Golden Knights vs. Stars betting preview

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Thursday’s NHL matchup between the Vegas Golden Knights (51-22-9) and the Dallas Stars (47-21-14) at American Airlines Center sees the Golden Knights favored on the road (-137 moneyline odds to win) against the Stars (+116). The game starts at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN, ESPN+, CBC, SportsNet, and TVAS.

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Golden Knights vs. Stars betting lines

  • Favorite: Golden Knights (-137)
  • Underdog: Stars (+116)

Golden Knights vs. Stars Quick Facts

Golden Knights Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Golden Knights Season Stat Insights

  • The Golden Knights’ 3.3 average goals per game add up to 267 total, which makes them the 14th-ranked scoring team in the league.
  • The Golden Knights are ranked 11th in NHL action in goals against this season, having given up 225 total goals (2.7 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is ninth-best in the league at +42.
  • The Golden Knights have scored 42 power-play goals on 207 power-play chances this season, ranking 25th in the NHL.
  • The Golden Knights’ 20.3% power-play conversion rate this season ranks 18th in the league.
  • The Golden Knights have scored a total of 10 shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Golden Knights rank 19th in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 77.4%.
  • The Golden Knights’ players have posted the seventh-best faceoff win rate in the league at 52.3%.
  • The Golden Knights shoot 10.3% as a team, ranked 12th-best in the league.
  • The Golden Knights average 23.5 hits and 18.1 blocked shots per game.

Golden Knights Moneyline

  • In 61 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Vegas has been victorious 40 times.
  • In 42 games with moneyline oddds shorter than -137, the Golden Knights have 28 wins.
  • There is a 57.8% chance that Vegas wins this game, per 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 conceded

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Stars Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Stars Stats Insights

  • The Stars’ 281 total goals (3.4 per game) are the seventh-most in the NHL.
  • The Stars have conceded 2.6 goals per game, 215 total, the third-fewest among NHL teams.
  • They have a +66 goal differential, which is fourth-best in the league.
  • The Stars have recorded 64 power-play goals this season, which are fifth-best in the NHL (on 256 power-play chances).
  • The Stars’ power-play conversion rate (25%) is fifth-best in the league.
  • The Stars have scored 10 shorthanded goals this season (sixth among NHL squads).
  • The Stars’ third-best penalty kill rate is 83.5%.
  • The Stars win 54.7% of their faceoffs. That’s the top figure in the NHL.
  • The Stars’ collective 10.7% shooting percentage ranks seventh in the league.
  • The Stars have not had a shutout win yet this season.

Stars Moneyline Insights

  • This season the Stars have 11 wins in the 25 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Dallas is 4-6 when it is underdogs of +116 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Stars, implied from the moneyline, is 46.3%.

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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