Golden Knights vs. Stars Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 3

The Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars meet Saturday in Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at T-Mobile Arena, starting at 10:30 PM ET on TBS, truTV, SportsNet, SN360, TVAS, Max, BSSW, and SCRIPPS. The Golden Knights are up 2-0 in the series. The Stars are the underdog (+100) in this matchup against the Golden Knights (-120).

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Prepare for this NHL Playoffs First Round matchup with a glimpse at who we project to emerge with the victory.

Golden Knights vs. Stars Predictions for Saturday

Our computer model for this matchup expects a final tally of Golden Knights 4, Stars 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Golden Knights (-120)
  • Total Pick: Over 5.5 (computer predicts 6.3 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Stars (+1.5)

Golden Knights Splits and Trends

  • The Golden Knights have a 45-29-8 record overall, with an 11-8-19 record in games that have required overtime.
  • In the 23 games Vegas has played that were decided by one goal, it has a 14-3-6 record (good for 34 points).
  • In the 10 games this season the Golden Knights scored just one goal, they’ve finished 0-8-2 (two points).
  • Vegas has finished 6-6-0 in the 12 games this season when it scored a pair of goals (registering 12 points).
  • The Golden Knights have scored at least three goals in 57 games (41-10-6, 88 points).
  • In the 26 games when Vegas has scored a lone power-play goal, it went 15-7-4 to record 34 points.
  • In the 43 games this season in which it has outshot its opponent, Vegas is 26-16-1 (53 points).
  • The Golden Knights have been outshot by opponents in 38 games, going 19-13-6 to record 44 points.

Stars Splits and Trends

  • The Stars (52-21-9 overall) have posted a record of 12-9-21 in matchups that have needed OT this season.
  • In the 35 games Dallas has played that were decided by one goal, it racked up 45 points.
  • Across the 11 games this season the Stars ended with just one goal, they have earned five points.
  • Dallas has 11 points (4-3-3) when scoring exactly two goals this season.
  • The Stars have scored more than two goals in 60 games, earning 97 points from those contests.
  • This season, Dallas has capitalized on a single power-play goal in 32 games and picked up 46 points with a record of 22-8-2.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Dallas is 35-13-5 (75 points).
  • The Stars have been outshot by opponents 28 times this season, and earned 38 points in those games.

Team Stats Comparison

Golden Knights Rank Golden Knights AVG Stars AVG Stars Rank
13th 3.21 Goals Scored 3.59 3rd
11th 2.96 Goals Allowed 2.83 8th
14th 31.1 Shots 31.6 11th
20th 30.3 Shots Allowed 28.7 7th
20th 20.24% Power Play % 24.17% 6th
16th 79.34% Penalty Kill % 82.01% 8th

Golden Knights vs. Stars Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS, truTV, SportsNet, SN360, TVAS, Max, BSSW, and SCRIPPS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Where: T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada

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