Stars vs. Golden Knights betting preview

Media by Associated Press: Minnesota Wild left wing Kirill Kaprizov (97) controls the puck in front of Vegas Golden Knights center Chandler Stephenson (20) and right wing Phil Kessel (8) during the first period of an NHL Hockey game Thursday

Tuesday’s NHL schedule features a matchup between the Dallas Stars (47-21-14) and the Vegas Golden Knights (51-22-9) at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The Stars are -140 on the moneyline to win at home against the Golden Knights (+119) in the game, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN and ESPN+.

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Stars to win vs Golden Knights -140

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Stars vs. Golden Knights betting lines

  • Favorite: Stars (-140)
  • Underdog: Golden Knights (+119)
  • Over/under: 5.5

Stars vs. Golden Knights Quick Facts

  • Dallas and its opponent have combined to score more than 5.5 goals in 50 of 97 games this season.
  • Vegas’ games have gone over 5.5 goals in 55 of 95 chances this season.
  • These two teams combine to score 6.7 goals per game, 1.2 more than the total set for this match.
  • This game’s over/under is 0.1 above the 5.4 goals these two clubs give up per game combined.

Stars Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Stars Season Stat Insights

  • The Stars offense’s 281 total goals (3.4 per game) are ranked seventh in the NHL this year.
  • The Stars are ranked third in NHL action for the fewest goals against this season, having given up 215 total goals (2.6 per game).
  • With a +66 goal differential, they’re ranked fourth-best in the NHL.
  • The 64 power-play goals the Stars have scored this season have come on 256 power-play chances, ranking them fifth-best in the NHL.
  • The Stars have the league’s fifth-best power-play conversion rate at 25%.
  • The Stars have scored a total of 10 shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Stars’ penalty-kill percentage (83.5%) is the league’s third-best.
  • The Stars’ players win 54.7% of their faceoffs, leading the league.
  • The Stars shoot 10.7% as a team, ranked seventh-best in the league.
  • The Stars’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.1 hits and 14 blocked shots per game.

Stars Moneyline

  • Dallas has won 44 of the 72 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • In 50 games with moneyline oddds shorter than -140, the Stars have 33 wins.
  • The moneyline odds say Dallas has a 58.3% chance of winning this game.

Stars Leaders

  • Jason Robertson: 46 goals and 63 assists
  • Jamie Benn: 33 goals and 45 assists
  • Joe Pavelski: 28 goals and 49 assists
  • Jake Oettinger: 37-11-11 record, .919 save percentage, 144 goals given up

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Golden Knights Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Golden Knights Stats Insights

  • The Golden Knights have scored 267 goals this season (3.3 per game) to rank 14th in the league.
  • The Golden Knights have allowed 2.7 goals per game, 225 total, which ranks 11th among NHL teams.
  • Their +42 goal differential is ninth-best in the league.
  • The Golden Knights have scored 42 power-play goals this season, which ranks 25th in the NHL (on 207 power-play chances).
  • The Golden Knights have the league’s 18th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 20.3%.
  • The Golden Knights have scored 10 shorthanded goals this season (sixth in the NHL).
  • The 77.4% of opponent power plays the Golden Knights kill is the 19th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Golden Knights have the NHL’s seventh-best faceoff win percentage (52.3%).
  • The Golden Knights’ collective 10.3% shooting percentage ranks 12th in the league.
  • The Golden Knights have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 23.5 hits and 18.1 blocked shots per game.

Golden Knights Moneyline Insights

  • This season the Golden Knights have 21 wins in the 34 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Vegas has 18 games this season playing as an underdog by +119 or longer, and is 10-8 in those contests.
  • The Golden Knights have a 45.7% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).

Golden Knights Leaders

  • Jack Eichel: 27 goals and 39 assists
  • Chandler Stephenson: 16 goals and 49 assists
  • Jonathan Marchessault: 28 goals and 29 assists
  • Jonathan Quick: 16-15-6 record, .882 save percentage, 127 goals given up
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