Colorado Avalanche vs Dallas Stars NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Colorado Avalanche vs Dallas Stars Prediction 5/15/2024

The Colorado Avalanche (50-25-7) travel to face off against the Dallas Stars (52-21-9) on Wednesday, May 15th. This game will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Puck drop is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Colorado Avalanche Are Coming Off A Win

Heading into this game, the Avalanche are 4th in the Western Conference with 107 points. They have gone 50-25-7 overall and 34-16 against Western Conference opponents. Over their last ten games, the Avalanche have gone 6-4, but they have lost three straight games.

On the road this season, Colorado has gone 19-16-6, and they are 5-7-1 as the underdog. In games against teams from the Central Division, the Avalanche have gone 16-10. As the underdog, Colorado has gone 2-3 over their last five games.

On the road this season, Colorado’s puck line record is 16-25, and they have a puck line record of 40-42 overall. Their average scoring margin on the road is -.3 goals per game.

So far, the Avalanche have been the underdog in 13 games, and their puck line record as the underdog is 6-7. In their last ten games, Colorado’s puck line record is 6-4.

In their most recent game, the Avalanche faced the Oilers and came out victorious with a score of 5-1. Scoring-wise, the Avalanche put up four goals during the first period and one time in the second period. Colorado’s one power-play goals contributed to their total of 5 goals. Their offensive performance came with 27 shots on goal and seven giveaways.

Colorado came in as the favorites with a -1.5 goal advantage and, as a result, recorded a win against the puck line. Combining for 6 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 6.5.

The Dallas Stars Are Coming Off A Win

With a record of 52-21-9, the Dallas Stars have been the best team in the Western Conference this season. They have gone 34-16 against other Western Conference teams and 17-9 against Central Division opponents. Over their last ten games, the Stars have gone 7-3 and have won their last two games as the favorite.

At home, the Stars have gone 26-11-4 this season and have won their last two games at home. Against other Western Conference teams, Dallas has gone 47-17-7 when favored and has won their last two games as the favorite.

At home this season, the Stars have gone just 14-27 against the puck line, and they have been favored in 71 of their 82 games. Overall, they have gone 36-46 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin for the year is +.8 goals per game.

So far, Dallas has 29 wins by multiple goals and 23 wins by just one goal. In their last 10 home games, the Stars have gone just 2-8 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring differential at home is +.8 goals per game.

The Stars most recently faced the Blues at home and achieved a 2-1 win. The first two periods saw the Stars struggling to find the net on offense, but they turned things around by scoring one goal in the third period. All two goals came at even strength. They finished with 37 shots on goal and had 10 turnovers.

Dallas couldn’t cover the puck line despite the straight-up win, as they entered the game as the favorites with a -1.5 goal advantage. The game ended below the over/under line of 6, with a combined total of 3 goals.

Colorado Offense Breakdown

Offensively, the Avalanche come into the game at 3.7 goals per contest placing 1st in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 4th position in the league. Colorado’s offense comes into the game ranked 2nd in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 16th in the NHL.

The Avalanche come in with an over/under record of 47-32-3. Over the season, there have been 48 games that have surpassed the 6.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, are at 6.8 goals per game.

Stars Offense Breakdown

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In terms of their offensive performance, the Stars are averaging 3.6 goals per game this season, putting them in the 3rd spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 11th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Stars offense is 11th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 2nd in the NHL.

The Stars’ over/under record this season is 42-39-1. For the season, they have had 42 games that surpassed this game’s over/under line of 6.5. Overall, their games are averaging6.5 goals per game.

Colorado Team Defense

Defensively, the Avalanche come into the season ranked 16th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.7 shots per game against Colorado. For the season, they are ranked 19th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Dallas Team Defense

In terms of defense, the Stars head into the game ranked 27th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.6 shots per game against Dallas. So far, they are 21st in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Avalanche vs Stars Trends

  • Across the Avalanche last ten road games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 5-5, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Stars have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 2-8 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 2 goals per game in these contests.
  • Dallas has done well both straight up and vs the puck line when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 puck line in their last five games.
  • The last three games that Colorado was favored, they have an puck line mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.

Avalanche vs Stars Prediction

For a moneyline pick, I’m taking the Avalanche to pick up on a win over the Stars and the road. With the moneyline sitting at +123, I’ll be locking in a bet on the Avalanche straight-up.

Our projections have the Avalanche pulling out a win as the underdog. But if you’re not as bullish as we are on the Avalanche, we’d recommend at least getting a bet down on them to cover the puck line.

If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 6.5 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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