Stars vs. Avalanche Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 5

Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round on Wednesday, May 15 features the Dallas Stars hosting the Colorado Avalanche at American Airlines Center at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, SportsNet, and TVAS. The Stars are ahead in the series 3-1. The Stars are listed with -145 odds on the moneyline against the Avalanche (+120).

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Before watching this matchup, here’s our prediction for which squad will take home the victory in Wednesday’s NHL Playoffs Second Round action.

Stars vs. Avalanche Predictions for Wednesday

Our computer projection model for this encounter expects a final result of Stars 4, Avalanche 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Stars (-145)
  • Total Pick: No Pick – Predicted Margin Negligible
  • Spread Pick: Avalanche (+1.5)

Stars Splits and Trends

  • The Stars have a 52-21-9 record overall, with a 13-10-23 record in matchups that have required overtime.
  • In the 39 games Dallas has played that were decided by one goal, it has a 22-9-8 record (good for 52 points).
  • In the 11 games this season the Stars registered only one goal, they went 2-8-1 (five points).
  • Dallas has scored a pair of goals in 11 games this season (5-3-3 record, 13 points).
  • The Stars have scored at least three goals 67 times, and are 52-9-6 in those games (to register 110 points).
  • In the 35 games when Dallas has scored a single power-play goal, it picked up 51 points after finishing 24-8-3.
  • In the 56 games when it outshot its opponent, Dallas is 38-13-5 (81 points).
  • The Stars have been outshot by opponents in 33 games, going 20-8-5 to record 45 points.

Avalanche Splits and Trends

  • The Avalanche have a 50-25-7 record this season and are 9-7-16 in contests that have needed overtime.
  • Colorado has earned 31 points (13-7-5) in its 25 games decided by one goal.
  • This season the Avalanche scored only one goal in nine games and have gone 1-6-2 (four points).
  • Colorado has five points (2-8-1) when scoring a pair of goals this season.
  • The Avalanche have scored more than two goals in 66 games, earning 108 points from those contests.
  • This season, Colorado has scored a single power-play goal in 38 games and picked up 62 points with a record of 31-7-0.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Colorado is 38-16-3 (79 points).
  • The Avalanche have been outshot by opponents 28 times this season, and earned 31 points in those games.

Team Stats Comparison

Stars Rank Stars AVG Avalanche AVG Avalanche Rank
3rd 3.59 Goals Scored 3.68 1st
8th 2.83 Goals Allowed 3.07 16th
11th 31.6 Shots 33 4th
7th 28.7 Shots Allowed 29.8 16th
6th 24.17% Power Play % 24.46% 5th
8th 82.01% Penalty Kill % 79.92% 12th

Stars vs. Avalanche Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN, SportsNet, and TVAS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Where: American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas

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