Stars vs Golden Knights Picks and Prediction – 5/4/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 05/02/2024 at 1:37 PM ET

Dallas Stars at Vegas Golden Knights 05/03/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/4/2024, 2:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: VGS -110 ; O/U 5.5

Dallas Stars at Vegas Golden Knights Prediction

The Dallas Stars visit the Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Friday to play Game 6 of their NHL Western Conference best of seven series at 10:00 PM EST and televised on TNT. Dallas leads the series 3-2, following a 3-2 win at home on Wednesday in Game 5. Make sure you stay up to date with all the NHL action, with our expert NHL picks.

Dallas Stars Preview

Dallas finished the regular season 52-21-9 with 113 points, winning the Central division and leads this series with Vegas 3-2. The Stars can clinch the series with a win on the road Friday at Vegas. 

Dallas is eighth in goals for average of 2.80, through the first five games of the playoffs, averaging 30.6 shots per game and the power play is scoring 33.3% of the time. Jason Robertson and Wyatt Johnston have each scored three goals in the playoffs to lead Dallas, while Miro Heiskanen is the leader in assists with four. Johnston is the leader in points with six, while Hesikanen and Robertson each have five points. 

Dallas is 7th amongst 16 playoff teams in goals against average at 2.60 per game. During the regular season, Dallas goalie Jake Oettinger 35-14-4 with a goals against average of 2.72 and save percentage of .905. In five playoff games, Oettinger is 3-2 with a goals against average of 2.31 and save percentage of .911.

Vegas Golden Knights Preview

Vegas must win Game 6 at home or will be eliminated from the playoffs. Vegas completed the regular season 45-29-8 with 98 points and earned the second wildcard spot in the Western Conference.

Through the first five games of the postseason, Vegas has a goals for average of 2.60 which is 11th out of 16 teams. Vegas is averaging 27.2 shots per game and its power play has scored 33.3% of the time. Jack Eichel is leading Vegas in goals scored with three, in assists with four and in points with seven. Brayden McNabb is second in points with five. Three players have two goals each. 

In five postseason games, Vegas is ninth in goals against at 2.80 per game. During the regular season, Vegas goalie Logan Thompson was 25-14-5 with a goals against average of 2.70 and save percentage of .908. In four playoff games, Thompson is 2-2 with a goals against average of 2.35 and save percentage of .921. 

Our Free NHL Pick for Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars

Dallas will pick up a victory on Friday and clinch the series on the road, but the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed in seven of Dallas' last eight, in 12 of the last 17 Dallas has played versus Vegas, in six of the last eight games that Dallas has played on the road versus Vegas and in five of the last seven overall for Vegas. Vegas has a goals against average of 2.80 in the postseason and Dallas has a 2.60 GAA. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Stars win but our best play is UNDER 3-2.

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