Stars vs Oilers Picks and Prediction – 6/3/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 06/01/2024 at 8:23 PM ET

Dallas Stars at Edmonton Oilers 06/02/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 6/3/2024, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: EDM -135 ; O/U 5.5

Dallas Stars at Edmonton Oilers Prediction

The Dallas Stars visit Rogers Place on Sunday to play the Edmonton Oilers in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals best of seven series. The opening face off will be at 8:00 PM ET and TNT will televise the game. Edmonton leads the series 3-2 after defeating Dallas 3-1 in Game 5 on Friday night. Make sure you stay up to date with all the NHL action, with our expert NHL picks.

Dallas Stars Preview

Dallas has lost each of the last two games of the series after holding a 2-1 lead. Scoring the only goal of the game for Dallas was Wyatt Johnston in the third period when the Stars trailed 3-0. Dallas took just 20 shots on goal. Jake Oettinger made 23 saves for the Stars. 

Dallas won the Central division with a record of 52-21-9 and 113 points. Dallas is seventh in goals for in the playoffs at 2.83 per game. Dallas is averaging 28.1 shots per game and the power play is scoring 21.5% of the time. Wyatt Johnston has scored 10 goals to lead Dallas in the playoffs and Miro Heiskanen and Jason Robertson are second with six goals apiece. Jamie Benn has 11 assists to lead the Stars, while Jason Robertson, Miro Heiskanen and Johnston are the leaders in points with 16 each. 

Dallas is fifth in goals against average during the playoffs at 2.56 per game. In the regular season, Dallas goalie Jake Oettinger was 35-14-4 with a goals against average of 2.72 and save percentage of .905. In 18 playoff games, Oettinger is 10-8 with a GAA of 2.22 and save percentage of .917.

Edmonton Oilers Preview

Edmonton’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a pair of goals for the Oilers, while Evan Bouchard had a pair of assists in Friday’s 3-1 victory over Dallas. Philip Broberg scored one goal for the Oilers. Stuart Skinner made 19 saves for the Oilers. 

During the regular season, Edmonton was 49-27-6, with 104 points, finishing second in the Pacific Division. Edmonton has a goals for average of 3.59 per game in 17 playoff games and has taken an average of 30.1 shots per game. Edmonton is scoring 34.7% of the time on the power play. Zach Hyman is the leading goal scorer during the playoffs for Edmonton with 13. Connor McDavid is the leader in assists with 25 and is the points leader with 29, while Leon Draisaitl is second in points with 27 (10 goals, 17 assists).  

Edmonton is eighth in goals against at 2.71 per game during the playoffs. Edmonton goalie Stuart Skinner was 36-16-5 with a goals against average of 2.62 and save percentage of .905, during the regular season. In 15 playoff games, Skinner is 10-5 with a GAA of 2.60 and save percentage of .890.

Our Free NHL Pick for Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars

Oilers vs Stars Pick

While the UNDER is a solid choice here, the play is the Edmonton Oilers. Edmonton has the momentum and advantage heading into Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, as the Oilers hold a 3-2 advantage and are coming off a 3-1 victory on Dallas’ home ice. Edmonton has won five of its last seven overall. Edmonton's Stuart Skinner has lowered his goals against average to 2.60 for the postseason. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Oilers win 3-2.

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