken 4 – Stars 3

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