Stars vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 5: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Stars vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 5: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round will see the Dallas Stars hosting the Seattle Kraken on Thursday, May 11 at 9:30 PM ET on TNT, SportsNet, and TVAS. The series is tied at 2-2. The Kraken have +168 moneyline odds against the favored Stars (-203).

Stars vs. Kraken Odds

  • Favorite: Stars (-203)
  • Underdog: Kraken (+168)
  • Over/under: 5.5

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

This matchup between the Stars and Kraken will go down on Thursday, May 11, 2023. Expect to see the puck drop at 9:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Stars vs. Kraken

The Stars and Kraken will take to the ice at American Airlines Center for this matchup on May 11, and if you’d like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

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

Who Will Win Stars vs. Kraken?

Stars and Kraken Betting Trends

  • Dallas’ games this season have finished above this matchup’s total of 5.5 goals 47 times.
  • Seattle has played 55 games this season with more than 5.5 goals.
  • These teams rack up seven goals per match between them, 1.5 more than this game’s over/under.
  • These two teams surrender 5.7 goals per game combined, 0.2 more than the total for this match.
  • The Stars have a 42-27 record when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • This season the Kraken have been an underdog 53 times, and won 24, or 45.3%, of those games.

Stars Stats & Insights

  • The Stars score the seventh-most goals in the league, averaging 3.4 per game for a total of 281 this season.
  • The Stars have given up the third-fewest goals in league action this season, 215 (2.6 per game).
  • With a +66 goal differential, they’re ranked fourth-best in the league.
  • The Stars connect on 10.7% of their shots, ranking seventh in the NHL.
  • The Stars’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.1 hits and 14 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Stars have gone 6-2-2 (70.0% of possible points).
  • They have averaged 3.7 goals per game (37 total) over that span.
  • On the defensive end, the Stars have allowed 30 goals (3.0 per game) in those 10 outings.

Kraken Stats & Insights

  • The Kraken have the league’s fourth-best scoring offense (289 total goals, 3.5 per game).
  • The Kraken have allowed 252 total goals (3.1 per game) to rank 14th.
  • Their 10th-best goal differential is +37.
  • The 11.6% shooting percentage the Kraken have amassed ranks second in the league.
  • The Kraken have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • In their past 10 games, the Kraken are 5-5-0 to earn 75.0% of the possible points.
  • They have averaged 3.2 goals per game (32 total) over that span.
  • Defensively, the Kraken have allowed 31 goals (3.1 per game) in those 10 matchups.

Stars Key Players to Watch

  • One of Dallas’ most productive offensives player this season is Jason Robertson, who has 109 points (46 goals, 63 assists) and plays an average of 18:50 per game.
  • Through 82 games, Jamie Benn has 33 goals and 45 assists.
  • Jake Oettinger has a record of 37-11-11. He has allowed 144 goals (2.37 goals against average) and recorded 1632 saves.

Kraken Key Players to Watch

  • Seattle’s Jared McCann has recorded 30 assists and 40 goals in 79 games, good for 70 points.
  • Vince Dunn is crucial for Seattle’s offense with 64 total points (0.8 per game), including 14 goals and 50 assists through 81 games.
  • Martin Jones has a record of 27-13-3 in 48 games this season, conceding 131 goals (3.0 goals against average) with 1014 saves and an .886 save percentage, 44th in the league.

Stars vs. Kraken Injuries

  • Stars: Mason Marchment: Doubtful (Undisclosed), Jani Hakanpaa: Questionable (Lower Body), Ty Dellandrea: Probable (Illness)
  • Kraken: Andre Burakovsky: Out (Lower Body), Daniel Sprong: Questionable (Upper Body), Joonas Donskoi: Out (Upper Body), John Hayden: Out (Lower Body)

Stars vs. Kraken Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Stars (-1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Stars 4 – Kraken 2

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