Stars vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Stars vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round on Saturday will see the Dallas Stars and Seattle Kraken meet, starting at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN, SportsNet, and TVAS. The Stars are up 3-2. The Kraken are underdogs (+144) in this decisive game against the Stars (-170).

Stars vs. Kraken Odds

  • Favorite: Stars (-170)
  • Underdog: Kraken (+144)
  • Over/under: 5.5

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

This contest between the Stars and Kraken is set to start on Saturday, May 13, 2023. Expect to see the puck drop at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Stars vs. Kraken

The Stars and Kraken will hit the ice at Climate Pledge Arena for this matchup on May 13, and if you would like to see 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 48 games this season, Dallas and its opponent have combined for more than 5.5 goals.
  • Seattle has played 56 games this season that finished with more than 5.5 goals.
  • These two teams rack up a combined seven goals per game, 1.5 more than this match’s total.
  • These teams give up 5.7 goals per game combined, 0.2 more than this match’s over/under.
  • The Stars have won 43 of their 70 games when listed as a moneyline favorite this season (61.4%).
  • The Kraken have been an underdog in 54 games this season, and won 24 (44.4%).

Stars Stats & Insights

  • The Stars net the seventh-most goals in the league, averaging 3.4 per game for a total of 281 this season.
  • The Stars have conceded the third-fewest goals in NHL action this season, 215 (2.6 per game).
  • The team has the league’s fourth-best goal differential at +66 this season.
  • The Stars have a 10.7% shooting percentage as a team, ranking seventh in the league.
  • The Stars average 20.1 hits and 14 blocked shots per game.
  • In their last 10 games, the Stars have gone 7-2-1 to earn 80.0% of the possible points.
  • They are scoring at a 4.0 goals-per-game average (40 total) over that stretch.
  • Defensively, the Stars have allowed 29 goals (2.9 per game) in those 10 matchups.

Kraken Stats & Insights

  • The Kraken have the NHL’s fourth-best scoring offense (289 total goals, 3.5 per game).
  • The Kraken’s 252 total goals allowed (3.1 per game) rank 14th in the league.
  • 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 shut out an opponent this season. They average 22 hits and 13.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the past 10 games, the Kraken are 5-5-0 (75.0% of possible points).
  • They are scoring at a 3.2 goals-per-game average (32 total) during that span.
  • Over on the defensive side, the Kraken have given up 3.2 goals per game (32 total) over those 10 outings.

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.
  • Jamie Benn is another top contributor 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

  • Seattle’s Jared McCann has collected 30 assists and 40 goals in 79 games, good for 70 points.
  • Seattle’s Vince Dunn has racked up 64 total points (0.8 per game), with 14 goals and 50 assists.
  • 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: Probable (Undisclosed)
  • Kraken: Andre Burakovsky: Out (Lower Body), Daniel Sprong: Doubtful (Upper Body), Joonas Donskoi: Out (Upper Body), 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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