Stars vs. Oilers Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 2

Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals at American Airlines Center features the Dallas Stars and the Edmonton Oilers playing at 8:00 PM on Saturday, May 25 ET, broadcast on TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS. The Oilers lead the series 1-0. The Stars are the favorite, with -135 odds on the moneyline, in this matchup against the Oilers, who have +115 moneyline odds.

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Here is our prediction for who will secure the victory in this Stanley Cup Semifinals contest.

Stars vs. Oilers Predictions for Saturday

Our computer model for this game calls for a final score of Stars 4, Oilers 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Stars (-135)
  • Total Pick: Over 6 (computer predicts 6.4 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Oilers (+1.5)

Stars Splits and Trends

  • The Stars (52-21-9 overall) have a 14-11-25 record in contests that have needed overtime.
  • Dallas is 23-9-9 (55 points) in its 41 games decided by one goal.
  • In the 11 games this season the Stars scored just one goal, they went 2-8-1 (five points).
  • Dallas has scored exactly two goals in 13 games this season (6-3-4 record, 16 points).
  • The Stars have scored three or more goals 68 times, and are 52-10-6 in those games (to register 110 points).
  • In the 36 games when Dallas has capitalized on a lone power-play goal, it picked up 51 points after finishing 24-9-3.
  • In the 57 games when it outshot its opponent, Dallas is 39-13-5 (83 points).
  • The Stars have been outshot by opponents 35 times, and went 20-9-6 (46 points).

Oilers Splits and Trends

  • The Oilers have posted a record of 12-7-19 in overtime games on their way to an overall mark of 49-27-6.
  • Edmonton has earned 42 points (18-6-6) in its 30 games decided by one goal.
  • This season the Oilers recorded just one goal in eight games and they’ve earned two points (1-7-0) in those contests.
  • When Edmonton has scored exactly two goals this season, they’ve earned 15 points (5-7-5 record).
  • The Oilers have earned 106 points in their 67 games with at least three goals scored.
  • This season, Edmonton has recorded a lone power-play goal in 37 games has a record of 26-9-2 in those matchups.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Edmonton is 41-18-6 (88 points).
  • The Oilers’ opponents have had more shots in 28 games. The Oilers finished 17-10-1 in those matchups (35 points).

Team Stats Comparison

Stars Rank Stars AVG Oilers AVG Oilers Rank
3rd 3.59 Goals Scored 3.56 4th
8th 2.83 Goals Allowed 2.88 10th
11th 31.6 Shots 33.8 1st
7th 28.7 Shots Allowed 28.1 5th
6th 24.17% Power Play % 26.34% 4th
8th 82.01% Penalty Kill % 79.46% 15th

Stars vs. Oilers Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Where: American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas

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