Avalanche vs. Stars Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6

The Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars square off in Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at Ball Arena on Friday, May 17, with puck drop at 10:00 PM ET on TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, SN1, and TVAS. The Stars are up 3-2. The Avalanche are favored (-110) against the Stars (-110).

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Here is our pick for who will secure the win in this NHL Playoffs Second Round contest.

Avalanche vs. Stars Predictions for Friday

Our computer model for this game calls for a final result of Avalanche 4, Stars 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Avalanche (-110)
  • Total Pick: Over 6 (computer predicts 6.6 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Stars (+1.5)

Avalanche Splits and Trends

  • The Avalanche have a 50-25-7 record overall, with a 9-7-16 record in contests that have required overtime.
  • Colorado is 13-7-5 (31 points) in its 25 games decided by one goal.
  • In the nine games this season the Avalanche scored just one goal, they went 1-6-2 (four points).
  • Colorado has scored exactly two goals in 11 games this season (2-8-1 record, five points).
  • The Avalanche have scored three or more goals 67 times, and are 53-10-4 in those games (to register 110 points).
  • In the 38 games when Colorado has scored a single power-play goal, it has a 31-7-0 record (62 points).
  • In the 58 games this season in which it has outshot its opponent, Colorado is 39-16-3 (81 points).
  • The Avalanche have been outshot by opponents in 28 games, going 14-11-3 to register 31 points.

Stars Splits and Trends

  • The Stars have earned a record of 13-10-23 in overtime contests to contribute to an overall mark of 52-21-9.
  • Dallas has earned 52 points (22-9-8) in its 39 games decided by one goal.
  • In 11 games this season when the Stars finished a game with just one goal, they earned a total of five points (2-8-1).
  • Dallas has 13 points (5-3-3) when scoring two goals this season.
  • The Stars have scored more than two goals 68 times, earning 110 points from those matchups (52-10-6).
  • This season, Dallas has scored a lone power-play goal in 36 games and registered 51 points with a record of 24-9-3.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Dallas is 38-13-5 (81 points).
  • The Stars’ opponents have had more shots in 34 games. The Stars finished 20-9-5 in those matchups (45 points).

Team Stats Comparison

Avalanche Rank Avalanche AVG Stars AVG Stars Rank
1st 3.68 Goals Scored 3.59 3rd
16th 3.07 Goals Allowed 2.83 8th
4th 33.0 Shots 31.6 11th
16th 29.8 Shots Allowed 28.7 7th
5th 24.46% Power Play % 24.17% 6th
12th 79.92% Penalty Kill % 82.01% 8th

Avalanche vs. Stars Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Friday, May 17, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, SN1, and TVAS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Where: Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado

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