Golden Knights vs. Stars Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 2: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Golden Knights vs. Stars Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 2: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

The Dallas Stars take the road to play the Vegas Golden Knights for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals on Sunday, May 21, beginning at 3:00 PM ET on ABC and ESPN+. The Golden Knights hold a 1-0 lead in the series. Oddsmakers list the Stars as the underdog in this matchup, assigning them -103 moneyline odds against the Golden Knights (-117).

Golden Knights vs. Stars Odds

  • Favorite: Golden Knights (-117)
  • Underdog: Stars (-103)
  • Over/under: 5.5

When is Golden Knights vs. Stars and when does it start?

This matchup between the Golden Knights and Stars is set to start on Sunday, May 21, 2023. You can expect the puck drop at 3:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Golden Knights vs. Stars

The Golden Knights and Stars will take to the ice at T-Mobile Arena for this matchup on May 21, and if you want 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 ABC and ESPN+.

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Who Will Win Golden Knights vs. Stars?

Golden Knights and Stars Betting Trends

  • In 55 games this season, Vegas and its opponent have combined for more than 5.5 goals.
  • Dallas has combined with its opponent to score more than 5.5 goals in 50 of 96 games this season.
  • The two teams combine to score 6.7 goals per game, 1.2 more than this match’s total.
  • Opponents of these teams combine to average 5.4 goals per game, 0.1 fewer than this match’s total.
  • The Golden Knights have won 65.0% of their games this season when favored on the moneyline (39-21).
  • This season the Stars have been an underdog 24 times, and won 11, or 45.8%, of those games.

Golden Knights Stats & Insights

  • The Golden Knights are ranked 14th in the league with 267 goals this season, an average of 3.3 per contest.
  • The Golden Knights are ranked 11th in NHL play in goals against this season, having conceded 225 total goals (2.7 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is ninth-best in the league at +42.
  • The Golden Knights connect on 10.3% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
  • The Golden Knights’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 23.5 hits and 18.1 blocked shots per game.
  • In their past 10 matchups, the Golden Knights have gone 8-2-0 to earn 90.0% of the possible points.
  • They have averaged 3.9 goals per game (39 total) over that span.
  • On the defensive end, the Golden Knights have allowed 29 goals (2.9 per game) over those 10 outings.

Stars Stats & Insights

  • The Stars have scored the seventh-most goals (281 goals, 3.4 per game) in the league.
  • The Stars’ 215 total goals allowed (2.6 per game) are the third-fewest in the NHL.
  • Their fourth-best goal differential is +66.
  • The 10.7% shooting percentage the Stars have amassed ranks seventh in the league.
  • The Stars have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 20.1 hits and 14 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the past 10 games, the Stars have claimed 70.0% of the possible points with a 6-2-2 record.
  • They have averaged 3.7 goals per game (37 total) over that stretch.
  • Over on the defensive end, the Stars have allowed 30 goals (3.0 per game) in those 10 outings.

Golden Knights Key Players to Watch

  • Jack Eichel has been vital to Vegas this season, with 66 points in 67 games.
  • Through 81 games, Chandler Stephenson has 16 goals and 49 assists.
  • Jonathan Quick has a record of 16-15-6. He has conceded 127 goals (3.4 goals against average) and recorded 952 saves with an .882 save percentage (46th in the league).

Stars Key Players to Watch

  • Jason Robertson has recorded 46 goals (0.6 per game) and put up 63 assists (0.8 per game), averaging 3.8 shots per game and shooting 14.7%. That makes him among the leaders for Dallas with 109 total points (1.3 per game).
  • Dallas’ Jamie Benn has racked up 78 total points (one per game), with 33 goals and 45 assists.
  • Jake Oettinger has a record of 37-11-11 in 62 games this season, conceding 144 goals (2.4 goals against average) with 1632 saves and a .919 save percentage, sixth-best in the league.

Golden Knights vs. Stars Injuries

  • Golden Knights: Robin Lehner: Out (Hip), Laurent Brossoit: Questionable (Lower Body), Nolan Patrick: Out (Upper Body), Logan Thompson: Out (Lower Body)
  • Stars: Jani Hakanpaa: Out (Lower Body)

Golden Knights vs. Stars Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Stars (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Golden Knights 4 – Stars 3

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