Colorado Avalanche vs Dallas Stars Odds & Info
|Game||Colorado Avalanche vs Dallas Stars|
|Date & Time||Friday September 4, 2020, 1:00 PM (EDT)|
Rogers Place 10214 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, CAN
COL -135 ; O/U 6
On Friday, the Dallas Stars play the Colorado Avalanche in the deciding Game 7 of their NHL Western Conference semifinals best-of-seven series. Dallas was defeated by Colorado on Wednesday 4-1 to force the deciding Game 7 showdown. Miro Heiskanen scored for Dallas in the first period, but the Stars were denied the rest of the way. Anton Khudobin stopped 20 shots in net for the Stars in the loss.
Right-winger Dennis Gurianov is leading Dallas in goals scored during the postseason with eight, while defenseman Miro Heiskanen is the assists leader with 14 and points leader with 19. Center Mathias Janmark has a team-high 28 minutes in penalties. In goal, Anton Khudobin is 7-5 with a goals-against average of 2.88 and a save percentage of .909.
Colorado survived its second-straight elimination game with its victory on Wednesday over the Stars. Third-string goaltender Michael Hutchinson came up big in net stopping 27 shots to help Colorado beat Dallas. Cale Makar scored to put Colorado ahead for good in the second period. Mikko Rantanen and Nathan MacKinnon scored as well, while McKinnon added an empty-netter late for the Avalanche.
Center Nathan MacKinnon is leading Colorado in goals scored with 11, assists with 16 and points with 27. Defenseman Nikita Zadorov has a team-high 18 minutes in penalties. In goal, Michael Hutchinson is 2-0 with a goals-against average of 1.86 and a save percentage of .938.
Recent Betting Trends
- Dallas is 6-4 in its last 10
- The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Stars last 8
- Colorado is 11-5 in its last 16
- The OVER has cashed in 8 of the Avalanche last 10
Free NHL Pick:
Colorado has won two consecutive elimination games and has the momentum and entering this deciding Game 7 on Friday. However, Colorado will have its third-string goaltender back in net and Dallas will put pressure on goal from start to finish. The Stars have won seven of the last 10 versus an opponent from the Western Conference. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Stars win 4-2